In the Media
- Knoxville News Sentinel: Wake up and smell the corpse flower: Stinky, rare plant to bloom at University of Tennessee (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
- SmithsonianMag.com: A New History Changes the Balance of Power Between Ethiopia and Medieval Europe (History)
- The Tennessean: Tennessee gets more tornadoes at night than any other state. Here’s why (Geography)
- Virginia Tech: Protecting species on the move (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
- WBIR: 3 UT students to compete on College Bowl co-hosted by Peyton Manning (Classics, Psychology)
- WVLT: UT theatre department ranked 13th in the world (Theatre)
- WVLT: 40 Years Later: Raiders of The Lost Ark makes lasting impact on archaeology (Religious Studies)
- WVLT: UT Body Farm founder, Dr. Bill Bass, holds public event (Anthropology)
Department News and Accolades
Christina Ergas, assistant professor of sociology, published Surviving Collapse: Building Community Toward Radical Sustainability, July 30, 2021. As major environmental crises loom, Ergas makes the argument that one possible way forward is a radical sustainable development that turns the focus from monetary gain to social and ecological regeneration and transformation.
Ola Johansson (’04) received his doctorate in geography at UT. An expert on the geography of music, Johansson appears in “Stockholm Syndrome,” episode three of a new Netflix documentary, This is Pop.
JSTOR featured research by Christopher Magra, professor of history, in an article titled “The Role of Naval Impressment in the American Revolution,” July 4, 2021.