Reception Welcomes New UTSI Executive Director

August 22, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Reception Welcomes New UTSI Executive Director The University of Tennessee Knoxville Chancellor, Dr. Jimmy Cheek, hosted a welcome reception August 3 at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) in Tullahoma honoring its new Executive Director, Dr. Mark Whorton. Approximately 150 people attended to show their support. […]

UTSI Holds SpEcTruM Retreat for Local Teachers

June 30, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu UTSI Holds SpEcTruM Retreat for Local Teachers A two-day retreat was held recently at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) for teachers and educators in the surrounding area interested in science, technology, engineering and math. The retreat gave attendees an opportunity to find out what resources […]

Betty Bright Retires After 37 Years

June 22, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Betty Bright Retires After 37 Years Betty Bright, an Administrative Support Assistant in the Academic & Research Administrative Support (ARAS) Department, is retiring June 30 after 37 years with the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI). A native of Winchester, Tennessee, Bright joined the staff of the […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Robert “Buddy” Moore

May 23, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu In Memoriam: Dr. Robert “Buddy” Moore Dr. Robert Noah “Buddy” Moore, age 68, of Murfreesboro, TN, formerly of Knoxville passed away Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center after a brief illness. He was a native of Anderson, South Carolina, and a son of the […]

UTSI Service Award Recipients Honored

May 18, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu UTSI Service Award Recipients Honored UT Space Institute employees with five to forty years of service were recognized last week at the Institute’s Service Awards Luncheon. Sixteen employees were honored for their continued contributions and loyalty to the University of Tennessee. Dr. James Simonton, UTSI Interim Executive […]

2015-16 Graduate Reception Held at UTSI

May 18, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu 2015-16 Graduate Reception Held at UTSI Graduate students of The University of Tennessee Space Institute, who earned their graduate degrees since summer 2015, were recognized at a reception held in their honor on May 9, 2016. This year’s guest speaker was Colonel Rodney Todaro, Commander of the […]

Reception Scheduled for UTSI Graduates

April 20, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Reception Scheduled for UTSI Graduates The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) will host a reception for UTSI graduates in the main lobby of the Academic Building from 3 – 4:30 p.m., May 9, 2016. Colonel Rodney Todaro, Commander of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air […]

Students Win Presentation Competition

March 22, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu Students Win Presentation Competition Two travel award winners of the 1st annual “Susan and Jimmy Wu Student Presentation Competition” were announced at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) on March 4th. Julie King won in the PhD category and received a $2,000 travel award and Stefen […]

UTSI Recognized as Storm Ready Supporter

February 22, 2016 Office of Public Relations news@utsi.edu UTSI Recognized as Storm Ready Supporter TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – UTSI has met the criteria set forth by the National Weather Service and earned recognition as aStorm Ready Supporter until February 19, 2021. Earning this designation illustrates our commitment to severe weather preparedness by meeting the principles and […]