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2014-05-06 23:05:51

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center provides enhanced service and efficient queuing to its students through digital kiosks. Franklin, NH (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 For the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, which serves a community immersed in the latest technology, the admissions department developed a plan to better serve students through the use of digital interactive media. Prior to the fall semester in 2013, Director of Admissions William Carter was tasked with...

2014-03-31 16:27:34

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If "practice makes perfect" holds true, medical and assisted living facilities could see a marked improvement thanks to a new center opening at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. UT's College of Nursing and College of Engineering teamed together to come up with the HITS -- Health Information Technology and Simulation -- Lab, creating spaces identical to a variety of care facilities, complete with "patients" composed...

2014-02-25 16:24:39

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the installation of LED fixtures, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's, Thompson-Boling Arena is one of the first in the world to feature lights that are smaller, brighter and up to 85 percent more efficient than conventional arena metal halide lights. The technology--developed and manufactured by Oak Ridge-based LED North America at the Tech 20/20 incubator facility in Oak Ridge, incorporating an Oak Ridge National...

2014-02-24 12:22:17

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the installation of LED fixtures, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville's, Thompson-Boling Arena is one of the first in the world to feature lights that are smaller, brighter and up to 85 percent more efficient than conventional arena metal halide lights. The technology--developed and manufactured by Oak Ridge-based LED North America at the Tech 20/20 incubator facility in Oak Ridge, incorporating an Oak Ridge National...

Study Finds Market Forces Influence The Value Of Bat-provided Services
2014-02-04 10:21:10

University of Tennessee at Knoxville Services provided by Mother Nature, such as pest control from insect-eating bats, are affected by market forces like most anything else in the economy, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study finds. The study's results have implications for biodiversity conservation efforts. Researchers from UT and the University of Arizona, Tucson, studied how forces such as volatile market conditions and technological substitutes affect the value of pest...

2013-10-10 23:18:13

The UT Center for Industrial Services (CIS) is hosting events around the state to promote its Made in Tennessee initiative, honor the state’s manufacturers. Lawrenceburg, TN (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 On October 10th, 2013, the University of Tennessee Center for Industrial Services will host a celebration and recognition of manufacturing in Southern Middle Tennessee for Bertolini Sanctuary Seating. Manufacturing is an integral part of Tennessee’s economy; according to the National...

2013-08-21 23:26:12

Rare new details about an ancient Roman fort in southern Jordan have been uncovered by two professors from the University of Tennessee. Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 “This is the type of find archaeologists dream of making—a monumental inscription,” Erin Darby said. “This inscription allows us to fill in some gaps in Roman history. Findings like this don’t happen often, and I’m glad our students could be part of this great discovery.” Robert Darby, a lecturer in Art...


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  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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