KNOXVILLE, Tenn.– Scholarships, honors programs and campus visits are attracting more African-American students to the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Gordon Stanley, admissions director, said Monday UT-Knoxville’s freshman African-American enrollment is up about 20 percent this year. Of the 25,039 students on campus, 1,288 are African-Americans. “We have to get minority students to visit the campus. Then,
BENTON COUNTY, Tenn. — Jim Marshall, head football coach at the University of Tennessee-Martin, will speak at the March 10 meeting of the Benton County chapter of the UT National Alumni Association. Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. at the Country and Western Steak House, 189 Extension St., Camden. The cost is $8.50 per person.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Two programs about modern agriculture in the South will be broadcast March 29 by East Tennessee stations WSJK/WKOP. The programs document the efforts of five farm families, including three from Tennessee, to manage change and meet world demand for safe, abundant, and affordable food and fiber products. “Opportunities for Communities and Farm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — El Nino could contribute to a hotter, drier than normal summer in Tennessee, a University of Tennessee climatologist said Tuesday. Dr. Joanne Logan said the El Nino in the winter of 1982-83 preceded a five-year period of drought-like summers in Tennessee. That El Nino and the current one are the strongest on