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.
World-class pianist Hans Boepple will be performing at UT on September 21.
Marianne Wanamaker—an expert on American economic history, education and demography, and labor economics—has been appointed to the President’s Council of Economic Advisers to advise the council on labor and education economics questions.
The McClung Museum opened its new exhibit, Northwest Coast Art: A Community of Tradition, last Friday, but the planning for the exhibition began over a year ago.