Tennessee Yards and Neighborhoods, a partnership between the Tennessee Valley Authority, UT Extension and the Tennessee Water Resources Research Center, will host a workshop for homeowners interested in learning the essential steps to a healthy landscape, key strategies to managing soil and turf and how to build a rain garden. The workshop runs from 10
Associate professor of logistics, Mary Holcomb, was interviewed by WBIR-TV during her visit to the Girls Scouts’ warehouse to observe their sorting and distribution process hundreds of thousands of cookie boxes. Holcomb pointed to the Girl Scouts’ color-coded system as a key component of the program’s success. “It’s visually-driven, making the process of sorting the
Governor’s Chair Jeremy Smith is bringing supercomputer simulations and experimental results closer together by identifying common “fingerprints.” Smith’s research will be published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
The university community has lost one of its most beloved faculty members. Roger Stephens, professor and director of the School of Music, died Sunday evening after a courageous battle with cancer for several years. Stephens came to the university in 2001 and worked tirelessly to make a difference as director of the School of Music.
The College of Education, Health and Human Sciences has met the $1 million challenge issued about a year ago by an anonymous donor. On Feb. 15, 2010, the anonymous donor offered to give $1 million in memory of the late J. Clayton Arnold if the college could bring in another $1 million in contributions by
A conference honoring Physics Professor Lee Riedinger will be held at The Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Feb. 25-27. Riedinger is the director of the UTK/ORNL Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education which will open this August.
As the economy goes down and college costs go up, students and their families need to make every dollar count. UT Knoxville provides an academically strong education at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review’s “Best Value Colleges for 2011” list released today, which ranked UT among the 50 best values in higher education.