The UT Board of Trustees discussed new budget challenges for 2008-09 related to growing needs for facilities, faculty and staff compensation and operating funds at its winter board meeting held in Chattanooga Wednesday. The president told trustees about the impact of inflation, increased operating costs and the university’s role in funding the recommended 2-percent, across-the-board
A new study published in this week’s edition of the journal Nature by 31 scientists from across the country sheds new light on streams’ role as a nitrogen filter. “The filtering is a serial process, and it’s bigger than any one stream,” said Patrick Mulholland, the study’s lead author and a researcher with the University
Do you have the idea for the next Apple, Google or Starbucks? If so, you can get started by entering the Business Plan Competition sponsored by the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee. The top three plans will win $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000, respectively. All UT undergraduate students are eligible.
Noted scholar Richard Carwardine, an expert on politics, religion and Abraham Lincoln, will speak at the University of Tennessee on March 25 and 26. Carwardine is the Rhodes Professor of American history at Oxford University and one of the world’s most distinguished scholars of the Jacksonian and Civil War eras.
Tracy Griffith, the world’s first female certified sushi chef, is bringing her “Sushi American Style” to the University of Tennessee. Griffith, a UT alumna who also is a country music singer, actress and author, headlines this year’s “Rollin’ on Rocky Top,” a fundraiser for students in the department of retail, hospitality and tourism management.
Improvements to both the Glocker Business Administration Building and Neyland Stadium may force some changes in how faculty, staff and students get around campus in the coming months.
This March 10 New York Times article features a brief interview with UT alumnus Capt. Dominic Gorie, commander of the space shuttle Endeavour. The story mentions that Gorie earned his master’s degree in aviation from the University of Tennessee.