In The News

Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

News Sentinel: Hughes Among Scientists Studying GSMNP After Wildfires

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.

WATE Highlights East Tennessee History Day

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.

WBIR Interview with Chancellor Davenport: There is Something Special Here

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

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Stokely Family Residence Hall Dining Featured in Food Management

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.