UT political science professor Michael Fitzgerald talks to WBIR about policy implications of President Trump’s first State of the Union.
Times Daily interviews Hap McSween about verifying a meteorite.
The News Sentinel reported that UT English professor Marilyn Kallet released her latest book of poetry entitled “How Our Bodies Learned.”
Four members of the Jerry Douglas Band have East Tennessee connections, and the band’s 2017 album, “What If” was nominated for a Grammy, according the News Sentinel. UT music professor Vance Thompson plays the trumpet in the band.
UT paleontologist Stephanie Drumheller-Horton is quoted in a New York Times article about Aldabra Atoll, an island in the Indian Ocean near Madagascar that is a predator-free paradise for more than 100,000 giant tortoises. A new study suggests that large crocodiles may have preyed upon them in prehistoric times.
In an article in Diverse Education, UT geography professor Derek Alderman teamed up with Penn State University professor Joshua Inwood, to discuss why the Martin Luther King federal holiday should be moved to April 4.
WBIR was on hand to cover the second Knoxville Women’s March, which drew 14,000 to downtown on January 21. UT history professor Lynn Sacco said that women have been marching since the 20th century.
Political science professor Richard Pacelle stopped by WBIR to share his thoughts on how the government shutdown may effect East Tennessee.
In a trend that echoes the U.S.-Mexico border debate, some say that calling non-native animals “foreigners” and “invaders” only worsens the problem, according to an article in Smithsonian Magazine. UT ecologist Daniel Simberloff feels that those who believe this deny the existence of climate change.
UT sociology professor Victor Ray has been named the new editor of the Inside Higher Ed column “Conditionally Accepted.”
CBS Sunday Morning News will air a segment this weekend about the research of Henri Grissino-Mayer and his team of students to determine the age of a cabin that was the boyhood home of President Abraham Lincoln.
A new center has been established at UT to promote connections and collaborations between researchers focused on human social behavior. The Center for the Dynamics of Social Complexity will combine system thinking, modeling tools, and big data to develop testable predictions and research into a variety of topics related to human social behavior, such as