UT assistant professor of nuclear engineering Steve Skutnik discusses President Obama’s energy plan with Vox.
A UT study published in the Games for Health Journal suggests that active video games may actually be a source of moderate or intense physical activity in children five to eight years old. Justin Block, associate sports editor of the Huffington Post, profiled the study in a recent post on the site.
Ted Stank, Bruce Chair of Excellence in Business in the Haslam College of Business, talked to Knoxville real estate blog Bricks and Mortar about how Amazon and Walmart are leading trends in supply chain logistics.
Chad Autry, William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management in the Haslam College of Business, was a guest columnist for the Wall Street Journal on August 17. In his column, “Sweatshops Hurt the Bottom Line,” Autry writes, “Companies with a long-term perspective on economic performance know that offshoring production to a factory full of safety hazards isn’t a path to profit. On the contrary, it creates unnecessary business risk.”
The next big step forward in the quest for sustainable, more efficient energy is tantalizingly within reach thanks to research being led by UT’s Joshua Sangoro.
Ben Barton, Helen and Charles Lockett Distinguished Professor of Law, in the Bloomberg article “Are Lawyers Getting Dumber?” says willful ignorance kept law schools accepting students even as the legal business was declining. The article features sample bar exam test questions labeled “Could You Pass the Bar Exam?”
Jioni Lewis, assistant professor of psychology, was recently named the recipient of the nationally competitive 2015 Carolyn Payton Early Career Professional Award from Division 35 of the American Psychological Association. Quest, the campus’s comprehensive research initiative, has selected Lewis as its Scholar of the Week.
Derek Alderman, head of the Department of Geography, recently published a photo essay examining the intense devotion of Elvis fans and ways they express it through pilgrimage and other acts.
Timothy Munyon, assistant professor of management, spoke to Main Street about how Millennials aspire to leadership roles representing a shift in attitudes in the workplace.
Kristina Coop Gordon, a UT psychology professor who specializes in the study and treatment of relationship dysfunction, was interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio on whether views on infidelity are changing in relation to the recent hacking of the Ashley Madison website.