Dinosaur bones at a much-researched quarry still hold scientific surprises says Stephanie Drumheller, University of Tennessee, Knoxville paleontologist and lead author on a study about cannibalism.
Two graduate students have received Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) awards. Since 2014, UT ranks number one in the country for SCGSR awards.
During the pandemic, alumni of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s College of Social Work are finding new ways to provide essential human services to their communities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted East Tennessee Chinese/Chinese American Care to help make sure medical personnel and first responders have equipment to do their jobs effectively while staying protected.
Neither app was developed with a pandemic in mind, but both University of Tennessee, Knoxville inventors believe their technology can support individuals indirectly or directly affected by the pandemic.
“As a nurse, you show up, even though it’s scary,” Laura Phelps says. “Volunteers do the same. You come together in times of need. You show up for each other.”
Conlan Burbrink’s professional resume includes grounds work at the highest level of soccer, cricket, and baseball, where he interned for a summer with his hometown team, the Cincinnati Reds.
The transmission of SARS-CoV-2 virus allegedly from an animal to a human and the human-to-human spread of COVID-19 demonstrates how animal, human, plant, and environmental health are interconnected.
Professors leading weekly sessions in mindfulness-based stress reduction with medical residents and employees at the University of Tennessee Medical Center say the timing has coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic.
At home, medical workers may face the same isolation as the rest of the country. Then they put on their scrubs and their masks and move to the front lines, facing the coronavirus head-on every day in cities across the United States.
Kristy Benoit Allen, a psychology professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, studies the intergenerational transmission of anxiety and how parenting behavior affects children’s anxiety.
Campus experts have offered several holistic approaches for students to stay healthy and motivated during this time.