Andy White, director of the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) M.B.A. program at UT, recently spoke with US News about how business schools are training defense executives who can help the military operate more efficiently. Read the story here.
College kudos: Get to know Associate Professor Ben Blalock, Assistant Professor Claudia Rawn, and Professor Mingjun Zhang from the College of Engineering.
College kudos: Get to know assistant professors Ginger Evans and Sally Helton from the College of Nursing.
Get to know Associate Professor Mike Fry and Assistant Professor Reza Seddighi from the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Today’s Faculty Appreciation Week events include a luncheon where experts will talk about how to balance work and home life.
Seeking to give the greatest gift—a college education—Peyton and Ashley Manning have made a significant investment in the Peyton Manning Scholarship Endowment. Their generous gift will offer financial assistance to two UT students annually.
Brian Wirth, Governor’s Chair for computation nuclear engineering, briefed Secretary of Energy Steven Chu at Oak Ridge National Laboratory this week. Wirth spoke about nuclear fuel modeling activities within the Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL).
Alberto Gonzales, former U.S. attorney general, will speak at UT on Wednesday, February 22. Gonzales now works with the firm of Waller Lansden Dorch & Davis in Nashville, where he assists clients in governmental investigation and relations. The event is free and open to the public.
An election year is the perfect time consider what it means to be American. With that in mind, UT has chosen “The Accidental Asian: Notes of a Native Speaker” by Eric Liu as next year’s common reading selection for its Life of the Mind program.
KNOXVILLE—In just one month, the University of Tennessee’s main visitor parking will be moved and a portion of Andy Holt Boulevard will close permanently—two large-scale changes needed to begin the new Student Union project. The Student Union project, which is expected to cost about $160 million and which will be funded entirely by student fees