university of tennessee at martin

2:03 pm
Mon April 27, 2015

Robert Smith is UT Martin Interim Chancellor

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The University of Tennessee has selected a former dean of its Martin campus to serve as its interim chancellor.  

Dr. Robert Smith, former president of Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania and former dean of the UT Martin College of Arts and Sciences, will head the campus until a replacement for current chancellor Tom Rakes is found.  

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10:26 am
Tue March 24, 2015

UT Martin's Women's Symposium Features Keynote on Breast Cancer Awareness

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"I think that as a society, we really do need to continue to encourage women to get that routine mammogram, those routine screenings," says Dr. Victoria Seng, University of Tennessee at Martin's Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, citing frightening statistics about breast cancer: every three minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, the leading cause of cancer among white and black women. 85% of women with breast cancer have no known family history, as was the case with her experience, she says. Dr. Seng joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to share her story ahead of her keynote speech at UT Martin's 4th Annual Women's Symposium Tuesday from noon to 4 p.m.

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12:35 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Notes from a Political Junkie: You CAN Go Home Again

Chuck Todd at Murray State
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Murray State welcomed NBC News' Chuck Todd to campus Tuesday for their Presidential Lecture Series, sponsored by the President's Office, Student Government Association and the MSU Foundation. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on the annual series and his formative years as a "political junkie" attending University of Tennesee at Martin.

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8:19 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

UT Martin Hosts 15th Annual Civil Rights Conference Next Week

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The University of Tennessee at Martin hosts its 15th Annual Civil Rights Conference next week. Conference Director, Assistant Professor of History Renee LaFleur previews the multi-day event whose keynote speaker is presidential historian and Director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Library since 2009, Mark Updegrove. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with LaFleur about the theme of how President Johnson's "Great Society" contributed to the Civil Rights Movement and other featured speakers at the event.

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4:04 pm
Fri June 20, 2014

Tennessee Board of Regents Approves Tuition Increases Across State

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The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved a recommendation to increase tuition and fees at its institutions this year. 

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3:44 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

University of Tennessee Raises Tuition 6% Ahead of State Board of Regents Vote


The University of Tennessee Board of Trustees approved a six percent instate tuition increase for students attending the University of Tennessee at Martin, effective for the 2014 fall semester.

Approval came Thursday during the board’s annual meeting in Knoxville.

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1:38 pm
Mon April 7, 2014

College Crime Down in Tenn., But Sex Offenses Up

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Crime is down on Tennessee college campuses, according to a new report released by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

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