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Burghardt Speaks to Nat Geo About Walrus Play

Gordon Burghardt spoke to National Geographic about the play behavior of walruses. New research shows walruses are playful creatures and like to toy with bird carcasses.

WBIR Features Bill Fox on Growing Trend of Online Shopping

Bill Fox, director of the Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research, was recently featured by WBIR regarding the growing trend of online shopping. Fox said holiday sales for 2016 showed double digit growth in e-commerce, while in-store sales showed essentially no growth.  He said getting back time and the ability to compare prices easily

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Bakewell Helps Plan Gatlinburg Recovery Effort

Every weekend in January, a charter bus will transport Knoxville shoppers to Gatlinburg with the goal of helping businesses recover from the tourism slump that followed the Nov. 28 fire.

WBIR: Murphy Provides Tips for Staying Healthy During Holidays

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

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Icove Addresses Motivation of Arsonists on Public Radio

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.