Bruce Bursten, Dean of the UT Knoxville College of Arts and Sciences and president of the American Chemical Society, authored this piece on the state of chemistry for Chemical & Engineering News, published by the ACS. With over 160,000 members, the ACS is the world’s largest scientific organization.
Bruce Bursten, Dean of the UT Knoxville College of Arts and Sciences, authored this piece on the state of chemistry for Chemical & Engineering News, published by the American Chemical Society. Bursten is the incoming president of the ACS, which has a membership of more than 140,000.
Author, humorist and radio commentator Jim Hightower, known as an advocate for "just plain folks," will speak at UT tomorrow, Jan. 11. His lecture — entitled "Democracy Is Not a Quick Fix!" — begins at 5:30 p.m. in the University Center Shiloh Room.
This week, I agreed to serve as interim chancellor of the Knoxville campus because of my deep commitment to this institution and to the people that make this such a great university. I seek your support in continuing the positive momentum we’ve built over the last few years.