NASA has selected twenty-eight researchers as participating scientists for the Curiosity Mars rover mission, including Christopher Fedo of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at UT. Clarksville Online featured Christopher Fedo in a story about the appointment.
Forty agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation spent this week training at UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center. Members of the media featured the agents’ excavation exercise Friday in several stories.
Several local media outlets featured stories about a unique UT project that aims to empower residents and help city planners.
Science magazine turned to Howard Hall for thoughts on a new type of nuclear study.
The Knoxville Mercury has featured a multidisciplinary UT research project that aims to better understand how climate affects Knoxville residents on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis.
The Palm Beach Post featured a unique study that is examining tornadoes in Dixie Alley, which loosely includes Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and sometimes the western stretch of Florida. Kelsey Ellis, climatologist and UT assistant professor of geography, is a research participant in the study.
After thirty-nine years at UT, David Northington gave his final concert as a faculty member Sunday, March 6. The Knoxville News Sentinel featured Northington’s last concert prior to the event.
The News Sentinel featured the upcoming debut of a half-hour documentary by UT professor Nick Geidner and his journalism students. The documentary, Reaching Recovery, will shed some light on the problem of neonatal abstinence syndrome in East Tennessee.
UT’s Veterans Services Coordinator Jayetta Rogers appeared on WBIR’s series “Service and Sacrifice” hosted by John Becker to discuss the new Veterans Resource Center opening in Hodges Library in the 2016–17 academic year.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Knoxville News Sentinel and the Chattanoogan, and highlighted the recent findings of Dan Simberloff and Christy Leppanen about the possible link between hemlock woolly adelgids’ winter activity and climate change.