The UT Symphony Orchestra will present the academic premiere of Knoxville: Summer of 2015, a musical sequel to Samuel Barber’s famous Knoxville: Summer of 1915, on October 30 at the Tennessee Theatre in downtown Knoxville. Several media outlets spoke to composer Ellen Reid about the project.
Chris Cherry spoke with Yahoo! News about adaptation of e-bikes in Asia.
The second annual Arab Fest will be held October 22-24 and aims to bring Arab traditions to the UT and local community. The News Sentinel wrote a story about the event.
Sergey Gavrilets, a joint UT professor of math and ecology and evolutionary biology, was quoted in several articles about epigenetics.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 visited UT this week to experience the Magic of Chemistry show.
According to the News Sentinel, fiberglass pool manufacturer Leisure Pools plans to increase its Knoxville work force to 1,000 in the next decade. Part of their growth will come from composite materials manufacturing, which is crucial for the UT-led Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation.
Yahoo News interviewed Katy Chiles, associate professor of English, for a story regarding an idea held by most Americans and Brits between 1780s and early 1800s that race was determined by environment and diet.
WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Kate Brown ahead of her Department of History-sponsored lecture at UT this week.
WBIR Channel 10 recently featured Jay Rubenstein in a story about the newest round of MacArthur Fellows, a select group of people who receive the title of “genius” and $625,000 in recognition of their work.
The Nashville Scene highlighted Margaret Lazarus Dean’s recent book, Leaving Orbit: Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight.