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.
- Environmental News Network: How the Pandemic Transformed This Songbird’s Call (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
- WTHR: Birds sang softer, but sounded louder, during COVID-19 pandemic shutdown (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
- WKRN: Birdsong becomes ‘sexier’ during the lockdown (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
- Forbes: Is Coronavirus For The Birds? How The COVID-19 Shutdown Affected This Bird’s Song (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
- WBIR: From the bowels of UT, scientists track the spread of COVID on campus (Microbiology)
- KNS Picture Gallery: Waste water and pooled saliva COVID-19 testing at the University of Tennessee (Microbiology)
- National Geographic: This small dinosaur had a marvelous sense of touch, detailed fossils reveal (Earth & Planetary Sciences)
- New Republic: The Paradox of the Burmese Python (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology)
- Insider: The psychology of why people join the Proud Boys and other extremist hate groups (Psychology)
- KNS Commentary & Opinion: RBG’s death a reminder that just law must actively correct injustices (Misty Anderson)
Department News & Noteworthy Achievements
This section of Dialogue features internal news and noteworthy achievements by faculty, staff, and students in our college, as well as other department news. If you have a news item, please email Amanda Womac.
Ernie Freeberg, professor and head of the Department of History, published A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement, the fascinating story of the eccentric aristocrat who launched a then-shocking campaign to bring rights to animals. Read More
Jan Simek, professor in the Department of Anthropology, published research in Science et Vie, the French magazine equivalent of Scientific American.
Anna Szynkiewicz, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, collaborated with UT alumna Shelagh Leutwiler (’07) to explore the geological processes involved in the formation of clay minerals on Earth and Mars through The Universe of Clay, a new exhibit at the Mighty Mud Gallery. Read More