Fall 2012 graduates from UT’s full-time Master of Business Administration program have pledged almost $17,000 to the program—the highest class gift to the program to date. Class members Mary Cathey and Ken Bulthuis led the campaign effort under the College of Business Administration’s annual giving motto, “one gift, any size, every year.”
Jaan Mannik, assistant professor of physics, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. The CAREER award is the NSF’s most prestigious honor for junior faculty who demonstrate outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
UT’s EcoCAR 2 team has been working to build a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle which reduces greenhouse gas and tailpipe emissions and also petroleum usage through the implementation of cleaner energy and renewable resources.
UT students rank in the top 5 percent nationally for their passage rates on the Certified Public Accountant exam, according to recently released numbers. UT students ranked thirty-seventh out of 781 across all national programs, according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, which recently reported its 2012 CPA examination passage rates for
Bill Galvin says the key ingredient to career success is perseverance. As CNN International’s vice president for business development and sports programming, Galvin says this “never say die” attitude was crucial to starting his career. The College of Communication and Information recently presented Galvin with an Accomplished Alumni award.
Covenant Health has launched a Nursing Leadership Series in partnership with the University of Tennessee College of Business Administration and the College of Nursing. The series will challenge nursing leaders to explore topics such as strategic planning and leading change. Nursing leaders selected for the first class series represent Covenant Health hospitals and organizations.
Paul Campbell Erwin, professor and head of the Department of Public Health, considers John Snow’s cholera investigations one of the foundations of modern epidemiology. He will discuss Snow’s work at this Friday’s Science Forum. The Science Forum is a weekly brown-bag lunch series during which professors and area scientists discuss their research with the general