Taylor Gwiazdon, a 2008 graduate in civil engineering, recently appeared on Shark Tank, a show on ABC in which aspiring inventors have a chance to pitch their ideas to four experts, dubbed sharks.
Engadget spoke to UT alumnus and current professor Mark Dean about computing, his role as a pioneer in the PC revolution with IBM, and about overcoming racism.
Michelle Johnson, an alumna of the Department of Political Science was surprised last week with a $25,000 national award for excellence in teaching.
The Haslam College of Business recognized the accomplishments of two alumni and one corporation during its sixth annual Alumni Awards Gala on November 14.
Hawaiian Tropic Founder Ron Rice, a 1964 UT alumnus, returns to campus this week to talk to students, meet with alumni and receive an Accomplished Alumni Award.
Twenty-three years ago, Marshall Ramsey was a UT student, drawing cartoons for The Daily Beacon.
Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. and a proven expert in corporate turnarounds, will receive the 2014 Donald G. Hileman Alumni Award from the College of Communication and Information at its awards and scholarship donor appreciation banquet on Friday, November 14.
Christi Branscom, a City of Knoxville official and noted businesswoman, has been honored with the Accomplished Alumni Award from UT.
The university will honor six alumni tonight with Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Awards, the highest honor given to alumni who have excelled at the national or international level in their field.
Jack Helmboldt, president and chief executive officer of the largest DENSO operation in North America and executive director on DENSO’s global board of directors, has received the Accomplished Alumni award from UT’s Haslam College of Business.