KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– The University of Tennessee College of Law has been honored by a national organization of lawyers for the way in which it trains trial attorneys. UT is the winner of the American College of Trial Lawyers’ 1996 Emil Gumpert Award for Excellence in Teaching Trial Advocacy. The honor is UT-Knoxville’s second national award
Eight seniors, including a Knoxvillian, were named Torchbearer at UT-Knoxville’s campus honors banquet Wednesday night. Keith Townsend of Powell, immediate past president of the Student Government Association, was among the eight who received the campus’ highest student honor. Several other student awards were presented at the banquet, hosted by UT-Knoxville Chancellor Bill Snyder. Seventy students
Dr. Donald Williams, professor of ornamental horticulture and landscape design, took the top faculty honor at UT-Knoxville’s honors banquet Wednesday. Williams was named Macebearer, the award that symbolizes the UT faculty’s commitment to service, and he will carry the Mace at commencement. Williams, who headed the ornamental horticulture department for many years, is an alumni
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — East Tennessee’s dogwood trees ordinarily bloom April 7-13, but a University of Tennessee agricultural extension leader said Thursday they’re a bit late this year. “Cold weather held the dogwoods back, and they went into the winter under stress from the dry weather last year,” Harry Bryan of UT’s Agricultural Extension Service said.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– “Life On the Brink,” which explores threats to Earth’s plant and animal species, will air at noon Sunday, April 14, on WUOT-FM. A “sound journey exploring biodiversity among the endangered wildlife and plants,” the National Public Radio special focuses on the fragile balance between humanity and plant and animal species. The one-hour digital