WATE-TV Channel 6 recently featured a group of UT students and staff who are heading to Glendale, Arizona, to work behind the scenes at Super Bowl XLIX in early February. The team will volunteer with Mgroup and NFL on Location at special events before and during the Super Bowl. They will also meet professional team members
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Kate Vitasek, a lecturer in the Haslam College of Business, is contributing regular articles to Forbes magazine on various aspects of business based on UT research. This week, Vitasek examines how organizations can build strong, balanced business relationships.
The Governor’s Chair for High Performance Energy Practices in Urban Environments, a partnership between UT, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and engineering firm Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, will host three lectures this spring.
Jeff Pappas, director of the School of Music, has been elected to the board of directors of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Ben Granger, former dean of the College of Social Work, passed away January 9 following complications from an illness. He was eighty-three.
Michelle Johnson, an alumna of the Department of Political Science was surprised last week with a $25,000 national award for excellence in teaching.
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured the efforts of students and faculty from the College of Architecture and Design as they help Haiti rebuild following a devastating earthquake that rocked the island nation five years ago. Since 2010, students and faculty have designed a secondary school, housing, and a clinic that are now in various stages of construction.
Affect Magazine recently highlighted a new UT pilot program that is training young businesspeople to use sophisticated Web advertising and analytics tools, and also teaching them the value of giving back to their community. Students in the Business Analytics and Statistics program are learning to use Google AdWords, a set of tools for targeting Web advertising to
Leaders from the Haslam College of Business were part of a featured panel discussion at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Science and Technology Forum and Exposition this week.
The Landscape Architecture program continued its tradition of community-engaged studio work this fall by partnering with the City of Cleveland, Tennessee.