Bozo the Clown fan. Emmy winner. Video production specialist. That is a very abbreviated resume for Mike Wiseman, UT’s newest staff member in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. Wiseman helps operate The Volunteer Channel, the campus’ student television station, which is now controlled by the school, and his position at the channel is
Beranger Biannic, post-doctoral research associate at UT’s Center for Renewable Carbon, earned first place in the post-doctoral scholar category of the Southeastern Conference Symposium’s inaugural Excellence in Poster Presentation. His presentation was selected from more than eighty other entries that focused on the symposium’s topic: “Impact on the Southeast by the World’s Renewable Energy Future.”
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that make a difference in their world. Alyssa Schroder, a senior in sustainability, and Jacob Arbital, a senior in environmental studies, have the big idea of getting UT involved in a national competition called Small Steps, Big Wins, where undergraduates on campus compete against their
Dave Irvin, associate vice chancellor for Facilities Services, gives the campus community an update about efforts to implement the Total Cleaning program and bring custodial services back in-house. The goal goal, which was announced last spring, is to provide a more extensive and professional level of cleaning service in every campus building. This involves more
Students eighteen and older will now have access to Zipcar, the world’s leading car-sharing service, which arrives on campus Thursday, February 21. The campus will have two Zipcars, a Ford Focus and a Honda Civic, which will be parked near Presidential Courtyard at the intersection of 20th Street and Andy Holt Avenue. Representatives from Zipcar
The Knoxville News Sentinel interviewed Joshua Emery, assistant professor of earth and planetary sciences, about the 10-ton meteor that broke into pieces over Russia. Emery said the astronomical event is not terribly uncommon.
Gov. Bill Haslam will be joined by two former Tennessee governors at a panel discussion about civility on February 21. Haslam, along with Phil Bredesen and Don Sundquist, will participate in “Balancing Civility and Free Expression,” a panel discussion that will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Baker Center. It
WBIR-TV highlighted UT’s Institute for Nuclear Security in light of North Korea testing its third nuclear bomb. Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Security Howard Hall leads the institute and said the field desperately needs more young people to replace an aging generation of nuclear experts.