The Knoxville Mercury highlighted this year’s line up for Public Cinema, a series showing recent independent movies from around the world. UT’s Paul Harrill and Darren Hughes launched the Public Cinema a year ago.
Gizmodo, Science Daily, and Phys.org recently featured a study co-authored by Kristen Savell, a third-year doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology. The paper is among the first to document how evolutionary selection has shaped variation in human limbs across the globe.
Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Studies, weighs in on an industry debate—is biocontrol a better alternative to pesticides– in this Slate story.
A UT computer science student got to spend the summer testing spaceflight software.
A leading scientific journal recently interviewed UT’s Qiang He about the Flint crises.
Jessi Grieser, assistant professor of English, spoke with American University Radio WAMU 88.5 for a story exploring whether residents of Washington DC have an accent.
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Robert Durán, assistant professor of sociology, for a story about the reasons that drive Knoxville gang membership.
Smithsonian Magazine recently interviewed Vladimir Dinets, assistant research professor of psychology and an animal behaviorist, for a story about new threats to crocodiles, animals that have long been considered indestructible.
In “A New Home for the Sciences,” Laboratory Design describes the plans for construction of the new Strong Hall Science Laboratory Facility. Scheduled to be completed in December, the building will house the anthropology, earth and planetary sciences, chemistry, and biology departments.
For an article in the Home Palate series in the Knoxville Mercury, Dennis Perkins attended a UT Culinary Program challenge featuring student chef Brandon Hill.