The University of Tennessee’s "Body Farm" is mentioned in this article about the search for hidden graves at a ranch once used by the infamous mass-murderer Charles Manson. The story refers to the ongoing investigation’s involvement of forensics experts from UT’s Anthropology Research Facility.
President Petersen reports that his recommendation to the Board of Trustees for their approval in June will be that all undergraduate campuses hold the line on a tuition increase at 6 percent.
This article in BusinessWeek notes the visit by Shoichiro Toyoda of the Toyota Motor Corp. to the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee. Toyoda, who became friends with Baker when the former Senate majority leader was serving as ambassador to Japan, has contributed $2 million toward construction of
This Knoxville News Sentinel columnist quotes Catherine Luther, associate professor of Journalism and Electronic Media at the University of Tennessee. Luther cites recent studies that show different ratings on political issues according to a candidate’s gender; national political consultant James Carville, in response, expresses his instinctual agreement with Luther’s assessments.
This news article in Science magazine highlights groundbreaking new research by UT Knoxville’s Pengcheng Dai, a professor of physics and a joint research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Dai’s research group at UT Knoxville is on the cutting edge of discovery about a new type of material that possess the quality of superconductivity, a trait