A team of meteorologists including UT’s Kelsey Ellis recently wrapped up the first phase of an unprecedented project to study tornadoes in the South. WUOT spoke to Ellis about the project.
WATE-TV Channel 6 recently interviewed Patrick Grzanka, assistant professor of psychology, about the compounded discrimination faced by people of color who also identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.
The 2016 presidential elections will likely be one of the nation’s historic races—both because of the presumptive candidates and the voter groups each will drive to the polls—according to Richard Pacelle, a UT political science expert and head of the Department of Political Science.
Josh Inwood, associate professor of geography and Africana Studies, wrote a letter to the Knoxville News Sentinel about recent diversity cuts on the state level that have negatively impacted UT.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 recently spoke with Bruce McKee, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, for a story about the use of DNA tests to explore one’s family history.
Indian Country Today featured history professor Dan Feller in this story about the US Treasury’s announcement to replace president Andrew Jackson with ex-slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill.
The Washington Post and Chicago Tribune quote Daniel Simberloff in stories about a disease that has killed more than one million oak and tanoak trees in coastal California.
The Washington Post recently interviewed Anthony Nownes, a professor of political science, for a story examining the impact of endorsements from celebrities and sports figures in this year’s presidential election.
Rich Pacelle, head of the UT Department of Political Science, this week made several appearances in national and local media on topics ranging from guns on campus to the future of the presidential race.
MSN quoted history professor Dan Feller in this story examining whether Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has what it takes to be and act “presidential.”