UTPD has expanded its patrol fleet—and the two new units are wheels of a much different kind. UTPD launched this week a new motorcycle unit focused on pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicle traffic safety concerns. Sgt. Donnie Ross supervises the unit, which has two motorcycle officers: corporals Matt Kinder and Ron Humble.
A musical selection that incorporates messages left at Ground Zero will be part of a UT Knoxville concert to mark the tenth anniversary of the events of 9/11. Sifting through the Ruins will be the centerpiece performance of the School of Music’s Faculty Chamber Music Concert.
The University of Tennessee College of Law has welcomed its most diverse class in the college’s history. Of the 160 students enrolled for the Class of 2014, 46 of them, or 29 percent, are students of color. Class members range in age from 21 to 65. Approximately 42 percent of the class is female and
The UT Knoxville English Department kicks off its 2011-12 Literature and Cultural Studies lecture series with a lecture on contemporary adaptations of Alice in Wonderland. The event will be held at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, September 8, in rooms 1210-11 McClung Tower. It is free and open to the public.
The head of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s chemistry department has been named interim head of the Science Alliance, a state Center of Excellence that links the university with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
UT Knoxville School of Music professor David Northington says the music of his mentor Aaron Copland “put America on the musical map.” This season’s first College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Faculty Showcase, “A Musical Tribute to a Great American: Aaron Copland,” will be led by Northington and will focus on the composer and his
Now that MyPlate has replaced the food pyramid, parents may need a refresher course on what to pack their kids for a healthy, wholesome lunch. Marsha Spence, an assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition and assistant director of the public health nutrition program at UT Knoxville, said that both school lunches and packed lunches
Solar power is not all sunshine. It has a dark side—particularly in developing countries, according to a new study by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, engineering professor. A study by Chris Cherry, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, found that solar power heavily reliant on lead batteries has the potential to release more than
Music, poetry, and displays will be part of a September 8 commemoration of the achievements of the University of Tennessee’s African-American students and faculty. The UT Libraries will host the 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. event in the John C. Hodges Library. It is part of the university’s yearlong celebration honoring the first African-American undergraduate students