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UT Business Program Ranked

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee’s undergraduate business administration program is ranked 37th in U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of colleges and universities. The weekly news magazine’s guide, “America’s Best Colleges,” on newsstands Sept. 18, has UT-Knoxville tied with 10 other schools for the 37th place. The rankings are based on an

Ayer Assumes Command

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The first female battalion commander of the University of Tennessee’s ROTC unit was sworn in Thursday. Cadet Lt. Col. Gwyn Ayer, a senior from Springfield, Va., will lead 250 cadets in the Army ROTC’s Rocky Top Battalion. Her selection was based on her academic accomplishments, performance at summer camp, and leadership skills,

Record Heat Pushes Ozone Levels

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Record hot temperatures this summer helped create the highest air pollution levels in Tennessee since 1988, a University of Tennessee civil and environmental engineer said Thursday. Dr. Wayne Davis, who conducts annual air pollution studies in the state, said searing temperatures also have been a factor in reducing air quality and visibility in

Football Vendor Check Continues

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A canvass of vendors selling unlicensed University of Tennessee merchandise will continue this week, University of Tennessee officials said Thursday. UT-Knoxville police and Collegiate Licensing Co. will canvass the campus area Saturday before the UT-Georgia football game looking for merchandise containing UT logos or trademarks not licensed by the university, said Sara

UT Sets Ag Day Theme

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Alumni, students and friends will gather here Sept. 30 for the University of Tennessee’s annual Ag Day celebration. “Agriculture…A New Perspective” is the theme of the event, set for 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the agricultural campus off Neyland Drive. Sam Venable, Knoxville News-Sentinel columnist, will speak at noon. A picnic-style lunch will