Southeastern Transportation Center director Stephen Richards recently spoke with several media outlets about the fatal school bus crash in Chattanooga.
David Icove recently discussed the wave of wildfires and the motivation behind arsonists with the Knoxville News Sentinel.
The Knoxville News Sentinel and the Tennessean spoke to Henri Grissino-Mayer, professor of geography, about the possible connection between the drought in the region and the wildfires.
Derek Alderman, head of the UT Department of Geography, and Kurt Butefish, coordinator of the Tennessee Geographic Alliance, wrote an opinion editorial for the Knoxville News Sentinel about the importance of geography in state social studies curriculum as officials seek to revise the standards. They noted that geography is increasingly becoming a smaller part of the curriculum–which is a disadvantage to K-12 students.
Maurice Stucke, a professor in the College of Law, recently co-authored a book published by the Harvard University Press. The book, Virtual Competition: The Promise and Perils of the Algorithm-Driven Economy, is available now at bookstores and online booksellers. It has received numerous reviews, including one from The Wall Street Journal (subscription required) and the Yale School of
Marilyn Kallet, a Knoxville poet and professor of English, recently spoke with WUOT 91.9 FM about the healing power of words and what she has learned from watching others discover it.
Healthy Pets recently featured the research of Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor of psychology, which examines the hunting behavior of crocodiles.
The Knoxville Mercury recently featured the UT Opera Theatre’s production of Ulysses. The theater performed the play in early November.
WBIR-TV Channel 10 interviewed Anthony Nownes, professor of political science, about key election indicators that would offer clues about how local and national elections would work out.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Mark Hulsether, professor of religious studies, for a story examining the intersection of religion and politics and how people of faith draw disparate conclusions at the ballot box.