Jan Williams, dean of the College of Business Administration and vice chair of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, weighs in on the relevance of business research in education in this article in The Economist. He says that research allows faculty members to stay at the forefront of their subject, and that in
Undergraduate students will get hands-on experience conducting research with Kim Gwinn, a associate professor in entomology and plant pathology at UT Knoxville, by investigating chemical compounds produced by plants and how they can be used to control pests and work as a replacements for synthetic pesticides. Students will help Gwinn identify natural products from native
In an op-ed for the News Sentinel, UT Knoxville anthropology professor and crisis and risk expert Gregory Button discusses the problem of assuming our technological and monetary powers can repair any damage inflicted by a technological disasters.