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.
April marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. During that month, media outlets nationwide featured the research of geography professor Derek Alderman.
Derek Alderman, a cultural and historical geography professor, shared his thoughts on removing confederate monuments in an Artsy article.
Professors Lisa Reyes and Kelsey Ellis shared findings of their current project “Vortex Southeast” at a National Weather Service workshop in conjunction with the severe storms laboratory.
As institutions of higher education debate what to do about buildings and spaces honoring historical figures now considered to be white supremacists, two UT researchers are offering a guide they hope will help the conversation.
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.
Renaming roads in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. is part of a watershed movement to rewrite and reclaim US history in a way that incorporates the contributions of people of color.
What if science fiction like the Star Trek series could teach us how to better understand and engage with the real world around us?
Third-graders from Walland Elementary school had the chance to play with an augmented reality sandbox created by UT.
Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in September launched a weather balloon from campus in conjunction with two UT geography classes.