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.
Industry publications highlight Jeremy Smith’s lignin research.
Daniel Simberloff recently co-authored a study that suggests that “rewilding,” efforts to restore land back to its natural state by reintroducing wild animals, may be limited at best. Science Daily and Phys.org highlighted the study, which was published in the Cell Press journal Current Biology.
With election season underway, Richard Pacelle, Jr. has weighed in on a number of election-related issues and trends.
Vanderbilt Magazine, the flagship publication of Vanderbilt University, reported on an investigation featuring the assistance of Amy Mundorff of UT’s Forensic Anthropology Center.
Minnesota Public Radio featured Ernest Freeberg’s talk about how the lightbulb changed nearly everything about American life.
Tom Bell weighs in on the grunge scene in the Pacific Northwest during the 80s. The United Kingdom-based Guardian highlighted his expertise expert on the geography of American popular culture when taking into account the boom of 80s garage bands.
The Smithsonian Magazine interviewed Gordon Burghardt for a story exploring beluga whales’ whimsical and quirky behavior of blowing bubbles.
The Big Orange Meal Share program, which launched in January, allows students to donate their unused guest meals and allows others to contribute funds to benefit students in need. Anagha Uppal, a junior in the College Scholars Program, and Melissa Shivers, associate vice chancellor for student life and dean of students, worked together to bring the program to life. Media outlets showcased the Big Orange Meal Share.