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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...

2013-12-03 08:24:24

Kulikowski Leading Langan CEQR Practice in New York City NEW YORK, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Langan announced today that Robert R. Kulikowski, Ph.D. officially joined the firm as Senior Director of Environmental Planning, where he will lead a practice dedicated to helping clients navigate the City Environmental Quality Review (CEQR) and Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) processes, often required for development projects in New York City. Most recently, Kulikowski had been...

2013-11-20 12:28:56

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Condoms have the power to make the world healthier by preventing disease and unplanned pregnancies, yet they are vastly underutilized. This year, Bill and Melinda Gates and their foundation issued a challenge to develop the next generation of condoms. Called Grand Challenges in Global Health, the initiative aims to foster scientific and technological innovation to solve key health problems in the developing world. Jimmy...

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...

2013-09-13 16:23:25

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and his wife, Honey, along with three other couples, have given the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the original manuscript of "Tennessee Waltz" to be displayed prominently in the university's new Natalie L. Haslam Music Center. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130913/DC79701) In December 1946, Pee Wee King and Redd Stewart wrote "Tennessee Waltz" on the back of a large...

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...

2013-08-07 16:24:37

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The new Natalie L. Haslam Music Center at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is a physical expression of the musical art form. Acoustical wall panels and retractable curtains allow the recital hall and rehearsal rooms to be tuned to reverberate or absorb sound to meet the needs of various performances. Performance studios and academic offices are soundproof. Even the building's very facade is musical. The exterior glass wall...