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WUOT: Studying Weather And The Public

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 Features Simberloff in ‘Altered Ecosystems’ Story


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.

Nownes Speaks to KNS about Tennessee Role in Presidential Election

Knoxville News Sentinel

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.