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WebMD: What Does Bullying Look Like?


WebMD spoke to David Dupper, UT professor of social work, for a recent feature exploring when innocent teasing turns into calculated bullying.

The Economist Cites Professor Regarding Upcoming British Vote

On June 23, citizens of Britain will vote on whether their country should stay in the European Union. A paper published in 2012 by David Hummels of Purdue University and Georg Schaur, an economics professor in the Haslam College of Business, finds that every day goods are in transit adds a cost equivalent to a tariff of between 0.6 percent and 2.1 percent.

Debate Team Wins National Championship

Congratulations to UT’s Debate Team who took home the top award for the third consecutive year and twenty other honors in the International Public Debate Association National Debate Tournament.

News Sentinel: Students to debut ‘Recovery’ film

Knoxville News Sentinel

The News Sentinel featured the upcoming debut of a half-hour documentary by UT professor Nick Geidner and his journalism students. The documentary, Reaching Recovery, will shed some light on the problem of neonatal abstinence syndrome in East Tennessee.

Tyvi Small: Leadership Lessons Are All Around You

In a column for the Knoxville Business Journal, Tyvi Small, director of diversity and community relations in the Haslam College of Business, describes the best leaders as being advocates and resource providers for their team.