Keeping nuclear power plants running requires materials that can withstand factors like radiation, pressure, and heat, so any advancement that better addresses those issues is of benefit to the plants and their customers.
The group behind a multi-state project to develop recreational, environmental, and economic opportunities along the Tennessee River will host public events in five communities across Tennessee, Alabama, and Kentucky throughout July and August.
A new policy brief from the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy offers insight into the changes facing the electricity industry and five recommendations how the Tennessee Valley Authority can position itself for the future.
Over the past quarter century, Jefferson Chapman has watched the McClung Museum evolve from a repository for archaeological artifacts and donated collections into an ever-changing go-to site for art lovers and history buffs alike.
In celebration of International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day, UT’s McClung Museum will host Can You Dig It?—a free, family-friendly community event with activities focusing on archaeology and fossils. The event, cosponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America East Tennessee Society, will be held from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 12, at
UT has been selected as a Top 20 green power using university by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Power Partnership. The Green Power Partnership is a voluntary program that encourages organizations to use green power as a way to reduce the environmental impacts associated with conventional electricity use. The Partnership’s Top 20 College and University
UT Knoxville received the Presidential Award for making the largest purchase of green power from the Tennessee Valley Authority in 2011. The university purchased nine megawatt hours of green power from TVA last year. That is the equivalent of eliminating the yearly greenhouse gas emissions from 1,535 passenger vehicles, according to the US Environmental Protection
The national search for a vice chancellor for research for UT Knoxville is officially under way. The committee, chaired by Provost Susan Martin, met for the first time Thursday. The goal is to appoint a leader who will continue the momentum in expanding the university’s research base and strengthening and building new strategic partnerships. Research