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.
UT faculty lecturer and paleontologist Stephanie Drumheller-Horton is featured in a video interview on the National Geographic blog Laeleps.
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.
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
UT-based computing institute gaining notice for wildfire modeling.
UT herpetologist Gordon Burghardt talked to the New Scientist for a story about geckos onboard the uncrewed Bion-M1 satellite that were seen playing with a plastic collar via surveillance video.
The News Sentinel interviewed PhD candidate, Grant Riley, about his role in developing the pixel luminosity telescope as part of the CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.
Then a visiting assistant professor at Virginia Tech, Ashley Maynor, filmmaker and UT digital librarian, was on campus in Blacksburg when the flood of condolence cards, teddy bears, and other things began pouring into the area.
John Skinner, a University of Tennessee bee researcher and “extension apiculturist,” was interviewed by Nashville Scene about the decline of bee populations.
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.