Faculty & Staff News

News Sentinel Talks to Jonsson about Deadly Mouse Virus

Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knoxville News Sentinel recently interviewed UT’s Colleen Jonsson who this summer is overseeing a group of undergraduate students from across the country who are using mathematical modeling to study how hantavirus spreads.

Supply Chain Graduate Programs Ranked Second in the Nation

Chad Autry, department head and William J. Taylor Professor of Supply Chain Management in UT’s Haslam College of Business.

UT’s graduate programs in supply chain management are ranked second in the nation, according to “Survey Analysis: Top 25 North American Supply Chain Graduate University Programs,” a report issued July 14 by Gartner, a leading industry research company.

New Bag Policy for Athletic Venues Starts this Fall

Clear Bag Policy

To enhance safety and expedite fan entry to athletic events, UT is implementing new safety policies for fans bringing bags into all athletic venues, including Neyland Stadium, beginning in August.

Eighmy Receives National Campus Safety Award

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The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Association named Taylor Eighmy as a recipient of its 2016 Campus Leaders Who Care Award in recognition of his work to enhance laboratory and research safety at universities across the country.

Harmon Shares Delegate Experience in News Sentinel

Mark Harmon, professor of journalism and electronic media and a former Knox County Commissioner, is writing a “Delegate Diary” for the News Sentinel from the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

In Memoriam: James Russell Church

Russell Church

James Russell Church, a former faculty member who coached the UT Debate Team for many years, passed away July 6. He was 69.