In The News

Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

Terry Hazen Discusses Gulf Recovery on WBIR

WBIR-TV

Terry Hazen, Governor’s Chair Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was interviewed last week on WBIR-TV. Hazen discussed research he has done into environmental recovery in the time since the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Knoxville expert offers advice for parents helping their kids deal with test stress

WATE-TV

WATE Channel 6 recently interviewed Karee Dunn about tips on how parents can help their children deal with the stress of taking the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program exams, or TCAPs. Dunn is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences. Watch the story here.

In the News: Libraries New Digital Collection Showcases Smokies History

Several media outlets have highlighted the Libraries’ new online digital collection of photos and home movies of the Smokies that were taken in the 1940s, ’50s, and ’60s by a Townsend businessman. Folk songs performed by local musicians have been added to the originally silent film clips. The story appeared in outlets including the Associated

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UT Bee Expert Talks to Nashville Scene

John Skinner, a University of Tennessee bee researcher and “extension apiculturist,” was interviewed by Nashville Scene about the decline of bee populations.

Dogs in Courts Initiative Gets WBIR Spotlight

WBIR-TV

WBIR highlighted an initiative of Human-Animal Bond in Tennessee, a program created in the College of Veterinary Medicine, to have dogs available as comfort to children that come into Knox County Juvenile Court.