In The News

Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

Nature Features McSween’s Involvement in Mars 2020 Plan

Nature, the weekly journal of science, recently featured one of NASA’s current projects, which involves building a rover that it hopes will bring back signs of life from Mars. Harry “Hap” McSween, Chancellor’s Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, is a part of the team working on the $2.4 billion project to bring back a rock from Mars, which could take place as early as July 2020.

Steiner Research Highlighted by Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Los Alamos National Laboratory recently featured research conducted by Andrew Steiner, UT-ORNL joint faculty assistant professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, in a post about how elements on the periodic table are produced.

WBIR: Young Pianists Series Returns to UT

WBIR-TV

WBIR featured the Evelyn Miller Young Pianist Series that takes place every year at UT. The series kicked off on Sunday, January 22 with Chang-Yong Shin. The remaining performances are Sunday, February 19, and Sunday, March 19.

WBIR: Jantz Seeks to Solve Mystery of Amelia Earhart

WBIR-TV

Many have sought to solve the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on her last flight across the Pacific Ocean, but have come up short without her bones or the plane itself. WBIR recently featured the efforts of Richard Jantz, director emeritus of the Forensic Anthropology Center, and a group of self-appointed explorers, to solve this mystery.