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Volunteer

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Three University of Tennessee-Knoxville students were presented 1992 General Motors Volunteer Spirit Awards Wednesday. They are seniors Robbie D. Jones of Burlington, N.C., and Caroline J. Stophel of Bristol, Tenn., and junior John Worden of Knoxville. The awards go annually to UT-Knoxville students who are active volunteers in student or university activities

Film

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A producer of television and video programs at the University of Tennessee has been appointed by Gov. Ned McWherter to help expand the state’s entertainment industry, it was announced Wednesday. Thomas W. Owens was named to the advisory council of the Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission, chairman David Skepner said. Owens,

Faculty Honors

Twelve UT-Knoxville faculty were recognized for service, research and creative achievement and scholarship at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. Dr. Harry Rutledge, professor and former head of the classics department, was named Macebearer, UT-Knoxville’s highest faculty honor. He will carry the Mace, a symbol of the faculty’s commitment to public service and scholarship, at commencement and

Clinton

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — The Bill Clinton-Jerry Brown fight for the Democratic presidential nomination is deja vu — a throwback to 1976 when Brown tried to stop Jimmy Carter, a University of Tennessee political scientist said Wednesday. Dr. Bob Swansbrough, head of political science at UT-Chattanooga, said there are many parallels between Clinton’s campaign this year

Track

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Improvements of up to $650,000 to the University of Tennessee-Knoxville’s Tom Black Track were approved by UT’s board of trustees Wednesday. The track will be resurfaced, its asphalt base replaced and improvements for track and field events will be made, UT President Joe Johnson said. The original track was installed in 1967

Award

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — John Worden of Knoxville was one of three University of Tennessee-Knoxville students presented 1992 General Motors Volunteer Spirit Awards Wednesday. The awards go annually to students who are active volunteers in a UT-Knoxville student group, the student body, the university or the community. Worden, an economics major, is the son of Stuart