The work of Joshua Emery, Lawrence A. Taylor Associate Professor of Planetary Science, will be instrumental in a new NASA mission to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth that could help scientists better understand the early solar system.
Experts will talk about the latest research on everything from dinosaurs to bears and from nuclear fuel to infant behavior at this fall’s Science Forum.
Wired featured Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, in a recent story about human control over species population size.
Mary Campbell, who is both an assistant professor in the School of Art and a lawyer, argues that Mormons may switch their party allegiance in the upcoming presidential election.
Prison museums are proliferating and more popular than ever. Michelle Brown, associate professor of sociology, weighs in on the reasoning behind re-purposing former prisons into museum
Academic Minute featured Julia Jaekel, Assistant Professor in the Department of Child and Family Studies. Jaekel collaborated with Hillary Fouts, director of graduate studies, to explain why it’s important for refugee mothers to keep homeland child caring practices.
WVLT-TV Local 8 Now interviewed Dawnie Steadman, director of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center, for a story examining why more and more people are choosing to forgo burials upon death and instead donate their bodies to science.
Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, weighs in on an industry debate—is biocontrol a better alternative to pesticides– in this Slate story.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the James K. Polk Project, based in the Department of History, a $204,785 grant.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Robert Durán, assistant professor of sociology, for a story about the reasons that drive Knoxville gang membership.