The acquisition of surplus military equipment through the US Department of Defense Law Enforcement Support Officers 1033 Program does not cause police to be more aggressive, according to a study published this week by a team of researchers from UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research.
Tennessee’s General Assembly has two roadway funding proposals this session to address long-term funding of its infrastructure. A report released today by UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research reviews the broader economic impacts of each.
Economics professor Don Bruce has been named UT’s new faculty athletics representative for the Southeastern Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association. In the new role, Bruce will work closely with top university administrators to support a campus environment where academics remain a central focus in college sports.
“Poverty and Health Care,” is the theme of a mini-summit to be held on March 31 at UT Knoxville. It is the second of three mini-summits looking at various aspects of poverty to be held this spring on campus.
The number of teachers in Tennessee public school systems will not keep up with future demand, forcing school systems to look elsewhere, including out of state, to find teachers to educate the state’s growing population of school-age children. That is the major finding in “Supply and Demand for Teachers in Tennessee,” a study released today