For two decades, professor Tim Ezzell and his students have led dozens of community projects in Appalachian communities across Tennessee as part of a federal applied research program to spur economic development in the region.
Two UT faculty members are leading a study to better understand Appalachian tourism and identify opportunities to grow tourism activities and encourage business development.
Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition assembled the fleet for a public showcase outside Nissan Stadium, home of the Tennessee Titans.
Professor Emeritus Bruce Tschantz discusses the dangers of low-head dams.
Jonathan Overly has helped usher in a number of improvements to the region’s eco-infrastructure, from car charging stations to alternative fuel vehicles.
A top USGS water resource expert is coming to UT to address challenges the world faces in that area.
Terry Hazen addressed the practicality of a new idea in water treatment.
A leading center at UT will soon have a new director: accomplished faculty member Terry Hazen is taking the helm at the Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment.
This week’s featured community partnership is the Tennessee Water Resources Research Center, which seeks to improve regional water quality through community-based projects, outreach, education, training, and community empowerment activities.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press featured a UT class project. Ducktown, Tennessee is attempting to become the greenest small town in America, and a project led by a UT professor and former Chattanooga area resident is expected to help play a part. Tim Ezzell, a political science lecturer and director of the school’s Appalachian Teaching
UT Students are part of a project that provides planning and economic development assistance to distressed communities.
For their ideas in answering a challenge issued by the US Department of Agriculture, a team lead by UT was recently awarded a federal grant of more than $200,000. The project, “Storm Water Goes Green: Investigating the Benefit and Health of Urban Trees in Green Infrastructure Installations,” is a multidisciplinary effort coordinated with North Carolina