The decision to move a loved one into a nursing home or assisted living facility is often difficult—and made more stressful because of the expense. Matthew Harris, an assistant professor of economics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has partnered with A Place for Mom, North America’s largest senior referral service, to produce an assisted living price index and to further academic research on how individuals can make choices about residential long-term care.
Thanks to a program being funded in conjunction with the US Department of Agriculture, researchers at UT are helping lead a study on how best to avoid problems water use issues like the ones facing California and other areas.
UT will celebrate the sixth annual Undergraduate Research Week April 10-18 with a series of events centered around research, art and scholarship from undergraduate students across campus.
UT generates $1.6 billion in annual income for the state of Tennessee, creates nearly 33,000 jobs, and contributes more than $125 million in tax revenue to the state and local governments.
Archaeologist, Aleydis Van de Moortel, Lindsay Young Associate Professor in Classics at UT, will present “Conversations with Ancients: Uncovering Life in the Bronze Age in Mitrou, Greece” on Tuesday, April 7, in the Conversations and Cocktails series.
The Neuroscience Network of East Tennessee (NeuroNET) Research Center at UT will hold its Spring Symposium April 8 and 9 in the Toyota Auditorium of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
Harvard University Professor David Armitage will take a fresh look at the American Declaration of Independence when he visits UT to deliver the annual Milton M. Klein Lecture.
The Haslam College of Business will host business analytics authorities from across the country to its semi-annual Business Analytics Forum April 20–21 in the Carolyn P. Brown Memorial University Center, 1502 West Cumberland Avenue.
The dangers, intrigue and violence of medieval and early modern warfare and statecraft will be the focus of the twelfth annual Marco Symposium at UT from April 9 to 11.
A prestigious collection of institutes of higher learning, of which UT has been a select member, is about to get much larger at the urging of President Barack Obama.