Spring brings warmer weather, lots of blooming plants…and the possibility of severe weather. Since tornadoes or high winds can form with little or no warning, the campus community should stay vigilant and know what to do in the event of severe weather.
University of Tennessee logistics professor Ted Stank was interviewed by the Knoxville News Sentinel about how disasters impact supply-line thinking. According to Stank, natural disasters like the earthquake and tsunami in Japan last month create immediate disruptions in the supply chain for some companies, but there shouldn’t be long-term problems for most businesses.
A team of researchers from UT Knoxville is working on building a better, greener car—and General Motors (GM) is supporting it. UT Knoxville has been selected to join fifteen other universities in the EcoCAR 2: Plugging into the Future Competition.
Autumn K. Tooms, professor and director for the Center for Educational Leadership at UT Knoxville, has received the 2011 William J. Davis award for outstanding research in educational administration.