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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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UTSI Students Dominate AIAA Student Conference

UTSI Students Dominate AIAA Student Conference Tullahoma, TN – The 69th Annual AIAA Southeastern Regional Student Conference was held in Mobile, Alabama April 4 – 6, 2018.  The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) had three master students to compete in the Master’s Technical Paper Competition.  Judging was based on written paper technical content and […]

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UT Knoxville’s Air Force ROTC Visits the Space Institute

UT Knoxville’s Air Force ROTC Visits the Space Institute   Tullahoma TN – Eight cadets accompanied by Captain Mark Farley, PhD visited the University of Tennessee Space Institute on Friday, April 27, 2018.  The group is part of Detachment 800 Air Force Training Corps at UTK. The cadets are majoring in engineering and business, while […]

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LIPSCOMB ACADEMY VISITS UTSI

Lipscomb Academy visits UTSI High school students from Lipscomb Academy visited the University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI) on March 7, 2018. The visiting students are participants in Lipscomb Academy’s Ignite program, which provides learning experiences outside of the traditional classroom. UTSI was one of two stops for the students during their field trip, which […]

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