Last week, the Stokely Family Residence Hall opened for the spring semester and welcomed its first residents. The News Sentinel, the Daily Beacon, WBIR, WATE, and WVLT toured the hall.
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.
The New York Times, Washington Post and Gizmodo quoted geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer in a story examining what makes the sound from famous old violins so exquisite.
The Christian Science Monitor interviewed UT’s Joshua Emery for a story about frozen water on the dwarf planet Ceres that could provide clues into the history of our own planet and the solar system.
The Christian Science Monitor recently spoke with UT’s Jon Hathaway about urban storm runoff.
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
Earlier this week, the Greater Knoxville Business Journal announced its 10th 40 Under 40 class, which includes two UT Knoxville employees and one faculty member of the UT Graduate School of Medicine.
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 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
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.