This past fall, nineteen Y-12 National Security Complex employees finished their first semester in UT Knoxville’s new engineering management graduate program. The two-year accelerated program, which bestows a master’s degree in industrial engineering with a concentration in management, was designed to provide more leadership opportunities for Y-12 employees.
UT Knoxville and Dong-A University in Busan, South Korea, have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on student and faculty exchanges, joint research activities, and other programs. The agreement was signed Monday by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and officials from Dong-A University.
UT Knoxville has released its dean’s list for the 2011 fall semester online. To qualify for the dean’s list, an undergraduate student must earn a term grade point average of 3.50 or higher. Students must complete at least twelve hours, not counting work taken on a satisfactory/no-credit basis to be eligible.
Hundreds of well-wishers lined up in front of Neyland Stadium Tuesday to congratulate Daniel and Mandy Watson, the Knoxville couple selected to receive a new home courtesy of the ABC-TV program “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” A mini-parade in the Watsons’ honor ran along Phillip Fulmer Way in front of the stadium.
Theresa Lee, who was hired as dean in June after a nationwide search, has now arrived on campus to lead the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to her administrative appointment, she has an academic appointment of professor in the Department of Psychology. Her appointment began January 1.
Denise Gardner has been named the new director of our Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. By collecting, analyzing, and disseminating essential information about the university, this office’s work has an important impact on everyone at UT. Denise comes to UT from the University of Georgia, where she has been director of institutional research for