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UT Names Waste Management Scholars

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee Waste Management Research and Education Institute has awarded graduate fellowships and an undergraduate scholarship to four UT-Knoxville students. The fellowship recipients are Jeff Leblond of Belchertown, Mass., who is working on a Ph.D. in microbiology; Christine Kelly of Philadelphia, Tenn., pursuing a Ph.D. in chemical engineering; and Kelly

User Fees In Smokies Endorsed By UT Researcher

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Entrance fees to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park would help ensure proper trail maintenance and prevent environmental degradation, a University of Tennessee researcher said Friday. Dr. Carol Harden, UT-Knoxville associate professor of geography, has studied water runoff in the Smokies. Her research shows hiking trails are far more likely to cause