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2018 Annual Fall Picnic at UTSI

2018 Annual Fall Picnic at UTSI   TULLAHOMA, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) held its annual Fall Picnic on September 14, 2018.  The day started off with a one mile fun run & walk that morning, followed by a homemade dessert contest, and later we enjoyed pontoon boat rides, games, bingo, […]

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AEDC Summer Interns Visit UTSI

AEDC Summer Interns Visit UTSI Tullahoma, TN – Several summer interns from Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) came to the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) on July 25.  The interns began their visit with an overview of the Space Institute from Executive Director, Dr. Mark Whorton. Next came a tour of UTSI’s TALon (Tennessee […]

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UTSI 2018 Summer Research Intern Program Concludes

UTSI 2018 Summer Research Intern Program Concludes Tullahoma, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute’s (UTSI) 2018 Research Intern Program drew to a close on Friday, August 10, following a busy summer of activities. The program, which is jointly funded by UTSI and the Center for Laser Applications (CLA), focuses on providing undergraduate students […]

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UT System-Wide Communicators at UTSI

UT System-Wide Communicators at UTSI Tullahoma, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) hosted the UT System-Wide Communicators Meeting on July 13, 2018.  Communicators from several campuses across Tennessee enjoyed the beautiful campus along with strategic and confident communicating, break-out sessions, and group learning activities.  Campuses included UT Knoxville, Martin, Chattanooga, Health Science […]

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The 2018 Coffee County Leadership Members Toured UTSI

Tullahoma, TN – The Coffee County Leadership members toured the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) facilities on June 20.  The leadership group is a community program designed by concerned citizens to improve the community as a whole.  The program promotes training and education to Coffee County residents in leadership; encouraging involvement in public affairs […]

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Interim Chancellor and Senior Leadership Team tour UTSI

Interim Chancellor and Senior Leadership Team tour UTSI Tullahoma, TN – UT Knoxville’s Chancellor Wayne Davis and his Leadership Team toured the University of Tennessee Space Institute on June 4. Pictured L to R: UTSI Executive Director, Dr. Mark Whorton; Vice Chancellor for Development & Alumni Affairs, Mr. Chip Bryant; Senior Director for Corporate Engagement, […]

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Phillip Fulmer’s Visit to UTSI

Phillip Fulmer’s Visit to UTSI Tullahoma, TN – Former University of Tennessee’s head football coach and current Athletic Director, Phillip Fulmer presented a seminar entitled, “Working Together for Success,” at the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) on June 4.  Originally from Winchester TN, Fulmer was met by local enthusiasts, all sporting Tennessee orange and […]

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2018 Spring Graduate Reception Held at UTSI

2018 Spring Graduate Reception Held at UTSI   Tullahoma, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), held its Spring Graduate Reception on May 7, 2018, to honor students who have received their degrees since summer 2017.  Out of the twenty-two that graduated, eleven of them attended the reception.  Receiving Masters’ degrees in Aerospace […]

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UTSI Held the Annual 2018 Service Awards

UTSI Held the Annual 2018 Service Awards Tullahoma, TN – The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) held its Annual Service Awards Luncheon on May 8, 2018.  This event recognizes faculty and staff as they reach milestones in their employment at UTSI.  Executive Director, Dr. Mark Whorton presented the awards and expressed his sincere appreciation […]

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UTSI Student Wins MABE Student Leadership Award

UTSI Student Wins MABE Student Leadership Award   Tullahoma, TN – Julie King is a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) at the University of Tennessee Space Institute. Having already earned her master’s degree in biomedical engineering, she is currently working on her PhD in biomedical engineering. She received the 2018 Mechanical, Aerospace, & Biomedical Engineering (MABE) […]

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