In commencement ceremonies will last week, the university awarded 3,113 undergraduate degrees, 923 graduate degrees, 109 law degrees, and 82 veterinary medicine degrees.
The Tennessee Ledger featured the research of geography professor Henri Grissino-Mayer and his team in two stories.
Colin Sumrall confirms the discovery of a 475-million-year-old fossil.
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.
Nadia Fomin, an assistant professor in experimental nuclear/neutron physics, conducted research at the Jefferson Lab and spoke about the support the lab received in a Daily Press article.
Derek Alderman, a cultural and historical geography professor, shared his thoughts on removing confederate monuments in an Artsy article.
Sociology assistant professor Tyler Wall commented in a story in a WXFT news article about recent 911 phone calls that result in lethal consequences for African-Americans.
Alison Boyer, a joint ORNL assistant professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, spoke with Newsweek about the impact humans have had on mammals shrinking over time.
Microbiology professor Steven W. Wilhelm’s Science Philanthropy Alliance article from June 2017 was referenced in a recent New York Times article about viruses.
Sara Lipshutz, a doctoral candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, was quoted in a Gizmodo article about a recently published article in Current Biology on hummingbird courtship dives.
Microbiology graduate research assistant Karissa Cross spoke with Knoxville News Sentinel about her work with the D. Oralis bacteria cultivated at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Marianne Custer, resident designer for Clarence Brown Theatre and department head of MFA design program, details her theater design experience with Knoxville News Sentinel.