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John C. Hodges Library: An Architectural Perspective

Hodges Library

Tennessee Today reached out to Jennifer Akerman, assistant professor in the College of Architecture and Design, to ask about the shape of Hodges Library and what challenges the designers may have faced.

Simberloff Comments on Forest-Species Study in New York Times

The New York Times featured a study that suggests stitching together forests can help save multiple species. The publication interviewed Daniel Simberloff, an ecologist at UT, who cautioned that the research relied heavily on debatable modeling assumptions.

Expert: What Texas, Louisiana Will Face Following Hurricane Flooding

UT’s Jon Hathaway, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is an expert in flooding, water runoff, and urban water issues. He provides some information about the issues facing Texas and Louisiana when floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey begin to recede.