Michael Camponovo and Nathan McKinney joined the staff of the Department of Geography in August 2016 for one reason: to build the geographic information system (GIS) program. “Our goal is...
- McClung Museum Expands ¡Vamos al Museo! Program to Other CommunitiesThe McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture will begin expanding its ¡Vamos al Museo! (Let’s Go to the Museum!) program to serve Hispanic students at Norwood Elementary School, thanks to a gift from an anonymous donor.
- Visiting Scholar to Speak on Using the Arts for Social ChangeDeborah Wong, an ethnomusicologist and professor from the University of California, Riverside, is the next speaker in the UT Humanities Center’s 2018-19 Distinguished Visiting Scholars Lecture Series.
- UT to Host First Biological Survey, the Rocky Top BioBlitzUT will host the first Rocky Top BioBlitz—a biological survey focused on identifying as many species as possible in a defined area over a short period of time—from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, October 11.
- UT to Host Conference Featuring Internationally Acclaimed SculptorThe Knoxville community will have a chance to meet and hear from artist Chakaia Booker as she visits Knoxville for the 2018 Mid-South Sculpture Alliance conference, being hosted October 4–7 by the UT School of Art.
- Study: Plate Tectonics May Have Been Active on Earth Since the Very BeginningA new study suggests that plate tectonics—a scientific theory that divides the earth into large chunks of crust that move slowly over hot viscous mantle rock—could have been active from the planet’s very beginning.
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