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Geology, Groundwater Research the Focus of UT’s Pregame Showcase

Larry McKay, head of UT Knoxville’s earth and planetary sciences department, will lead this week’s College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Faculty Showcase. The presentation focuses on McKay’s research of the movement of viruses and bacteria in groundwater and streams. McKay’s presentation, “Germs and Geology: Emerging Issues in Waterborne Pathogen Research,” will begin at 5

Fitzpatrick is QUEST Scholar of the Week

Ben Fitzpatrick, an assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, recently published a paper about hybrid salamanders in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which became a feature story in the New York Times “Science” section. Fitzpatrick, an evolutionary biologist, works on the genetics of speciation with salamanders.QUEST, UT Knoxville’s comprehensive