"In speaking at the Tennessee Higher Education Commission’s first round of budget hearings, Gov. Phil Bredesen emphasized higher education as a top priority. He also spoke of his vision for transforming the University of Tennessee, Knoxville into a major, national research university. This presents UT with both a challenge and an unprecedented opportunity."
Bruce Bursten, UT Arts and Sciences dean and president-elect of the American Chemical Society, was featured in an article in Chemical and Engineering News on the designation of Jamestown, Viriginia, as a National Historic Chemical Landmark. Analyses of soil samples at Jamestown archaeological sites show evidence of copper-based metallurgy and metalworking by the European settlers,
John Antun, director of the UT Culinary Institute and assistant professor in the department of retail, hospitality and tourism management, is on the cover of this month’s City View magazine. He is featured in the cover article about Knoxville’s top chefs.