What does songwriting have in common with science? Neal Stewart, who holds the Ivan Racheff Chair of Excellence in Plant Molecular Genetics in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, describes their similarities in an essay published in the July 24 issue of Science.
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Several science websites are sharing Terry Hazen’s development of bacteria to test for the presence of a wide array of pollutants.
All three local TV outlets reported on a new venture by twin sisters Laura and Rachel Clift—sophomores at UT. The students have used their theater training to create a children’s party business called Neverland and Company.
When the first phase of the new 142,000-square-foot Student Union opened on June 1, several local media outlets came out to check out the new space. The project took three years to complete.
A study by the Center for Business and Economic Research projecting that an expansion of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga manufacturing facility could add about 9,800 jobs to the Tennessee economy drew interest from more than a dozen local, state, automotive, and business media outlets reporting it, including Bloomberg and Forbes.
A news release about an active video games study sent in early June resulted in nearly 200 media mentions.
In May, the Early Learning Center released a list of ten ideas to help make learning fun. WVLT, Local 8 Now, created a four-part series from the list.
Distinguished Professor of Law Judy Cornett combines her legal expertise with a passion for literature. She was interviewed by the News Sentinel about this week’s release of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman and the character of Atticus Finch.
Two UT researchers, one an undergraduate and the other a post-doc research associate, have a hand in this week’s historic Pluto flyby.
Derek Alderman spoke to Jessica Glenza of The Guardian about Nathan Bedford Forrest and how symbols from the Civil War are interpreted.