Knoxville Police Department Deputy Chief Don Green is taking his leadership and instruction expertise to one of the nation’s foremost training programs for crime scene investigators. Green will join the University of Tennessee Law Enforcement Innovation Center as program manager of the National Forensic Science Institute on April 1.
Conversations about World Affairs, a lecture series about a specific world issue or region of the world, continues on April 1 with a lecture about Russia and the newly independent post-Soviet states. Robert Legvold of Columbia University will speak at 7 p.m. in the International House.
The University of Tennessee College of Law will honor the memory of the late L. Kirby Matherne by naming its Moot Court Classroom after him in a dedication ceremony on April 18. The naming will be held at 4 p.m. in the rotunda on the second floor of the law school.
Knoxville Police Department Deputy Chief Don Green will join the UT Law Enforcement Innovation Center as program manager of the National Forensic Science Institute on April 1. Green has been with the KPD since 1979 and last served as division commander for the department’s Criminal Investigative Division.
The Cumberland County Board of Commissioners has pledged $10,000 to a UT endowment for students interested in pursuing careers in local government. The endowment assists students studying public administration, finance, communications or other fields that could lead to local government careers.
Walter M. Kimbrough, one of the youngest college presidents in the nation, will talk about leadership and community involvement at UT on March 31. “An Evening with Dr. Walter Kimbrough,” hosted by the Black Cultural Programming Committee, will begin at 7 p.m. in the University Center auditorium.
This article, published March 25 at PhysOrg.com, mentions UT assistant professor Larry Fauver, co-author of the paper "Corruption, Political Connections and Municipal Finance," which recently was named "Best Paper in Fixed Income Research" by the Financial Management Association. The article focuses on the implications of the study’s findings with regard to the effects of political
George Dodds, associate professor in the University of Tennessee’s College of Architecture and Design, was invited to join the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) Academy of Distinguished Professors, a newly established group of prominent architecture educators. Invitation to the academy is extended only to those who have received ACSA’s highest honors: the Distinguished
UT professor/certified executive chef John Antun and the university’s new Culinary Institute were the featured cover story March 20 in the special Restaurant Guide section of Metro Pulse, a weekly Knoxville newspaper.