The UT Bookstore is holding its Holiday Sale through Thursday, Dec. 24, at all bookstore locations except the Technology Center, with 20 percent off UT apparel, prints, jewelry and sale merchandise.
The UT Institute for Public Service has announced the establishment of the Jim and Marie Murphy Endowed Scholarship for Graduate Studies. The scholarship will assist students seeking graduate degrees from UT.
Officials from the UTPD recently joined fellow law officers from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Highway Patrol and representatives from the Governor’s Highway Safety Council in support of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)’s “Tie On One for Safety” campaign.
This story from WATE-TV featured the UT Knoxville Fall 2009 commencement ceremony. The story reported that many graduates are choosing to go to graduate school rather than face a tough job market.
UT economist and national Internet taxation expert Bill Fox comments in this AP story on Hawaiian lawmakers considering a hike in their general excise tax, the state’s version of a sales tax.
UT Knoxville psychology professor Deborah Rhatigan has died of colon cancer at age 40. Rhatigan, an award winning teacher and mentor, continued to work tirelessly for the university and for her students throughout her heroic battle with cancer. Psychology department head James Lawler noted that “She was an extraordinary woman and her long struggle with