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.
Karen Lloyd delivered a conference keynote address remotely—from her laptop, with her six-year-old daughter, Mary Jon, perched on her knees.
“I couldn’t let another day go by thinking about items like that in my lab, left over from old projects and just taking up room on the shelves.”
Several colleges and programs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, earned recognition from U.S. News and World Report in its 2021 graduate school rankings.
Richard Alley, a leading geoscientist who has been studying glaciers and sea level change for more than 30 years, will deliver the sixth annual Mossman Distinguished Lecture at 7 p.m. March 4.
Elizabeth Herndon has been awarded a grant of nearly $1 million from the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Projects to investigate how plants, microorganisms, and minerals compete for phosphorus in the Arctic tundra.
UT’s McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will host a family day from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 15, to celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday.
New research in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology hints at potential therapeutic strategies for Rett syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder.
A UT microbiologist has received a portion of a $3.1 million grant from the US Department of Energy to study how global warming could affect peatlands and their vast carbon stores in the future.
Conny Sidi Kazungu remembers hearing her dad’s voice on the other end of the phone and exhaling. Only minutes earlier, she had heard the blast from her home. Suicide bombers in trucks parked outside the US Embassy in Nairobi had exploded, killing more than 200 people.
On November 15, the night before Garth Brooks’s sold-out concert inside Neyland Stadium, Ashley Humphrey stood a few feet away from the singer during his sound check, waiting to ask for a favor. “Garth, will you sign my graduation cap?” she shouted during a pause in the music.
Stable democracies have long been tied to the cultural values of citizens. But the stability of democracies worldwide could be vulnerable if certain cultural values decline, according to a new study published in Nature Human Behavior.