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UT Students Run “Class” Restaurant (238)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The University of Tennessee-Knoxville College of Human Ecology has given the phrase “first class restaurant” a new meaning.  Seniors in the college’s restaurant and hotel management program get class credit for operating an upscale restaurant in 102 Jesse Harris Building.  Dr. Carol Costello, a UT-Knoxville human ecology associate professor, said students must

UT Civil Engineering Team 2nd In Regional Competition (95)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A University of Tennessee-Knoxville student engineering team placed second overall in a recent American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Southeast Region competition.  Dr. Karen Chou, UT-Knoxville associate professor of civil engineering and team adviser, said the team placed first in two categories of the competition: balsa wood bridge and surveying.  University of

Thompson To Speak At UT Commencement (90)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — U.S. Senator Fred Thompson, R-Tenn., will speak at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville spring commencement exercises.  The ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. Friday, May 16, in the Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena.  Thompson was elected United States Senator from Tennessee in 1994. He is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee and