WBIR-TV interviewed Derek Alderman about his new research project. Alderman, head of the university’s geography department, has received $62,000 from
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Research by Derek Alderman, head of the department of geography, was featured by WBIR-TV. More than forty years after the
As the nation pauses to recognize civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. next Monday, a UT professor is reflecting on the country’s racial history in a different way—by examining plantations.
The Department of Geography was a force to be reckoned with at the Southeastern division of the Association of American Geographers annual meeting held in November in Athens, Georgia. For the second straight year, the department received multiple awards.
Hawaiian Tropic Founder Ron Rice, a 1964 UT alumnus, returns to campus this week to talk to students, meet with alumni and receive an Accomplished Alumni Award.
Geography Department Head Derek Alderman published an article in Social Education which constructed a lesson for helping teachers and students
A father and daughter pair of University of Tennessee, Knoxville, graduates have teamed up to help give back to members of the United States military through their program Diving with Heroes.
Joe Brickey, a 1985 electrical engineering grad, and Jill Hottel, who got her bachelor’s in geography in 2004 and her master’s in 2010, started the program as a way to help wounded veterans regain their lost sense of mobility via diving.
Two acclaimed adventurers will be on campus on Saturday, September 20, to share their stories and encourage aspiring scientists and explorers.
The Center for Transportation Research has reaffirmed its status as a preeminent research center by announcing the establishment of the Faculty Fellows Program.
From the global food crisis to electric bicycles, the Department of Geography’s inaugural research symposium has something for the geographer in everyone. Titled Mapping Outside the Lines: Geography as a Nexus for Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Research, the symposium begins Friday, February 21, and ends the following afternoon, Saturday, February 22. The symposium is free and open to the public.