In the Shelby v. Holder decision, a key section of the landmark 1965 Voting Rights Act was eliminated, enabling states with a history of racial discrimination to enact new voting laws.
UT researchers will team up with community members to map urban heat islands and collect the data necessary to protect disproportionately affected communities.
Plantation museums could be ideal venues for students to learn about the nation’s history of race-based slavery, but only if they stop whitewashing the horrors of what took place on their grounds.
UT Geography Professor Derek Alderman featured in a documentary about MLK Streets.
With the onset of spring come thunderstorms, and sometimes tornadoes. Learn how these systems form and why night tornadoes are especially deadly.
Undergraduate and graduate students in law, nursing, social work, public health, and other disciplines are stepping up and taking advantage of experiential learning opportunities offered by the university to address the opioid crisis in Tennessee.
UT’s Substance Misuse Community of Scholars is a collective of researchers working diligently to address opioid use disorder and its impact on the lives of Tennesseans.
A team from across campus has come together to make life better for pollinators at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville through outreach, community engagement, education, and project areas.
More people die during tornadoes in the Southeast than anywhere else in the United States. And still, a lot of people have misconceptions about their risk of being impacted by tornadoes, according to a new study published in PLOS One by researchers at UT.
Jacob Dein, a graduate student studying geography, has received a 2019 American Geographical Society (AGS) Council Fellowship for his research studying the impact of noise pollution in urban spaces.
Laura Smith, a UT geography PhD candidate, discusses how she uses data collected 80 years ago by dendrochronology pioneer Florence Hawley to better understand today’s correlation between tree growth and precipitation in eastern Tennessee.
Two UT researchers have studied the handling of these renaming of streets honoring historical figures associated with the Ku Klux Klan and white supremacy.