Boyd Raises Plowman’s Pay

Growing enrollment prompts a $160,000 raise that brings UTK’s chancellor’s salary in line with her peers.

Carbon Killers

A pair of technology companies with ties to ORNL are tackling greenhouse gas emissions from different angles.

Vaccine Whiplash

Court orders out of Louisiana and Kentucky cause local institutions to reverse their COVID-19 vaccination policies.

Girding the Grid

U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm gets a first-hand look at ORNL’s research aimed at strengthening the nation’s power infrastructure.

Building Blocks

After five years, ORNL researchers have mapped virtually every structure in the United States to aid in disaster response.

Accelerating Innovation

ORNL, TVA and UT will invest $9 million over three years to create a hub for budding national and international entrepreneurs.

Bridging the Gaps

Jeff Lyash at Techstars roundtable

A report highlights weaknesses in Knoxville’s entrepreneurial landscape, including access to capital. It also suggests solutions.

Lighting a Spark

Cherokee Farm

New innovation labs at the University of Tennessee Research Park will give hard-tech start-ups a place to grow.

Anticipating Action

As the coronavirus arrives in Tennessee, officials implement response plans, impose travel restrictions and take other precautions.

Can Soda Save the Planet?

Researchers working at ORNL have found a surprisingly simple way to produce a carbon-grabbing substance.