Each year, more than six hundred people from more than thirty-five states and beyond descend on the Great Smoky Mountains as flowers bloom in almost every hue to explore plant and animal life during the annual Wildflower Pilgrimage. The event is sponsored, in part, by several campus departments.
The university recognized campus leaders in sustainability during the Environmental Leadership Awards ceremony on Campus Earth Day on April 19. The awards are presented each year to a student and faculty and staff members whose environmental efforts on campus help ‘make orange green.’ This year, professor Kenneth McFarland, Claudine Nagal, and student Nick Alerderson took
This semester, nearly one hundred Biology 111 students are studying the micro-aquatic ecosystems of Knoxville-area water samples and blogging as they go. Hannah Barry is just one of the students honing her science writing skills by describing what she sees happening to microorganisms as the aquatic environment changes.