TN Legislators Visit Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Tennessee State Representatives Jim Coley (R-Bartlett), John DeBerry, Jr. (D-Memphis), and Bill Sanderson (R-Kenton) visited Oak Ridge National Laboratory yesterday to learn more about the unique partnership between the University, the Lab, and state and federal governments. Oak Ridge National Laboratory is managed and operated by UT through UT-Battelle with substantial support from the State … Continued

Research, Outreach & Economic Development

Congressman Fleischmann Appointed to Critical Subcommittees for UT, TN

Congressman and UT Alumnus Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN 3rd District) was appointed yesterday to several critical House Appropriations subcommittees for the 113th Congress.  His appointments, made by Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY), include positions on the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee, and the Homeland Security Subcommittee. Rep. … Continued

Federal Issues

Vice Admiral Visits UT Knoxville, Meets with University Leaders

Today, the University of Tennessee hosted Vice Admiral Harry Harris of the United States Navy.  Harris, a native of Crossville, Tennessee, currently serves as the assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. During his campus visit, Harris received briefings conducted at the Howard Baker Center on the University’s academic, research and public … Continued

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