In this WATE-TV video feature and article on attack ads in the Republican party primary race for Tennessee governor, UT Knoxville advertising and public relations assistant professor Elizabeth Avery discusses why attack ads are used and how they work.
The Global Ring Network for Advanced Applications Development, or GLORIAD, is a network of fiber-optic rings that circles the world to allow scientists, students and educators to collaborate in solving some of the planet’s biggest science problems. The network is expanding its reach internationally and in our own backyard.
Carol Costello, professor in the UT Knoxville retail, hospitality and tourism management department, has been named the 2010 Tennessee Hospitality Educator of the Year. The award was presented to Costello earlier this month at the annual industry conference of the Tennessee Hospitality Association, held in Murfreesboro.
The UT Office of Information Technology is moving more of its people and resources from UT System administration to the Knoxville campus administration. The switch is expected to be completed by August 2010, and should result in more-efficient service and significant cost savings to the Knoxville campus.
In late 2009, the UT Extension launched an online learning portal geared to the professional development of its state-wide workforce. This system recently played a major role in helping the latest round of new hires get up-to-speed on major issues impacting their work as effective Extension professionals.