New Hampshire may be ground zero this week in the race for the White House, but in three weeks Tennessee voters will help pick their parties’ nominees for president. The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Anthony Nownes, a professor of political science, for a story about the presidential race.
Patrick Grzanka and Joe Miles’s study on sexual orientation belief continues to garner national and international attention. The Huffington Post and other media outlets have highlighted the research, which suggests that “born this way” beliefs may not be the key to reducing homophobia.
Supply and Demand Chain Executive mentioned a recent UT study, which revealed through surveys of companies that 90 percent of CEOs believe they should be doing more to attract supply chain talent.
Suzanne Waddill-Goad, assistant professor for the College of Nursing recently published a book, Nurse Burnout: Overcoming Stress in Nursing. Advanced Healthcare Network for Nurses shared Waddill-Goad’s news on their website.
The largest school district in Texas this month voted to rename four schools with names linked to the Confederacy. The Austin American-Statesman spoke to UT geographer Derek Alderman for the story.
Smithsonian Magazine interviewed Michael L. McKinney of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences for a story about the diversity of insects and spiders that live in every room in people’s homes — unbeknownst to the residents.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press this week interviewed Robert Duran, an assistant professor of sociology, for a story about a new ‘Blue Lives Matter’ billboard in the city that is stirring debate.
The New York Times Sunday Book Review featured Robert “Jeff” Norrell’s latest biography.
WATE reporter Whitney Good spoke with student Phoebe Spooner on-camera regarding the adventure of getting home to Knoxville in the aftermath of the blizzard.
Julie Reed’s project to help recover the lost stories of Cherokee people who lived in East Tennessee continues to garner media attention. Several regional outlets shared stories with their readers about Reed’s effort.