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Trailblazer: Mark Dean a Pioneer in Many Ways

Mark Dean

For his contributions as a computer scientist, an inventor, and someone who helped shape the modern world, Mark Dean is being honored as the Trailblazer Series speaker for February. He’ll speak about his life and career at 12:30 p.m. on February 26 in the auditorium of the John C. Hodges Library.

Nissan Americas Communications Exec to Receive Accomplished Alumnus Award

Travis Parman, director of corporate communications for Nissan Americas and a graduate of the College of Communication and Information, will return to campus on Thursday, February 19, to talk with students about careers in public relations and to receive the University of Tennessee Accomplished Alumnus Award.

Baker Center Report to Guide State in Developing Energy Policy

With the energy industry changing rapidly, Tennessee should craft an energy policy that will allow the state to benefit both economically and environmentally. That’s the crux of a report done for the state by UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

Faculty Appreciation Week Celebrates Trailblazers Among Us

2015 Faculty Appreciation Poster Nick

This week, UT is celebrating its faculty members’ trailblazing efforts in classrooms, laboratories, and the community during our sixth annual Faculty Appreciation Week. “People make our university what it is,” Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek said. “Provost Susan D. Martin and I want to thank our faculty members for their dedication and hard work.