Posts By: Lola Alapo

Smithsonian Magazine Features Simberloff in ‘Altered Ecosystems’ Story

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Smithsonian Magazine featured Daniel Simberloff in this story examining the idea of “rewilding” landscapes to return them to a natural state. The magazine highlighted Simberloff’s recent study, which indicates that efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals may be limited at best.

Nownes Speaks to KNS about Tennessee Role in Presidential Election

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After Super Tuesday in Tennessee, the state’s influence in the 2016 presidential election is pretty much over. The Knoxville News Sentinel spoke with Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about Tennessee’s impact in what is shaping up to be a contentious race for the White House.

Riechert Receives 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award

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A leading UT expert on spiders who has worked to make science education more accessible to public school students has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference. Susan Riechert was honored with the 2016 SEC Faculty Achievement Award.