Posts By: Lola Alapo

College of Law Launches Trademark Legal Clinic

Students of the College of Law will soon be able to practice trademark law before the US Department of Commerce’s US Patent and Trademark Office. UT is one of only forty-seven law schools chosen to participate in the USPTO Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program.

Construction Industry Research and Policy Center in the News

The Construction Industry Research and Policy Center recently received $20,000 from Amerisure Insurance Company to further its work. The center is dedicated to construction safety research to reduce injuries and fatalities. The center is based in the College of Business Administration. Several media outlets featured the news. They include: WATE-TV Channel 6 WDEF-TV News 12 WRCB News

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91.9FM WUOT: UT’s Joe Carcello Plans To Work For Investors On SEC Panel

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Local NPR affiliate 91.9FM WUOT recently featured  Professor Joseph Carcello and his appointment to the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s Investor Advisory Committee. Listen to the full story and also read it here. Carcello is the E&Y and Business Alumni Professor and head of the Department of Accounting and Information Management in the College of Business Administration. He

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In the News: Freedom Cyclers bring attention to human trafficking

A group of seniors have been biking cross-country to raise awareness about human trafficking and money to fight modern-day slavery. They arrive in Knoxville last week. Their efforts have been featured by local and national media including: Daily Reporter (Indiana) Knoxville News Sentinel Kusi News (San Diego) Montrose (Colorado) Daily Press Navajo (Arizona) Times Northwest

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Carcello Named to Securities and Exchange Commission Committee

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has named Professor Joseph V. Carcello to its Investor Advisory Committee. He is the only business school professor appointed to the committee. Carcello is the E&Y and Business Alumni Professor and head of the Department of Accounting and Information Management in UT’s College of Business Administration. He also is executive director of the UT Neel Corporate Governance Center.

Business Analytics Expert Coming to UT in September; Registration Open

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Business leaders and professionals are often overwhelmed by information—not because there is too much, but because they don’t know how to tame it. Stephen Few, one of the world’s most renowned experts on business analytics, quantitative techniques, and data analysis, will conduct an interactive half-day seminar on how to effectively present and analyze quantitative business data on September 11 at UT.

Bi Software Insight: Top Big Data & Analytics Masters Programs

BI Software Insight, an online hub for business intelligence-related news, named UT’s Master in Business Analytics as one of the top big data and analytics programs in the country. It’s one of the top 25 programs identified that help meet the rising demand for data scientists and analysts who are capable of turning data into insights. Read the

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In the News: UT Natural Playground Installation at Local Head Start Center

UT faculty joined community volunteers this weekend to install a new natural playground at the North Head Start Center. The playground will give students a new recreation area and provide researchers with an opportunity to study the environment’s impact on children’s activity levels. The effort is part of the Partners through Playgrounds project, which will study how

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