The Palm Beach Post featured a unique study that is examining tornadoes in Dixie Alley, which loosely includes Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and sometimes the western stretch of Florida. Kelsey Ellis, climatologist and UT assistant professor of geography, is a research participant in the study.
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After thirty-nine years at UT, David Northington gave his final concert as a faculty member Sunday, March 6. The Knoxville News Sentinel featured Northington’s last concert prior to the event.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Knoxville News Sentinel and the Chattanoogan, and highlighted the recent findings of Dan Simberloff and Christy Leppanen about the possible link between hemlock woolly adelgids’ winter activity and climate change.
Industry publications highlight Jeremy Smith’s lignin research.
Daniel Simberloff recently co-authored a study that suggests that “rewilding,” efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals, may be limited at best. Science Daily and Phys.org highlighted the study, which was published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology.
With election season underway, Richard Pacelle, Jr. has weighed in on a number of election-related issues and trends.
Vanderbilt Magazine, the flagship publication of Vanderbilt University, reported on an investigation featuring the assistance of Amy Mundorff of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center.
Minnesota Public Radio featured Ernest Freeberg’s talk about how the lightbulb changed nearly everything about American life.
Tom Bell weighs in on the grunge scene in the Pacific Northwest during the 80s. The United Kingdom-based Guardian highlighted his expertise expert on the geography of American popular culture when taking into account the boom of 80s garage bands.
Two professors—one who researches ways to clean up the environment and another who studies how microbial communities interact to shape the planet—have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology.