What provides Wi-Fi connectivity, security, shelter, lighting, seating, and uses net-zero energy? A new Solar Secure station now installed on the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, campus. UT is the first university in the country to house a Solar Secure SunStation. The structure was unveiled on July 12 outside Perkins Hall on the Hill.
Twelve Cherokee high school students are digging up clues to their ancestral past at an archaeological field program now under way in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina. UT oversees the program in conjunction with the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.
Hardy Liston Jr., the first African American member of the UT Knoxville central administration, passed away Tuesday at the age of 91. Liston came to UT in 1970 as the assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs and a professor of mechanical engineering. He went on to be named associate vice chancellor before retiring in 1990.