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Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Handbooks Available Online

UT and the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club have partnered to create the Smoky Mountains Hiking Club Collection, an online digital collection documenting ninety years of hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.

In Memoriam: Zachary Woodall

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Zachary Lee Woodall, a staff member in Facilities Services and a UT graduate, died Thursday, February 4.

Researcher Urges Caution on Rewilding to Restore Wild Spaces

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Efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals have become increasingly popular in recent years. A study co-authored by Dan Simberloff, the Gore-Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, says scientific evidence supporting the potential benefits of this form of restoration is limited at best. The introduction of species into new places is often met with unexpected negative consequences for the environment.

College of Architecture and Design to Host Harvard Lecturer Katarina Burin

Artist Katarina Burin, lecturer at Harvard University's Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, will present "Contribution and Collaboration: The Work of Petra Andrejova-Molnar and her Contemporaries" Feb. 15.

Artist Katarina Burin, lecturer at Harvard University’s Department of Visual and Environmental Studies, will present “Contribution and Collaboration: The Work of Petra Andrejova-Molnar and her Contemporaries” at 5:30 p.m. Monday, February 15, at the College of Architecture and Design.

Claxton Rain Garden Completed as Part of Green Infrastructure Project

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The Claxton Rain Garden, a 3,500-square-foot space filled with more than 2,000 plants behind the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, captures and filters polluted stormwater while enhancing the campus landscape. The rain garden was one of several campus projects planned and executed last year through the Green Infrastructure Project.