From Watergate to the Twin Towers, attorney Bernie Nussbaum has been involved in many headline-making cases during his long career. Nussbaum will visit UT Knoxville for the annual Wyc and Lyn Orr Lecture, which will take place at noon on Friday, November 18, in room 132 of the College of Law. The event is free
A spellbinding work of historical fiction is the topic for this week’s College of Arts and Sciences Pregame Showcase at UT Knoxville. Led by Michael Knight, professor of English, the showcase will focus on Knight’s novel, “The Typist,” the story of a man who finds himself in the employ of General Douglas MacArthur during the
UT Knoxville’s College of Law is one of the nation’s Best Value Law Schools, according to “National Jurist” magazine. The magazine annually ranks schools by weighing bar passage rates and job placement figures with tuition and average indebtedness upon graduation. The UT College of Law is ranked fourteenth on the 2011 list.
A man who has received unprecedented access to North Korea’s nuclear weapons plant at Yongbyon will speak at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. Siegfried Hecker, a senior US nuclear weapons scientist and former director of one of the two U.S. nuclear weapons design laboratories, will discuss the
UT computer scientist Jack Dongarra’s Top 500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers has been released. While the positions haven’t changed, there were shake-ups. For one, K Computer, which became the world’s fastest supercomputer by a factor of three five months ago, has been upgraded and is now four times faster than the next-fastest.
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Sally McMillan addresses policies regarding end of the semester procedures for UT Knoxville faculty, staff, and students.
The number of uninsured children in Tennessee has declined compared to last year, while the number of adults without insurance has remained the same, according to a study released today by UT Knoxville’s Center for Business and Economic Research. Increased enrollment in TennCare, the state’s medical assistance program for those with low income, and CoverKids,
Living Light, UT Knoxville’s state-of-the-art, zero-energy house, will open its doors to the public on campus this weekend, marking the beginning of the Tennessee Tour, an educational exhibition that will travel across the state. The free tour will kick off Saturday, November 19, and will coincide with the UT-Vanderbilt football game.