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Nature: Ancient worm fossil rolls back origin of animal life

Sep. 4, 2019

(Simon Darroch, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences, quoted)


Associated Press: Ex-Gov. Haslam joins Vanderbilt as visiting professor

Sep. 4, 2019

(Former Gov. Bill Haslam, distinguished visiting professor of political science, highlighted)


The Conversation: Complex birdsongs help biologists piece together the evolution of lifelong learning

Sep. 3, 2019

(Nicole Creanza, assistant professor of biological sciences, and Ph.D. graduate students Cristina Robinson and Kate Snyder, authored)



Tennessean: Franklin Masonic Hall to host first multicultural history symposium

Aug. 31, 2019

(David Ikard, professor of African American and diaspora studies, highlighted)


Gizmodo: The plan to use Fitbit data to stop mass shootings is one of the scariest proposals yet

Aug. 30, 2019

(Jonathan Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health and Society, quoted)


Vox: Why it’s been so lucrative to destroy the Amazon rainforest

Aug. 30, 2019

(Marisa Luisa Jorge, assistant professor of earth and environmental sciences, quoted)


Time: Climate change is likely to devastate the global food supply. But there’s still reason to be hopeful

Aug. 28, 2019

(Amanda Little, writer-in-residence in English, authored)


The Guardian: Bolivia: catastrophic wildfires devastate forest in echo of Brazil’s Amazon crisis

Aug. 27, 2019

(Carwil Bjork-James, assistant professor of anthropology, quoted)


Bloomberg Businessweek: Making new elements doesn’t pay. Just ask this Berkeley scientist

Aug. 27, 2019

(Joseph Hamilton, Landon C. Garland Distinguished Professor of Physics, quoted)