Department of Geography News

UT to Recruit Students to Study Geoscience Via NSF Grant

UT seeks to address a potential shortfall in the geoscience industry by expanding and diversifying the geoscience workforce through a new project that will attract and recruit community college students to four-year programs at UT.

WUOT: Studying Weather And The Public

WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Kelsey Ellis, assistant professor of geography, about her new research project that aims to study the impact of tornadoes in Southern states.

Palm Beach Post features Ellis in story about unique tornado study

Kelsey Ellis

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.

UT’s Bell Tells the Guardian How Cities Shape Music Scenes

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.