The largest school district in Texas this month voted to rename four schools with names linked to the Confederacy. The Austin American-Statesman spoke to UT geographer Derek Alderman for the story.
The MEDIC Regional Blood Center UT vs. UConn Blood Drive Battle will take place Monday, February 1, through Friday, February 5. This is the first year that UT will take on the University of Connecticut to see which fan base can bring in more blood donations during a five-day period.
Smithsonian Magazine interviewed Michael L. McKinney of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences for a story about the diversity of insects and spiders that live in every room in people’s homes — unbeknownst to the residents.
Jess Hendricks, a fellow and guest researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, will present results of the study and discuss her work at the CDC during today’s Science Forum.
Job growth and consumer spending continue to grow and position Tennessee and the nation’s economies for a strong 2016, according to a report released today from the Center for Business and Economic Research.