In this story in Time Magazine, David Bassett, the co-director of the University of Tennessee Obesity Research Center, discusses why the Southeastern U.S., including Tennessee, has such high rates of obesity.
Brentwood businessman Dan Brown has been elected to serve as the 2009-2010 president of the more than 300,000-member University of Tennessee Alumni Association. Brown succeeds Knoxville attorney Ford Little, who will serve as national chair of annual giving.
Dayakar Penumadu, has been named as permanent head and Fred M. Peebles Professor of theUT Knoxville Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE). He has served in the role on an interim basis since 2007. Penumadu holds the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials (JIAM) Chair of Excellence. He also is the principal investigator for a
Dayakar Penumadu has been named as permanent head of the UT Knoxville Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Penumadu holds the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials Chair of Excellence and has served as interim dean since 2007.