A&S in the News
This section of Dialogue features external media coverage faculty, staff, and students in our college received. Links are sourced from UT System News Roundup. If you have a news item, please email Amanda Womac.
Humanities and Visual & Performing Arts
- WVLT: Harvest relationships with refugees at Knoxville garden (History)
- WVLT: UT professor says to prepare to miss classes over COVID-19 (Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures)
- Quanta Magazine: Inside Deep Undersea Rocks, Life Thrives Without the Sun (Microbiology)
- CNN: Bad to the bone: Cannibal dinosaurs turned to eating each other in tough times (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
- The Guardian: Allosaurus dinosaur suspected to be scavenging cannibal (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
- Smithsonian Magazine: Carnivorous Dinosaurs Like Allosaurus Were Cannibals (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
- National Geographic: This dinosaur may have been a cannibal, gnarly bite marks reveal (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
- Vice: Desperate Dinosaurs Turned to Cannibalism to Survive, Study Suggests (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
- Yahoo News: In lean times, fierce dinosaur Allosaurus resorted to cannibalism (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
Department News & Noteworthy Achievements
This section of Dialogue features internal news and noteworthy achievements by faculty, staff, and students in our college. If you have a news item, please email Amanda Womac.
Jake Alexander, a graduate student in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, received the Warren L. and Florence W. Calvert Memorial Scholarship from the Houston Geological Society. Read More
Annette Engel, a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, coauthored a study published in the American Society for Microbiology’s journal mSystems. Read More
Susan Kalisz, professor and head of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and former post-doctoral fellow Mason Heberling, now assistant curator of botany at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, received the Ecological Society of America’s (ESA) George Mercer Award for a paper published in February 2019. Read More
Mary McAplin, professor in the Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, was appointed to the PMLA Editorial Board.
Kenneth McFarland, emeritus greenhouse manager and lecturer in the UT Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, recently co-authored a paper in Frontiers in Plant Science titled “Population Genomics and Phylogeography of a Clonal Bryophyte With Spatially Separated Sexes and Extreme Sex Ratios.” Read More
Physics Graduate Student Casey Morean is among 62 graduate students nationwide recently selected for the US Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program. Read More
This spring, three undergraduate students in the math honors program graduated and were accepted into prestigious graduate programs for fall 2020. Read More