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Baker Center Releases Paper on Future of Roadway Funding


Tennessee spends less on a per capita basis than almost any other state on its highways and roads yet enjoys roadways that are better than those in most states. But according to a new paper produced by researchers at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, roadway quality is now at risk unless new funding is found.

Haslam College of Business Students to Study in Cuba

Later this month, the Haslam College of Business will take eighteen first-year business students to study abroad in Cuba. The program, led by George Drinnon and Andrew Seidler in the college’s undergraduate programs office, will take students to Havana December 11–19.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Nashville Civic Design Center


The Nashville Civic Design Center is an independent nonprofit organization formed in 2000 to improve quality of life for Nashvillians through visionary thinking, partnerships that encourage high quality design, and the facilitation of public dialogue on key issues that impact how we live, work and play.

CHEW Paints the Rock in Thank-You Video


Students and staff in the Center for Health, Education, and Wellness created a time-lapse video of themselves painting the Rock to thank the campus community for their participation in the Red Zone awareness event in September.

College of Nursing Receives Reaccreditation

UT’s College of Nursing received the maximum ten years of continuing accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education following an extensive self-study and March accreditation visit.

National Science Foundation Selects Trinh for CAREER Award

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Cong Trinh, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at UT, has become a nationally recognized researcher for his work on bioengineering processes capable of turning waste products into commercial goods.