Runtime: 2:20 [ANNOUNCER] The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees passed a one-point-six-billion-dollar budget for next year and increased undergraduate tuition by six percent. Meeting in Knoxville Friday, the board also heard a report from UT President John Petersen about plans to absorb budget cuts from the state as it works to preserve its strongest
The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees today passed a $1.65 billion budget for fiscal year 2009 and increased undergraduate tuition rates at each campus by 6 percent. At its annual meeting held in Knoxville, trustees heard a report from UT President John Petersen about plans going forward to address state appropriation shortfalls while advancing
This news story about flooding along the Mississippi River quotes University of Tennessee economics professor Mark Burton. Burton estimates that flood damage in the state of Iowa may exceed $2.7 billion.
Jack Dongarra, head of the University of Tennessee’s Innovative Computing Laboratory, is quoted in this article about what the future of supercomputers may hold beyond the petaflop (one quadrillion calculations per second). Dongarra is a member of the scientific team that compiles what’s known as the "Top500" supercomputers in the world.