"Energy use is not just an economic or environmental issue; it’s a matter of justice," writes John Nolt, professor of philosophy at UT Knoxville. Nolt is one of the organizers of Energy and Ethics: A Conference on Responsibility and the Environment, an international conference on energy and responsibility to be held at the downtown Hilton
When Sarah Surak graduated from UT Knoxville, she was a Torchbearer for the commencement ceremony – the highest student honor granted by the university. The award recognizes students who embody the Volunteer spirit by displaying initiative and service in the best interest of both the university and their fellow students. She is continuing that service
The UT College of Law’s Legal Clinic has been honored by the Tennessee Legislature for 60 years of legal training and advocacy in the Southeast. The joint resolution was passed by both the State Senate and House of Representatives and signed by Gov. Phil Bredesen on March 3.
Wilfred McClay, a widely acclaimed expert on American intellectual and cultural history, will speak at UT on March 27 about ways to better promote the humanities. McClay’s lecture on “The Burden of the Humanities” will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Hodges Library Auditorium.
Top professionals in hospitality and tourism will discuss the future of their industries as part of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership Week at UT March 26-27. The Department of Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management has planned the week to promote its management program, recruit students interested in learning about pursuing a career in those industries and
A product based on research conducted at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) has been selected by the 2008 Better World Project as one of the top 100 examples from across the globe of how innovation from academic research makes its way to the market. The product — a compound called RX100, which