In anticipation of federal stimulus money to make up state funding shortfalls for the next two fiscal years, the University of Tennessee is developing “two-year budgets” that look ahead to an expected $66 million appropriations reduction in 2012.
The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and the UT System Office of Communications won six awards from the Volunteer Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, including three first-place honors.
The University of Tennessee’s telephone fundraising campaign is proof that gifts of all sizes can make a difference.
Two researchers at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, received patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for medical research that will improve the study of and search for cure for Huntington’s and other neurological disorders and will improve methods for using radioisotopes in nuclear medicine.
Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen and the General Assembly have honored the University of Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service for its 60 years of service to the state’s 347 cities.