Taylor Gwiazdon, a 2008 graduate in civil engineering, recently appeared on Shark Tank, a show on ABC in which aspiring inventors have a chance to pitch their ideas to four experts, dubbed sharks.
The Wall Street Journal’s Law Blog describes UT’s College of Law as a ‘big mover’ with its jump in rankings from U.S. News and World Report. UT jumped 20 spots, moving from 72nd to 52nd, in a tie with University of Richmond.
The Weather Channel’s website has a roundup called Hidden America: Amazing Discoveries in Every State that includes a photograph of ancient cave drawings and mentions Jan Simek’s exploration of Tennessee’s caves in the state’s listing, No. 42 of the slides.
Dan Feller was interviewed for an article about Andrew Jackson’s appearance on the $20 and how Jackson’s public image has shifted through time.
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology researcher Veronica Brown is featured in The Echo for her role in bat conservation.
David Greene, civil and environmental engineering research professor, was interviewed for an article about how electric vehicles perform in cold weather.
Roanoke, Virginia, television station WDBJ7 visited the Forensic Anthropology Center and spoke to Dawnie Steadman about the work the center does.
The Daily News Journal highlighted a recent UT report that shows the state’s economy is growing. More than 7,000 new businesses were formed in Tennessee during the final quarter of last year, according to a new economic report released this week by the Tennessee Secretary of State. The report was produced by the Center for Business and Economic
The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture has received a gift of almost 200 rare maps of Europe and other parts of the world created between the 1500s and 1800s. The large gift came from private donors. The News Sentinel recently published a story about the maps. Read it here. (login required) Other media outlets also
A BBC News crew came to Tennessee last week to look a the state’s emerging role in new advanced manufacturing techniques in the wake of the January announcement by the White House that UT would lead a new $259 million initiative known as IACMI, the the Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation. Under a pair of