The Board of Trustees passed a budget Thursday that will allow the Knoxville campus to give all eligible employees a 2 percent, across-the-board raise. An additional 3 percent pool will be used to reward the campus’s best performers and address internal equity issues.
Sections of Estabrook Road and Tee Martin Drive next to Neyland Stadium have been closed due to damage from the storm that passed through Knoxville on June 21.
Money is a motivator. But can money be a motivator to learn? Gregg Rader, a junior in economics at UT Knoxville, thinks so, and he put his proposal to the test, and won. Rader earned the title of Pearson’s Future Economic Insider at the recent National Economics Insider Symposium in Washington, DC. He was one
DineTouch LLC and its University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student founders Joey Natour and Seth Elliott received the inaugural Boyd Venture Fund grant, worth $10,000. The seed-granting fund, administered by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the College of Business Administration, is available to UT Knoxville student-owned businesses. Funding is awarded each spring and
Professor Jack Dongarra discusses the Japanese “K Computer” in this New York Times article. The machine recently earned the top stop on the list of the world’s most powerful supercomputers. Dongarra, a distinguished professor of electrical engineering and computer science in the College of Engineering, keeps the official rankings of computer performance.
Vested Outsourcing and UT Knoxville lead faculty member Kate Vitasek made “World Trade” magazine’s prestigious list of people, places, and things influencing the world of trade. “World Trade” recognized Vitasek and fifty other notables who are transforming the ever-evolving global supply chain through their direct and indirect contributions affecting product design, corporate stewardship, carbon footprinting,