With annual rainfall five inches above normal for the year, East Tennessee’s fall foliage is set to be a showstopper.
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Henri Grissino Mayer, a professor of geography and an expert who uses tree rings to determine wildfire patterns, spoke to the Knoxville News Sentinel following Firewise, a Pigeon Forge meeting aimed at helping residents be engaged in the process of minimizing the potential of a wildfire.
UT astronomer Paul Lewis explains to WBIR what you may have seen if you took any photos during the solar eclipse.
Derek Alderman, professor of geography, spoke with WBIR-TV Channel 10 about how fans of Elvis Presley have intensified his memory four decades after his passing. Alderman noted that pilgrims to Graceland, through leaving personal graffiti on the grounds, help us better understand the Elvis fandom. Alderman researches public memory, popular culture, and heritage tourism in the
Victor Ray, an assistant professor of sociology, penned an essay aimed at the political elite following an August white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, that turned violent.
Ernest Freeberg, head of the Department of History, penned an essay for the Knoxville News Sentinel examining the history of free speech on the UT campus. Freeberg noted that UT chancellor Charles Weaver’s decision in 1968 to veto a student committee’s invitation to comedian and activist Dick Gregory to speak on campus sparked the debate over students’ free speech rights.
The Huffington Post recently featured an article examining five health benefits of forgiveness. The article highlighted UT research, which showed that forgiveness is associated with a whole range of health measures that include sleep quality and fatigue.
Maurice Stucke, College of Law, has been interviewed for several media stories recently.
Thirty-one elementary schools in Marion County, Florida, are saying goodbye to homework, based on research conducted by UT’s Richard Allington.
Students at UT’s Institute of Agriculture are using their smarts to research mosquitoes in East Tennessee.