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3 hrs ago |

UTC Student, Robert Fisher, Earns Prestigious National Scholarship Recognition

Robert Fisher, a Brock Scholar and Student Government Association president at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has been named a 2014 Truman Scholar by the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Clarksville, TN

5 hrs ago | Science Daily

Trials of the Cherokee were reflected in their skulls

Researchers have found that environmental stressors -- from the Trail of Tears to the Civil War -- led to significant changes in the shape of skulls in the eastern and western bands of the Cherokee people.


Related Topix: North Carolina State University

5 hrs ago |

Chattanooga CARES Promotes Two New Directors

Mr. Adams was promoted to prevention and outreach director. Mr. Adams has worked in HIV education and prevention for more than 10 years.


Related Topix: Chattanooga, TN, Adams, TN, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Knoxville, TN

9 hrs ago |

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan Welcome Attorneys Hoey And Dalton

Leitner, Williams, Dooley & Napolitan, PLLC welcomed two attorneys in April. Attorney Charles G. Hoey joins the Atlanta office as Of Counsel, and Attorney Dana S. Dalton joins the Knoxville office as Of Counsel.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Bill Haslam, US Governors, Chattanooga, TN

12 hrs ago |

Former University of Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl is one of ...

Former University of Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl is one of the hosts for a fund-raiser in Knoxville next week.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican, Knoxville, TN

13 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville

UT engineering student developing method of forecasting traffic

Firefighters were busy extinguishing a Gatlinburg condo fire on Ski View Drive Wednesday morning.


Related Topix: Gatlinburg, TN, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Knoxville College, Bill Haslam, US Governors

14 hrs ago | DVM

Pet obesity numbers prove sedentary

Despite best efforts to get the message out about the negative effects of obesity on pet health, research by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention reveals that the number of obese pets has not budged in the last year.


Related Topix: Life, Nutrition, Food, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

18 hrs ago | The Daily News Journal

Gilbert: Martin's departure not surprising in least

It was inevitable. The deafening silence the past two weeks said it all. Tennessee basketball coach Cuonzo Martin is gone to Cal-Berkeley because of, one, athletic director Dave Hart's lack of support and, two, the back-stabbing fickle fan base.


Related Topix: Martin, TN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Elizabethton Star

Writing was on the wall at UT

The wish of 36,000 University of Tennessee basketball fans came true. Tuesday's announcement that men's coach Cuonzo Martin was bolting Knoxville for the same position at the University of California wasn't a surprise, but the timing certainly caught a lot of people, Tennessee athletic director Dave Hart included, off guard.


Related Topix: Martin, TN, Knoxville, TN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Education news, April 15

The New Opportunity School for Women at Maryville College is accepting applications for its first summer residential program, which will be held on the Maryville College campus July 13-Aug. 2. The school is designed to improve the educational, financial and personal circumstances of low-income, under-educated, middle-aged women in the Appalachian ... (more)


Related Topix: Maryville College, Berea College, Lees-McRae College, Bluefield College, Blount County, TN


Pathogeneses of Sudden Cardiac Death in National Collegiate Athletic...

From the Department of Family Medicine , Division of Cardiology , University of Washington, Seattle; Division of Anatomic Pathology , Divisions of Cardiovascular Diseases and Pediatric Cardiology , Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; Parent Heart Watch, Glencoe, IL ; Department of Family Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville ; and National ... (more)


Related Topix: University of Washington, Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Indianapolis, IN

Knoxville News Sentinel

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia talks originalism during UT visit

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia delivered what he called his "stump speech" at the University of Tennessee on Tuesday, arguing for nearly an hour in favor of Originalism in interpreting the Constitution.


Related Topix: US News, Clarence Thomas, Antonin Scalia, Elena Kagan, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Watchful Eye shows theft incidents at UT

Watchful Eye on Theft for April 8-15 shows spring weather didn't bring out only the dogwoods.


Related Topix: Knoxville, TN, Knox County, TN, Sports

Knoxville News Sentinel

Robert Booker: Nigh school, escape from jail news in 1915

Robert J. Booker is a freelance writer and executive director of the Beck Cultural Exchange Center.


Related Topix: Sports

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Wiedmer: Sam Wyche lends hurry-up help to Trousdale School

CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Recognizing his center's somewhat superior intellectual skills in that long-ago summer of 1968, Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Sam Wyche often leaned on University of Tennessee great Bob Johnson for help when calling audibles for the expansion franchise.


Related Topix: Cleveland, TN

University of Michigan recommends two outsiders as deans of liberal arts and pharmacy schools

The exhaustive searches are over: The University of Michigan has picked two outsiders to serve as deans of its College of Literature, Science and the Arts and College of Pharmacy.


Related Topix: College of William and Mary, University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Forsythe traded to Oakland Athletics

Binghamton Mets catcher Blake Forsythe has been traded to the Oakland Athletics for future considerations, the B-Mets announced the roster move today.


Free Republic

Rumors of Aggie mischief circulate as maroon bluebonnets pop up on University of Texas campus

Rumors of Aggie mischief circulate as maroon bluebonnets pop up on University of Texas campus By ANDREA SALAZAR Maroon bluebonnets have popped up in flower beds outside the University of Texas Tower, causing enough student reaction to prompt groundskeepers to remove the seeds, said Markus Hogue, program coordinator of ... (more)


Related Topix: Texas

20 public colleges where out-of-state students pay the most tuition

Somewhere along the line, top-ranked public institutions discovered that out-of-state students represented a serious source of revenue for budgets suffering from relentless reductions in state appropriations.


Related Topix: University of Texas at Austin, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina, University of Washington, Georgia Tech

WATE-TV Knoxville

Walmart hiring 200 associates for their new store at University Commons

Walmart is planning to hire approximately 200 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this summer at 2501 University Commons Way Walmart is planning to hire approximately 200 associates to work at the new Walmart slated to open this summer at 2501 University Commons Way The Hamblen County Sheriff's Department is offering a $1,000 ... (more)


Related Topix: Hamblen County, TN, Knoxville, TN