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UT Study: Political Speeches Affect Businesses’ Investments in States

The tone and content of a politician’s speech affects whether businesses make financial and employment investments in that politician’s state, according to a new study from UT. Larry Fauver, the James F. Smith Jr. Professor of Financial Institutions in the College of Business Administration, co-authored the study, which examined gubernatorial speeches in the United States.

New Minors on Campus Policy Now in Effect

Effective January 1, the university must comply with new regulations for programs involving minors on campus. The Knoxville campus has created several resources for implementing the policy. The purpose of the policy is to enhance the safe environment for minors participating in campus activities. All departments that engage in programs involving minors must review and