The Knoxville News Sentinel recently featured Joshua Bienko, assistant professor of art, in this story. He was named Man of the Year for being the top fundraiser for the Knoxville Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Tim Ezzell, a UT political scientist, and other partners recently organized a stargazing party in Calhoun County Park in West Virginia. The park boasts one of the darkest night skies in the eastern United States. The event was part of a project aimed at spurring economic development in distressed Appalachian communities. The West Virginia-based Parkersburg News and Sentinel featured the
WBIR-TV Channel 10 and the Daily Beacon featured UT students’ efforts to help get their fellow Volunteers registered to vote through the Voterpalooza event. Watch this story online.
NewsTalk 98.7 interviewed Joshua Emery about his work with a NASA mission that recently launched to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth. Emery is leading a team that will help analyze the space rock.
The Knoxville Mercury featured Benjamin Fitzpatrick, an associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, in this story about salamanders called mudpuppies.
The Boston Globe highlighted the research of Garriy Shteynberg, assistant professor of psychology, that examines how the knowledge that other people are watching debates polarizes our view of politicians.
Nineteen public relations students are working on a PR campaign about revitalization efforts in downtown Lenoir City. The project is part of this year’s Smart Communities Initiative.
UT’s David Clarke spoke with WUOT about the future of driverless cars and the steps that need to be taken before they become a reality.
Center for Transportation Research director David Clarke recently spoke to the Associated Press about the rail disaster in New Jersey.
Krista Wiegand and Brandon Prins spoke with the Knoxville News Sentinel about where the US and the rest of the world stand in terms of combating radical Islamic terrorism fifteen years after the September 11, 2001, attacks.