The Knoxville News Sentinel recently featured Karen Hughes, a mycologist and professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, in a video interview and written article. Hughes is one of many scientists conducting research in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park following the November 2016 wildfires. Her research focuses on fungi that comes up uniquely after fires.
A team of researchers, including a UT graduate student, have found a new way to estimate the age of a skeleton using the pubis, a pair of bones forming two sides of the pelvis. Forensic Magazine featured Cristina Figueroa-Soto, a doctoral student in anthropology, and the other scientists in this story. The team has developed a more
Nearly 250 students from around the region took part in the 2017 East Tennessee History Day, a competition that gives young people a chance to demonstrate their knowledge of history through research. WATE-TV Channel 6 highlighted the competition.
Daniel Feller, professor in the department of history and director of The Papers of Andrew Jackson, was recently interviewed by two national media outlets on President Trump’s admiration of President Andrew Jackson.
Professor in the Department of Geography and Fire Ecologist Henri Grissino-Mayer was interviewed by WATE and WVLT last month about the November 2016 wildfires in Sevier County.
WBIR’s Robin Wilhoit sat down with Chancellor Beverly Davenport to see how she’s settling into her role. Wilhoit discussed a variety of topics with Chancellor Davenport including the Guinness World Record, potential for outsourcing services, and combating sexual assault, among other topics. “I feel a great honor, I feel a responsibility,” said Davenport. “There is
WBIR-TV Channel 10 highlighted UT’s AustenFest, a three-day celebration of the work of 18th-century author Jane Austen. The event runs through Friday.
Michael Knight, professor in the Department of English, received highly positive reviews for his book Eveningland in the New York Times.
Richards addresses guardrail safety in wake of fatal accident.
Food Management highlighted the new dining facility located within the residence hall, the Fresh Food Company. Senior Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Jeff Maples was interviewed for the article. He spoke about the student input that went in to the planning of the dining hall and the popularity of the new facility.