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UT Leads in McWherter Scholar Enrollment (135)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Of the 212 Ned McWherter Scholars attending Tennessee colleges and universities during the 1997-98 academic year, 100 were enrolled at University of Tennessee campuses.  Based on records of the Tennessee Student Assistance Corp., UT-Knoxville led all colleges and universities with 95 McWherter Scholars, followed by Vanderbilt University with 47.  UT-Chattanooga had three

Flandro Wins NASA Medal (225)

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – Plotting the trajectory for NASA’s exploration of the outer planets in the solar system won the space agency’s exceptional achievement medal for a University of Tennessee Space Institute professor.  Dr. Gary Flandro will receive the award June 30 at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., for his work on the two

UT Scientists Ranks World’s Top Supercomputers

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Two of the world’s most powerful supercomputers are located in Tennessee, a University of Tennessee computer scientist who ranks the 500 most powerful supercomputers said Tuesday.  Dr. Jack Dongarra said computers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory rank 30th and 278th in processing power.  Dongarra, a UT-ORNL Distinguished Scientist, said the world’s most