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Restaurateur Tim Love Receives UT Accomplished Alumnus Award

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Chef and restaurant owner Tim Love, a 1994 graduate of UT’s Haslam College of Business, returned to campus on Wednesday, February 11, to talk with students about entrepreneurship and to receive an Accomplished Alumnus Award.

UT Study: Crocodiles Just Wanna Have Fun, Too

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Turns out we may have more in common with crocodiles than we’d ever dream. According to research by a UT psychology professor, crocodiles think surfing waves, playing ball, and going on piggyback rides are fun, too.

Spring Engineering Expo Sees Record Student Turnout

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A record number of students turned out for the spring Engineering Expo. All told, 427 students visited with potential employers and lined up more than 700 interviews for paid internship and co-op positions from the fifty-six companies in attendance.

Prestige, Conference Grow for UT’s Reliability and Maintainability Center

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As the detailed study of best practices within manufacturing has become more commonplace in recent years, the Reliability and Maintainability Center at UT has stepped to the forefront as a well-respected hub of learning. The center has signed about 55 corporate partners and will host its nineteenth annual Maintenance and Reliability Conference, MARCON, February 23–26 at the Knoxville Convention Center.

Dean of Libraries Joins Tenn-Share Board

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Steven Escar Smith, dean of UT Libraries, has been appointed to the executive board of Tenn-Share, the statewide library consortium. He will serve as a member and secretary to the board through 2016.