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Five UT Students Win Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

From developing cheap biofuels to determining when people became monogamous, the research of some UT graduate students has gotten a boost from the National Science Foundation. Five students have received 2013 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s

WBIR: CEO of Norfolk Souther Speaks about Future of Railroads

WBIR-TV featured the keynote address by Charles W. “Wick” Moorman, chairman, president and CEO of Norfolk Southern Corp., at the 2013 Joint Rail Conference hosted by the Center for Transportation Research at UT. He discussed the conference theme, Next Generation Railroads, Next Generation Railroaders: Innovations and People for the Future. “Knoxville is strategically important for

Communicating About Severe Weather

With spring’s warm temperatures, severe weather and even tornadoes are a possibility. Should a tornado warning be issued that includes campus areas, you can protect yourself by following some basic steps. Knowing what to do when you receive an emergency notification is critical to your safety. For more information on staying safe on campus, visit