With annual rainfall five inches above normal for the year, East Tennessee’s fall foliage is set to be a showstopper.
Jon Hathaway talked to WATE about Hurricane Harvey and flood mitigation.
UT’s Jon Hathaway, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is an expert in flooding, water runoff, and urban water issues. He provides some information about the issues facing Texas and Louisiana when floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey begin to recede.
Faculty and experts from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are working with students from South-Doyle Middle School to rehabilitate a key portion of Knoxville’s urban wilderness.
UT Recycling is in need of Waste Warriors to help run zero-waste stations across campus and pass out bags and buttons for the game against Ohio tomorrow. Volunteers will receive a free shirt and free food. Keep an eye out for more game day volunteer opportunities by following UT Recycling on Facebook.
UT Goodrich Chair of Excellence Thanos Papanicolaou has expanded on previous soil health research in an effort to better inform farmers and the agriculture industry.
Terry Hazen, the Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology, a joint UT-ORNL appointment, is working with a team of researchers who have developed a method of using bacteria to help test for the presence of a wide array of pollutants.
UT’s partnership with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is a unique and mutually beneficial relationship. This collaboration supports and enhances public access, appreciation, financial support, preservation and stewardship of the park, while providing essential educational, research, and service-learning opportunities for students and faculty.
A new paper authored by UT professor suggests that in order to cope, conservation organizations need to adapt like the organisms they seek to protect. The paper, published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, argues that conservation organizations need to be bolder in their adaptation efforts given the rate and extent of the ecological changes that are coming.
UT has been chosen to participate in a new program designed to expand partnerships between universities in the United States and Norway.