Josh Inwood, associate professor of geography and Africana Studies, wrote a letter to the Knoxville News Sentinel about recent diversity cuts on the state level that have negatively impacted UT.
UT seeks to address a potential shortfall in the geoscience industry by expanding and diversifying the geoscience workforce through a new project that will attract and recruit community college students to four-year programs at UT.
WUOT 91.9 FM interviewed Kelsey Ellis, assistant professor of geography, about her new research project that aims to study the impact of tornadoes in Southern states.
Professional stock car driver Wendell Scott competed throughout the segregated Jim Crow South during the tense days of the civil rights movement.
Scholars Strategy Network interviewed Joshua Inwood about his research that examines how truth and reconciliation processes address legacies of racism, violence, and conflict and move toward community healing.
The Knoxville Mercury has featured a multidisciplinary UT research project that aims to better understand how climate affects Knoxville residents on a neighborhood-by-neighborhood basis.
Weather information and air quality data pinpointed to your very neighborhood and street could soon be at your fingertips, thanks to a UT research project.
The Palm Beach Post featured a unique study that is examining tornadoes in Dixie Alley, which loosely includes Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and sometimes the western stretch of Florida. Kelsey Ellis, climatologist and UT assistant professor of geography, is a research participant in the study.
Tom Bell weighs in on the grunge scene in the Pacific Northwest during the 80s. The United Kingdom-based Guardian highlighted his expertise expert on the geography of American popular culture when taking into account the boom of 80s garage bands.
Derek Alderman has been elected vice president of the American Association of Geographers, the nation’s premier academic and professional geography organization. Alderman, head of the Department of Geography, begins his term this summer.
The largest school district in Texas this month voted to rename four schools with names linked to the Confederacy. The Austin American-Statesman spoke to UT geographer Derek Alderman for the story.
UT geographer Derek Alderman, who studies the politics of place names, says renaming streets for Martin Luther King Jr. is a way to “construct a new geography of public memory.” But such points of pride can backfire. Alderman was quoted in many news stories and editorials marking the thirtieth anniversary of the federal holiday commemorating