Harriet Tubman, an abolitionist who helped many slaves to freedom, will replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty-dollar bill—a decision prompted by the desire to recognize others who have played a significant role in American history, according to a UT expert.
New Scientist featured Devon Burr in a story exploring the possibility that an asteroid barrage may have birthed a short-lived ocean on Mars.
WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Kelsey Ellis, assistant professor of geography, about her new research project that aims to study the impact of tornadoes in Southern states.
Smithsonian Magazine featured Daniel Simberloff in this story examining the idea of “rewilding” landscapes to return them to a natural state. The magazine highlighted Simberloff’s recent study, which indicates that efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals may be limited at best.
After Super Tuesday in Tennessee, the state’s influence in the 2016 presidential election is pretty much over. The Knoxville News Sentinel spoke with Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about Tennessee’s impact in what is shaping up to be a contentious race for the White House.
Howard Hall addressed topics related to how real is the dirty bomb threat.
Dawnie Steadman, director of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, will be featured in National Geographic’s Faces of Death show, which airs 8:00 p.m., Sunday, April 3, on the National Geographic Channel.
Howard Hall discussed what security measures are taken on campus to safeguard nuclear material with NPR.
Scholars Strategy Network interviewed Joshua Inwood about his research that examines how truth and reconciliation processes address legacies of racism, violence, and conflict and move toward community healing.
The New York Times recently published an article exploring why people love animal videos and referenced the work of Gordon Burghardt.