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McClung Museum Dinosaur in the News

The McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture last week installed a life-size dinosaur sculpture at its front entrance as part of its fiftieth anniversary celebration. The sculpture is  a 2,400-pound, 24-foot-long bronze skeleton of an Edmontosaurus annectens—a hadrosaur, or duck-billed dinosaur. Several media outlets featured the story, including: Daily Beacon Knoxville News Sentinel WATE-TV

T Bus Ridership Hits New High

Ridership aboard the T Transit System has reached an all-time high this semester and for the system’s eleven-year history on campus. Ridership has increased this fall by 55 percent over the same period last year. That’s an increase of 96,078 passengers, primarily students. More than 269,700 passengers have used the new buses since July 1.