WBIR featured Lee Murphy, assistant professor of nutrition in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, during its Live at Five at Four segment. Murphy provided tips for staying healthy during the holidays. Some of Murphy’s tips are: Stay hydrated! Keep fruits and vegetables on your radar. Try to have at least five a day. Incorporate dietary
David Icove, the UL Professor of Practice in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in the Tickle College of Engineering, recently addressed the concept of what motivates arsonists in an interview with North Carolina Public Radio.
A Knoxville News Sentinel columnist recently featured Colin Sumrall, assistant professor of paleobiology, and his knowledge of Bohemian waxwing birds.
Poets.org highlighted Joy Harjo’s words about how artists can use their craft to address national debates in this tweet to its 89,000 followers. Harjo is an acclaimed poet, author, musician, and a professor of English and Chair of Excellence.
Several national publications used the comments of Steve Zinkle, the joint UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials, to talk about a breakthrough in radiation monitoring.
The Knoxville Mercury featured Mary Campbell, assistant professor of art, in a question-and-answer story about her new book Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image.
Kiley McCoy, a senior in political science, wrote a guest column for the Knoxville News Sentinel about the need for an increase in minimum wage for the working poor.
Nature quoted Richard Jantz, professor emeritus of anthropology, in a story about the return of North America’s oldest mummy to a US tribe after genome sequencing.
The Knoxville News Sentinel included Rich Pacelle, head of the Department of Political Science, and Krista Wiegand, associate professor of political science and national security expert at the Baker Center, in a story examining what the administration of president-elect Donald Trump’s administration would look like.
The Washington Post interviewed geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer for a story examining the future of Gatlinburg following a wildfire that devastated much of the mountain town. He also continued to talk to local and national media outlets about his research that has predicted a large wildfire in the Gatlinburg area for years.