UT alumns James M. Buchanan, a scholar and author who won the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1986, passed away Wednesday at the age of 93. Originally from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, James attended Middle Tennessee State Teachers College, now known as Middle Tennessee State University, and went on to earn an M.A. in business administration from UT in 1941. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and returned to UT to teach in the Department of Economics from 1948 to 1951.
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Bruce McCarty, the primary architect for many of the university’s iconic buildings and longtime friend to the College of Architecture and Design, passed away on Saturday, January 5. He was 92. Bruce was a driving force in East Tennessee’s modern architecture for more than fifty years. His work created much of Knoxville’s skyline and helped to shape a large part of UT’s campus.