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Education
6:53 am
Tue March 17, 2015

For Ernie Roberts, Math Is A Lifelong Learning Process

Credit TN Learn/Mathline

Math teacher Ernie Roberts has a busy definition of retirement. He still teaches at Bearden High in Knox County. And every weeknight, he drives to the studios of East Tennessee PBS to teach to an even bigger classroom – a television audience.

Roberts' program, called Mathline, is designed to help students. But Roberts discovered curiosity about math is shared by people of all ages.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
8:19 am
Mon March 16, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 08

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On this week's News From the Hill, WUOT's Chrissy Keuper and Tom Humphrey discuss the latest events in the Tennessee legislature...

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Nature and Conservation
6:49 am
Tue March 10, 2015

New Smokies Superintendent: Preserving Park Involves Communities

Credit Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Cassius Cash’s arrival as superintendent of Great Smoky Mountains National Park is something of a homecoming. A Memphis native, Cash’s path took him from owl habitats in Washington state to managing historical sites in Boston. But now, as the National Park Service official in charge of the system’s busiest park, he faces unique challenges and benefits that happen only in the Smokies.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
5:13 am
Mon March 9, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 07

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On this week's News From the Hill, WUOT's Chrissy Keuper and Tom Humphrey discuss the latest events in the Tennessee legislature...

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Nature and Conservation
3:58 pm
Wed March 4, 2015

Dialogue: Tennessee Uncharted

"Tennessee Uncharted" host Erick Baker
Credit Bryan Allen

Whether you’re a native Tennessean or a newcomer, the state’s natural diversity and wild landscapes are among the most visible trademarks of the Volunteer State. But maybe you’ve never explored those places, even in your own neighborhood.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
5:10 am
Mon March 2, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 06

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On this week's News From the Hill, WUOT's Chrissy Keuper and Tom Humphrey discuss the latest events in the Tennessee legislature...

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Science and Society
5:50 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

The Method: The Science and Art of Cartography; College Baseball's Quest for "Pop"

Willem Blaeu's 1643 map, Saltzburg Archiepiscopatus Carinthia Ducatus (The archbishopric of Salzburg and the Duchy of Carinthia).
Credit McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture

Today, a map is something you look at on a tiny smartphone screen, showing where you are and what's within fifty feet. But for most of cartography's history, maps took a broader view, showing not only political and geographic boundaries, but culture and art. Cartography is a melding of science and art, as Matt Shafer Powell learned while looking through the McClung Museum's newest acquisitions.

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
7:30 am
Mon February 23, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 05

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WUOT's Chrissy Keuper catches up with Tom Humphrey after winter weather shut down the Tennessee General Assembly... 

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109th Tennessee General Assembly
4:54 am
Mon February 16, 2015

News From The Hill: Tom Humphrey 04

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The deadline for introducing legislation has come and gone. WUOT's Chrissy Keuper speaks with Tom Humphrey about some of the bills that made it under the wire...

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Arts and Culture
12:00 pm
Wed February 4, 2015

"Master Harold" Examines Race Through The Lens Of Apartheid

Bryant Bentley (left), Rico Bruce Wade and Eric Sorrels star in the Clarence Brown Theatre production of Athol Fugard's "Master Harold...and the Boys."
Credit Liz Aaron

The place is South Africa, during the time of apartheid. A young white man, referred to as Master Harold, has a tense relationship with his black servants, Sam and Willie. The play is called Master Harold...and the Boys, and it’s rooted in the real life experiences of playwright Athol Fugard.

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