This summer, national and local media have drawn upon the expertise of UT faculty members to learn about this phenomenon and to help the public prepare to view it safely.
Chris Cherry’s bicycle safety video has gone viral around the world.
The Maryville Daily Times featured Bohon’s research, which has uncovered ways white supremacist groups have attempted to infiltrate mainstream environmental organizations in an effort to covertly push anti-immigrant agendas.
Several local outlets highlighted a UT aerospace workshop that showed educators fun ways to bring STEM education into the classroom through hands-on activities.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured research from The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) that is investigating La Crosse Encephalitis, a rare-mosquito-borne illness.
Research into bicycle safety by Chris Cherry has gone viral, thanks to a video of bicycle wrecks.
A course led by UT experts helped prepare East Tennessee first responders for a nuclear incident.
A newly discovered photograph suggests Amelia Earhart may have survived a crash landing in the Marshall Islands. Richard Jantz, a UT forensic anthropologist, told Live Science the photo cannot be taken into fact just yet. Jantz has been studying known photos of Earhart to match measurements of bone fragments found on Nicumaroro Island in the 1940s.
WBIR TV Channel 10 recently interviewed Bruce McKee, UT professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, for a story examining genetic testing.
UT professor of psychology Dawn Szymanski recently published a study in the Psychology of Women Quarterly that suggests that women who work in restaurants that require their bodies to be on display through revealing uniforms may experience higher levels of anxiety and disordered eating. The study found that female servers in these types of restaurants—dubbed “breastaurants”