In The News

Mentions of the University of Tennessee in external media outlets.

Knoxville doctor looking for participants to test Ebola vaccine


A UT alumnus and Knoxville doctor is leading Ebola vaccine testing in Knoxville, according to WATE-TV. William Smith, who got his bachelor’s degree in zoology, said the vaccine is actually made from a virus found in cows and only contains a small piece of protein from the Ebola virus. He said there’s no risk of actually

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Haslam: ‘Tennessee Promise’ Program is Working

Knoxville News Sentinel

The Knoxville News Sentinel featured Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek’s visit with President Barack Obama to discuss higher education access. The visit was the second meeting for Cheek in 2014. It took place during the second College Opportunity Day of Action summit. During the event, Cheek announced the university is expanding a couple of initiatives that

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Succeeding in the Digital Age


The Economist magazine has featured UT’s Department of Business Analytics and Statistics in a white paper that examines what businesses need to achieve success in a digital age. The paper addresses the market, business and technology strategy issues organizations must address to succeed on digital platforms and how digital businesses must tackle customer and employee issues.

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UT Professor’s Paper on ‘CEO Shirking’ in National News

A paper co-authored by Andy Puckett, associate professor of finance, about chief executive officers who shirk their responsibilities and avoid the hard work required to do an excellent job was recently published in the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. The paper, “Fore! An Analysis of CEO Shirking,” was subsequently picked up

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Top 24 Best Sports Management Degree Programs 2014

The Sports Management Degree Guide ranked UT’s program seventh nationally among all programs for the wealth of opportunities it offers students. Read more here. UT’s program is based in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Studies in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.

UT students highlight lost buildings of downtown Knoxville

Knoxville News Sentinel

The News Sentinel recently featured the work of two architecture graduate students that focuses on buildings that no longer exist in downtown Knoxville. The project, Lost Knox, highlights the need for preservation and has been provided to local policymakers and advocates. Read the story here.

Color Refined @ Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture

New York Arts Magazine recently featured the Ewing Gallery’s current exhibit “Color Refined” in its online publication. The exhibit, on display through December 12, features the abstract works of Beatrice Riese, Siri Berg, Gabriele Evertz, Rella Stuart-Hunt, and Rachel Beach. Born outside of the United States, each woman emigrated here for various reasons – love, education, and

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