The College of Business Administration has honored three alumni and one organization for their extraordinary commitment to the college, their professions, and their community. James A. Haslam III, president and CEO of Pilot Flying J, was honored as the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year. Bob Baron, founder, president and CEO of Baron Services Inc., received
The director of the Machine Intelligence Lab at the University of Tennessee talks about how machine learning is everywhere from your computer to your car.
The University of Tennessee Full-time MBA program will host an open house session for prospective MBA candidates on Tuesday, November 15. The 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. session will be held in Room 402 of the Haslam Business Building. Representatives of the seventeen-month program will present information on the structure of its integrated, team-based curriculum,
With just four months left in the Chancellor’s Challenge to reduce energy consumption by 10 percent, progress on campus has taken a dramatic dip. Since the challenge began last February, the campus decreased overall electricity use by just 1.2 percent. While these efforts saved more than $170,500 in energy costs, they are not enough to
Faculty and staff can now arrange a special Safe Zone training for their department or unit. Safe Zone is a voluntary network of faculty, staff, and students who believe that every member of the community should have an equal opportunity to grow and learn in a safe and open environment. Safe Zone training explores LGBT
By now, many Knoxville-area UT employees have received an e-mail or paper survey for the system-wide employee satisfaction survey. The UT system is overseeing the confidential survey, which is designed to gauge your opinions and needs in areas such as pay, benefits, job satisfaction, professional development, performance evaluation, leadership, and communication. The survey is open
Shaunte Hunter, a junior in mechanical engineering at UT Knoxville, has been selected as a student recipient for the Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Community Awards. This award recognizes Hunter, from Chattanooga, for her great work in and out of the classroom and will be presented to her at the Women
The “Freedom Riders” and their 1960s-era struggle to bring racial justice to segregated Southern states will be the subject of this year’s Charles O. Jackson history lecture at UT Knoxville, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 9, in the Toyota Auditorium of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. The event is free and open