Noted foreign policy expert Walter Russell Mead will visit the campus on April 2 and 3. Mead will present a lecture titled “American Strategy in the Atomic Age” at 5:00 p.m. on April 2. At noon on April 3 there will be a panel discussion on “Public Intellectuals and Blogging” featuring Mead and Glenn Reynolds,
The partnership between the Y-12 National Security Complex and UT is solving problems, increasing safety, and saving money. A project between Y-12 and UT’s Construction Industry Research and Policy Center (CIRPC) within the College of Business Administration to evaluate ways to maintain safety, allow workers to do their jobs, and not affect the welfare of
A team of terrorists attacked a nuclear material facility in Knoxville, but were successfully repelled by the facility’s guard force. Then the guards and terrorists switched roles, and did it again. Luckily, the attack was fiction and response was just an exercise in the inaugural Uranium Bowl—a physical security “play-off” between students at UT and
Speculation over the nuclear ambitions of countries like Iran and North Korea and debate over proposed nuclear reactors in the US and abroad make it apparent that the need for nuclear security experts did not end with the Cold War. For this reason, UT Knoxville has launched the UT Institute for Nuclear Security.
This past fall UT Knoxville and the Y-12 National Security Complex entered into a formal partnership that holds great promise, not only for UT and Y-12 but for our state and nation. Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and Y-12 General Manager Darrel Kohlhorst offer a concise overview.
UT Knoxville and Y-12 Nuclear Security complex have signed an agreement, enhancing their partnership. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed by UT Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and Darrel Kohlhorst, B&W Y-12 president and general manager, during a meeting on Wednesday, September 28.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Y-12 National Security Complex signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Wednesday with the goal of pushing more technologies into the private sector and expanding collaborations in areas ranging from joint research to analyzing business operations. The partnership combines the leading research talents of the university with Y-12’s successful track
The first woman to graduate with a statistics degree from UT Knoxville will be speaking at this year’s Secret City Festival June 19 in Oak Ridge. After her graduation in August 1943, Puckett was employed as a statistician by Tennessee Eastman Corp. in Oak Ridge. She was immediately assigned to the Y-12 Electromagnetic Separation Plant’s