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Growing Green in More Ways Than One

Four thousand new jobs in rural Tennessee counties and $400 million in new state and local tax collections could be just the beginning if the Tennessee Biofuels Initiative is successful, and Kelly Tiller believes that it will be. Tiller, director of external operations for the UT Office of Bioenergy Programs, talks about turning switchgrass into

The Green, Green Gas of Tennessee

Why is this man smiling? And, why should we care? Vice President for Agriculture Joseph DiPietro wants the world to know about the work UT is doing to find sol-UT-ions to some of society’s most pressing needs – controlling greenhouse gas emissions, finding alternative fuels and developing sustainable, environmentally friendly methods of agricultural production.

It’s Homecoming Time in Tennessee

Parties, parades and plenty of fun: it’s Homecoming time in Tennessee! Smokey’s Bayou Bash festivities begin at 4 p.m. Friday with the Homecoming parade. The centerpiece event, "Celebrating Our Heroes: Past and Present," follows the parade. This reception, honoring all UT alumni who served in the military, begins at 6:30 p.m. at Calhoun’s on the

UT Pre-Game Faculty Showcase Features Professor’s Work in Music Education for Young Students

This week’s Pre-Game Faculty Showcase at UT will feature a lively presentation by Marvelene Moore, professor of music education. Moore will present “A Musical Odyssey: Drumming, Dancing and Singing,” the fifth program in the Showcase series, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3, in the University Center Ballroom before the Homecoming football game against Louisiana-Lafayette.