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TechTarget: Chad Autry brings futuristic global view to supply chain research

To supply chain professionals working on shop floors and in warehouses, the ivory towers of higher education may seem far removed from their lives. But the surprising amount of research coming out of the world’s universities offers a wealth of knowledge on improving supply chain strategies and relationships. This real-world-meets-academia approach to supply chain management

In Memoriam: Tony Spiva

Tony Spiva, a professor emeritus of economics, died Friday at the age of 85. His UT teaching career spanned more than fifty years. He retired at the end of 2012. He was a consultant and advisor in economic projects and programs worldwide in countries including Indonesia, Peru, Greece, Australia, and New Zealand. He also spent

In Memoriam: Steve Sparks

Steve Sparks, lecturer in the Department of English, passed away earlier this month at the age of 51. He taught freshman composition courses, poetry, creative writing, and was known for his courses that taught students how to study and write about the supernatural. Sparks was published in many literary journals and anthologies including Tar River

News Sentinel: Dream jobs, Interns spend summer researching animals, performing for theater

The Knoxville News Sentinel featured students conducting reach for the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at UT in its article about “cool” internships. Students are developing computer models of the coronavirus, which an estimated 40 percent of house cats have. In most cats the virus is harmless, but in a small percentage

Reuters, AP, and News Sentinel: UT research center receives $18.6 million grant

A National Science Foundation grant renewal for a high profile national research center at UT, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis or NIMBioS, has been featured in hundreds of news outlets including Reuters, the AP, and Knoxville News Sentinel. The institute uses mathematics to study biological issues has received a second $18.6 million renewal