This News Sentinel story on an official Tennessee state trade mission to China refers to a recent cooperative food safety project between the UT College of Veterinary Medicine and the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture.
Robert Trigiano and Mark Windham, two UT plant pathologists whose work with disease-resistant dogwood trees has revitalized the state’s nursery industry, are the 2007 recipients of the university’s most prestigious award for entrepreneurship.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes UT and South Carolina fans to Neyland Stadium this weekend. Kickoff for the game between the Volunteers and Gamecocks is 7:45 p.m. on Saturday. It will be broadcast on ESPN.
Scott Boughton and Ryan Copeland were walking home from the library late one evening when they saw a woman and a man struggling over a purse. Rather than turning the other way, they decided to get involved. Last Tuesday, the UT Police Department honored the two students for their actions.
Glen Farr loves his job with the UT College of Pharmacy in Knoxville, and apparently the feeling is reciprocated. The college will honor Farr with its Outstanding Alumni Award on Oct. 26.
"Enforcement through Cooperation" is the motto of the UT Police Department, but it’s also the personal mantra of Police Chief August Washington. "I really believe that students, faculty, staff and visitors to the university really want to have a safe community, but we can’t do it by ourselves. We need cooperation from everyone," says Washington.
When you need help with a personal or job-related problem, EAP is just a phone call away. Mary Lucal, coordinator for Human Resources’ Employee Relations office, can provide information about UT’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
As manager of the Harlem Globetrotters’ world tour, Fritz Polite witnessed the power of sport to effect change, even political change. Now as an assistant professor in sport management and director of the new Institute for Leadership, Ethics and Diversity in Sport, he wants students to learn that sport gives us a platform to discuss