MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- WMOT News continues a series of stories that examine those small slices of the Tennessee economy that have prospered during hard times.
Public higher education in Tennessee experienced remarkable growth during the economic downturn. The state’s two public systems, the Tennessee Board of Regents system and the University of Tennessee system, both experienced significant enrollment increases over the past five years
Knoxville, Tenn (AP/WMOT) A University of Tennessee researcher has helped confirm a link between a fungus and the widespread death of bats.
Justin Boyles, a post-doctoral research associate, was one of the study’s authors. The study discovered that the fungus Geomyces destructans is causing White-nose Syndrome, a disease decimating the bat population.