UT historian Julie Reed worked with students last fall to research and recover the lost stories of Cherokee people. The stories will eventually be translated into the Cherokee language and become children’s books. Indian Country Today featured this project on its website.
New Scientist featured Jill Mikucki, a microbiology assistant professor, in this story examining a hidden land of lakes, rivers, volcanoes, and life that is changing our image of Antarctica.
Robert “Jeff” Norrell’s new biography, Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation, continues to garner national acclaim.
Tropical rainforests play a vital role in the well-being of our planet, soaking up carbon dioxide and helping stabilize the global climate. A study from a team of researchers at NIMBioS reveals new findings about the structure of tropical rainforests and how the trees in them interact with one another.
The Associated Press recently featured Derek Alderman, professor and head of the Department of Geography, in a story about New Orleans’ quest to make a break with its confederate past.