The Tennessee Ledger featured the research of geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer and his team in two stories.
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.
CBS Sunday Morning News traveled to Hodgenville, Kentucky, to talk to geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer and find out if Abraham Lincoln slept in a small log cabin located there.
UT geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer warns of an increased risk of landslides as the rainy season continues, reports WBIR.
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.
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.
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.
Henri Grissino-Mayer is leading a team of students who will use dendrochronology—the science of dating tree rings—to determine the age of cabin logs that could trace back to Abraham Lincoln’s lifetime.
Henri Grissino-Mayer analyzes and dates the wood in a bass.