Posts By: Charles Primm

ACS: Tennessee Poverty Rates Decline, Median Income Rises

Tennessee was one of twenty-five states that saw a significant decline in its poverty rates, 1.6 percent, from 2014 to 2015, according to the 2015 American Community Survey (ACS) one-year estimates released today by the US Census Bureau.

UT Welcomes Fans to Ohio Game Saturday

Neyland Stadium's Empty Seats. Photography by FJ Gaylor Photography.

Kickoff is set for noon EDT for the Volunteers’ game against the Bobcats of Ohio University. Gates open at 10:00 a.m. The SEC Network will televise the game.

Boyd Center Hosts First Economic Forecast Luncheon

Tennessee is in a good fiscal position and its economy is expected to continue to grow in 2017, according to UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research Director Bill Fox and Associate Director Matt Murray, who spoke last week at the center’s first economic forecasting luncheon.

Volunteer Bridge Program Sees Record Enrollment


Now in its sixth year, UT̍s Volunteer Bridge program has its largest class ever. This fall, 175 invited students began the program, which allows them to spend a year and a summer studying at Pellissippi State Community College and then, upon successful completion of program requirements, transfer seamlessly to UT.