In The News

Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

TV Stations on Campus for First Day of Classes

WBIR and WATE featured segments on today’s beginning of the fall semester. WBIR’s Kelsey Pape was on campus this morning and her segment included video from Saturday’s Torch Night ceremony. More coverage on WBIR begins at noon.

HGTV Photo Slideshow Features UT Gardens

As part of the Southern University Garden Tour, HGTV visited UT Gardens for a photo slideshow on their website. The twenty-eight images show a wide variety of bright blooms, container plantings, and peaceful viewing spots from the gardens.

Gordon Talks to MPR About Infidelity

Kristina Coop Gordon, a UT psychology professor who specializes in the study and treatment of relationship dysfunction, was interviewed by Minnesota Public Radio on whether views on infidelity are changing in relation to the recent hacking of the Ashley Madison website.

Past meets present at East Tennessee History Fair

Knoxville News Sentinel

Dan Feller, professor of history, was a judge of the History Hounds dog costume contest during this weekend’s East Tennessee History Fair. He was featured in this News Sentinel video about the qualifications used to critique the pooches and how the ultimate winners were chosen.

San Antonio Express-News Features Bruce Tonn’s Research on Sustainable Energy

The San Antonio Express-News recently featured the research of Bruce Tonn, professor of political science, in a story examining what the future of cities would be like if climate change and sustainability issues were tackled by the year 2050. Read the story here. Tonn was the lead researcher on a paper about a sustainable energy system

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Pride of the Southland Marching Band to be on The Weather Channel


The Pride of the Southland Marching Band will be featured this week on The Weather Channel as part of the network’s “Heat Week” shows. As part of “Heat Week,” the network—which airs on channel 58.1 on campus—highlights jobs and activities that take place outside during the hottest part of the year.

Media Outlets Chronicle Start of Fall Semester

Move-in weekend, Welcome Week activities, the launch of new safety measures, and this week’s start of the fall semester drew wide coverage from local and regional media outlets.