The Charleston Gazette-Mail featured research scientist Tim Ezzell in a story about the potential creation of a “dark sky” park in West Virginia. Fairmont State University architecture students have produced a conceptual design for a planned addition to Calhoun County Park, which boasts some of the darkest night skies in the eastern United States. The goal is to help draw stargazers to the site.
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They’ve dubbed it “Appalachia 4G”—a proposed plan to use smartphone technology to spur business development and tourism in Johnson County, Tennessee.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press featured a UT class project. Ducktown, Tennessee is attempting to become the greenest small town in America, and a project led by a UT professor and former Chattanooga area resident is expected to help play a part. Tim Ezzell, a political science lecturer and director of the school’s Appalachian Teaching
UT Students are part of a project that provides planning and economic development assistance to distressed communities.
Amateur astronomers are seeking nice dark places where they can watch the nighttime sky. They just might find it in Calhoun County. Tim Ezzell is a researcher at UT and he is leading a team of other UT researchers and officials in Calhoun County to determine if this area is dark enough to become an
The Knoxville News Sentinel reported on a groundbreaking study conducted by UT researchers shedding light on the strengths and weaknesses of communities in Appalachia.
A strong community is not unlike a computer. It needs good hardware—transportation, housing and infrastructure—and software—education, health care, and workforce development. A groundbreaking study conducted by UT researchers sheds light on the strengths and weaknesses of communities in Appalachia.