Matt Murray, director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, was recently featured in The Bakken Magazine. According to Murray, low gasoline prices are helping America’s economy avoid some of the downturns experienced in other parts of the world. The low prices have freed up a large amount of purchasing power for American consumers that’s being pumped back into the economy.
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Brides magazine recently featured Sandra Thomas, director of the nursing doctoral program at UT, in an article sharing anger thwarting techniques for brides. Thomas has studied women and anger, and advises that stressed brides rehearse an assertive response to a person they’re angry with.
The work of Michael Burnette, associate director of the Global Supply Chain Institute, was recently cited in a Forbes article about “platforming.”
Ramon DeGennaro, professor of banking and finance, was recently interviewed about personal finance by San Francisco radio station KDOW. The podcast called “The Good Life Made Better” is hosted by Stephen Lovell and was featured on Soundcloud, Stitcher, TuneIn, and on the iTunes app.
American Libraries magazine recently interviewed Ashley Maynor about her project, The Story of the Stuff, what she learned, and how other communities can cope with tragedies.
Assistant Vice Chancellor and CIO Joel Reeves recently wrote a column featured in CIO Review, explaining the importance of onboard training in increasing customer satisfaction.
The past year has been an amazing year of exciting changes, innovative research, and powerful personal stories at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
UT distinguished alumnus James A. “Jim” Haslam II has been named a recipient of the 2016 Horatio Alger Award by the Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc. The annual award recognizes leaders who have succeeded, despite facing adversity, and who are committed to both philanthropy and higher education.
The Wall Street Journal and the News Sentinel featured Joe Carcello’s testimony during a meeting of the Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises Subcommittee, a committee within the US House of Representatives Financial Services Committee.
Oil and Gas Monitor spotlighted Charles Sims’ research on the challenges and opportunities that could coincide with the second coming of the US as an oil powerhouse.