The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is sponsoring "The Right to Bear Arms: A 2nd Amendment Forum," 4 p.m. today in the first-floor reference section of Hodges Library. Faculty participants include Otis Stephens, Glenn Reynolds and Dwight Aarons from the UT College of Law, Dorothy Bowles form the School of Journalism and
Many of the tax rebate checks coming soon to individuals and families across the country likely will be spent on summer and fall vacations. Stephen Morse, economist and director of the Tourism Institute at UT, and Warren Jahn, a UT alumnus and revenue management consultant, found five reasons why the tax rebates have the potential
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 UT College of Business Administration. The top three plans will win $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000, respectively.
“Quinceanera,” the story of girl who is on the brink of her 15th birthday when she finds out she is pregnant, will be the featured film at Intercultural Intersections at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, in the Hodges Library Auditorium.
A team of social psychologists, led by assistant professor Jim McNulty at the University of Tennessee, has found that married couples communicate more positively with each other when wives are more attractive than their husbands. Their findings were published in the Journal of Family Psychology in February.
A longtime tradition at the University of Tennessee, Carnicus is a singing and drama competition among student groups presented by All Campus Events. “A Superbad Carnicus” — taking its name from the recent movie about the crazy adventures of three high school seniors — begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 4, in Cox Auditorium in
"We at the University of Tennessee know a thing or two about being the very best at our game," says Thomas Zacharia, UT vice president for science and technology and Oak Ridge National Laboratory associate lab director for computing and computational sciences. "Today, scientists and engineers and dignitaries will come to East Tennessee to celebrate
This UPI story reported a study that found an increase in motorcyclist fatality rates in states that had repealed their universal helmet laws over the past 10 years. The article mentions University of Tennessee associate professor David J. Houston, who coauthored the study with lead researcher Lilliard Richardson of the University of Missouri.