The Knoxville News Sentinel reported on news that English professor Joy Harjo was recently recognized for her work. Harjo has been awarded the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, a $100,000 prize that annually recognizes the work of a living American poet for outstanding lifetime accomplishments.
A new study from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, based at UT, sheds light on the origins of human cooperation.
In a study published recently in the Journal of Glaciology, researchers report new information on Blood Falls. Multiple outlets—including Simple Most, Bustle, Outdoor Hub, and Popular Science—reported on the recent findings. This study confirms the speculation of a 2015 paper by Jill Mikucki, an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, into a confirmed fact—and includes some findings that could have major implications for our warming planet, too.
Dozens of Gatlinburg residents, many of them wearing matching t-shirts that read “Gatlinburg wildfire survivors,” crowded into city hall Tuesday night to voice concerns and complaints related to the November Sevier County wildfires and how they’ve been handled by the city. Among the voices heard Tuesday was Henri Grissino-Mayer, professor in the Department of Geography, who
Snakes, although as social as birds and mammals, have long been thought to be solitary hunters and eaters.
National Geographic spoke with UT’s Daniel Simberloff about how a 150-year-old effort to restore remote Ascension Island in the Atlantic may help humans add trees to Mars and possibly save Earth.
Kids of all ages should enjoy the long and lazy days of summer, but they also need to incorporate reading into their daily routines.
Gizmodo recently had a story examining how mitochondria — the powerhouse of the cell — might be a little more powerful and hotter than once thought. The story is based on a new, but not yet peer-reviewed, study conducted by an international team of scientists–including UT’s Maitreyi Das.
Representatives from 23 departments and 10 agencies gathered on campus last week for a tabletop emergency management exercise.
The trend among consumers to shop for goods and services online has increased the threat of price fixing—and that could significantly impact your wallet.