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UT Alumna Wins National Award

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Jessie M. Roberson, a graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, has been awarded the 1996 Black Engineer of the Year Award for her work in environmental restoration at nuclear weapons production sites. A U.S. Department of Energy employee, Roberson formulated a cost-effective plan for a $20 billion restoration project at the DOE

UT Conference To Enhance Postsecondary Education Of Deaf

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Enhancing educational opportunities for the deaf and those with hearing deficiencies will be the focus of a University of Tennessee conference set for April 17-20. UT-Knoxville’s Postsecondary Education Consortium will host its seventh biennial conference at the Hilton Hotel in Knoxville. Practical strategies for providing services to deaf and hearing-impaired people will