In The News

Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

CBER Volkswagen Study in Bloomberg, Automotive Publications

A study by the Center for Business and Economic Research projecting that an expansion of Volkswagen’s Chattanooga manufacturing facility could add about 9,800 jobs to the Tennessee economy drew interest from more than a dozen local, state, automotive, and business media outlets reporting it, including Bloomberg and Forbes.

Law Professor Calls ‘Watchman’ a ‘Novel to Celebrate’

Knoxville News Sentinel

Distinguished Professor of Law Judy Cornett combines her legal expertise with a passion for literature. She was interviewed by the News Sentinel about this week’s release of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman and the character of Atticus Finch.

News Sentinel Reports on Green Campus Update

Knoxville News Sentinel

The News Sentinel reported on the delivery of a new 40-ton boiler to the steam plant Monday as part of the move away from coal-fired boilers to natural gas and fuel oil boilers. In March, UT marked the end of coal use for campus energy needs.

Heminway Shares Insight with Vice, Tribune-Review

Joan MacLeod Heminway, W.P. Toms Distinguished Professor of Law, spoke with Vice on the new Tennessee law that allows people to break into parked cars to save animals believed to be in danger from heatstroke. Heminway also spoke to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about issues of disclosure in a land deal by Mylan NV.

Postdoctoral Student Featured in International Business Times Story about Pluto, Charon

The International Business Times featured Noemi Pinilla-Alonso, a UT postdoctoral student, in this story about NASA’s flyby of Pluto on July 14. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will gather data to help scientists better understand the dwarf planet. Pinilla-Alonso will be the lead investigator of a new seven-day series of observations beginning July 23.