In this story on growing enrollment in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors, US News and World Report refers to the twenty-eight percent increase in students majoring in STEM fields at UT Knoxville since 2005.
The Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment (ISSE) has a new leader. Chris Cox has been named director of ISSE, effective Monday, October 17. Cox is also professor and associate head in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has signed the Power Down Pledge, have you? By inking his thumbprint on the pledge poster, the chancellor pledged to reduce his on-campus energy use. The Power Down Pledge is an initiative of Make Orange Green and the Chancellor’s Energy Challenge, an aggressive energy-reduction program aimed at reducing UT’s energy consumption