Arts & Sciences News

Palm Beach Post features Ellis in story about unique tornado study

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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.

School of Art Co-Sponsoring Big Ears Film Events

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The School of Art is a co-sponsor of the 2016 Big Ears Festival film program. The unique and diverse multigenre music and arts festival occurs in multiple venues across Knoxville from Thursday, March 31, through Saturday, April 2. The program includes a screening at the Tennessee Theatre of Laurie Anderson’s acclaimed documentary Heart of a Dog and video and film artist Shambhavi Kaul’s installation Modes of Faltering.

Science Daily, Phys.Org Feature Simberloff ‘Rewild’ Research

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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.