UT Knoxville has more new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science than any other university in the South. AAAS has named 11 UT Knoxville faculty members to the 2010 class of fellows. In addition to once again besting all other regional universities, UT Knoxville has the second most new AAAS Fellows
UT Knoxville provides students one of the best values in public education according to the latest rankings from Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The magazine’s annual “100 Best Values in Public Colleges” ranks American colleges based on academic quality and affordability. UT was the only Tennessee public university to make the top 100, placing 58th overall,
During January’s National Radon Action Month, the U.S. Surgeon General and the Environmental Protection Agency urge all Americans to protect their health by testing their homes for radon.
This story reports on complaints by some about the over-hype of dangers related to H1N1 influenza. UT Knoxville public relations professor Michael Palenchar is quoted discussing the unusual openness by federal health officials in discussing what they knew and what they didn’t know about the pandemic.