A newly formed alliance of organizations from sixteen East Tennessee counties, led by the University of Tennessee Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, will host a meeting Thursday, December 15, for budding entrepreneurs, mentors, and investors interested in creating businesses and jobs in the area.
Talented educators who aspire to be principals in the Knox County Schools are encouraged to apply to be a part of the third cohort of the Leadership Academy, a collaborative effort between the Knox County Schools and the University of Tennessee. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2012.
‘Tis the season for a nice long break from school …. and, for some kids, that means too much time playing video games, watching TV, and moaning, “I’m bored.” A perfect cure for youngsters’ holiday ennui: Books! “Luckily there is a wealth of quality literature available today,” says Miranda Clark, director of the Center for
This story on the News Sentinel’s GoVolsXtra sports page reports on Sports Illustrated magazine naming Tennessee’s Pat Summitt the Sportswoman of the Year.
How’s the Living Inc., a company that operates www.howstheliving.com, a business founded by UT engineering major Aeron Glover and UT business major Kaliv Parker, is currently in the top twenty of a $100,000 national competition. Glover and Parker are seeking help from their peers and the public to win the competition.
Experts say household waste often increases more than 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. An informal poll of UT Knoxville faculty and staff members including Elizabeth Avery of the School of Advertising and Public Relations, pictured left, found some unique and easy tips for “greening” the holidays this season.