The Christian Science Monitor interviewed UT’s Joshua Emery for a story about frozen water on the dwarf planet Ceres that could provide clues into the history of our own planet and the solar system.
In the upside-down world of the pipefish, sexual selection appears to work in reverse, with flashy females battling for males who bear the pregnancy and carry their young to term in their brood pouch. But new research from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) shows even more factors appear to play a role in determining mating success.
The Humanities Center kicks off its annual Conversations and Cocktails series on Tuesday.
William Raymond Wade, UT professor emeritus of mathematics, died November 30 in Brea, California. He was 73. He had a distinguished 43-year career at the university, including service as associate head for undergraduate studies in the Department of Mathematics, before he retired in 2011.
A Knoxville News Sentinel columnist recently featured Colin Sumrall, assistant professor of paleobiology, and his knowledge of Bohemian waxwing birds.
Poets.org highlighted Joy Harjo’s words about how artists can use their craft to address national debates in this tweet to its 89,000 followers. Harjo is an acclaimed poet, author, musician, and a professor of English and Chair of Excellence.
The Knoxville Mercury featured Mary Campbell, assistant professor of art, in a question-and-answer story about her new book Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image.
Kiley McCoy, a senior in political science, wrote a guest column for the Knoxville News Sentinel about the need for an increase in minimum wage for the working poor.
Nature quoted Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology, in a story about the return of North America’s oldest mummy to a US tribe after genome sequencing.
The Knoxville News Sentinel included Rich Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, and Krista Wiegand, associate professor of political science and national security expert at the Baker Center, in a story examining what the administration of president-elect Donald Trump’s administration would look like.