The application period for the 10th annual Graves Business Plan Competition begins February 27.
Institute of Agriculture News
Some Rwandan farmers are getting a taste of UT’s volunteer spirit.
A project to identify and track threatened, endangered and at-risk avian species on U.S. Department of Defense facilities has been named the DOD’s Environmental Security Technology Certification Program project of the year for 2016.
Chris Boyer, assistant professor of agricultural and resource economics, has been selected to receive an Emerging Scholars Award by the Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
A new study by researchers with the Institute of Agriculture will evaluate pastures to document how management of native grasslands may enhance soil biodiversity and contribute to producer profitability.
The UT Board of Trustees voted Thursday to confirm Tim Cross, longtime University of Tennessee leader and faculty member, as chancellor of the UT Institute of Agriculture. Cross has been serving as interim chancellor since September. He has been with UT for almost 23 years and served as dean of UT Extension from 2008 to
Improved wireless charging technology for consumer electronics, development of higher value-added material from waste produced during biofuel production, and novel materials for 3-D printing are among the projects receiving maturation funding from the UT Research Foundation.
On-campus interviews in the search for the next chancellor to lead the UT Institute of Agriculture began yesterday and continue through December 9. Finalists will visit Knoxville, Columbia, and Jackson for meetings with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members. UT Institute of Agriculture Interim Chancellor Tim Cross is the first finalist to participate in
Graduate hooding will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, and undergraduate commencement will take place at 4 p.m. on Friday, December 9. Both events will be held in Thompson-Boling Arena. The university will award 1,136 undergraduate degrees, 661 graduate degrees, and six law degrees. Also during the undergraduate ceremony ROTC cadets will be commissioned.
Four professors with UT ties have been named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science class of fellows for 2016: Brian Wirth, Karen Hughes, George Ostrouchov and Baohua Gu. The fellows will be inducted in February 2017 at the AAAS Annual Meeting in Boston.