ORNL holds “Awards Morning” to present the annual “Director’s Awards”

In the words of Thomas Zacharia, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) held its first-ever “Awards Morning” on Friday where it celebrated the accomplishments of lab scientists and others with the annual “Director’s Awards.” Friday’s livestreamed ceremony, captured in this video, concluded a two-week period in which category winners were announced

Panelists highlight their thoughts on leadership to move region forward

Yesterday’s 11th annual “Mayors’ Leadership Luncheon” for Leadership Knoxville featured a panel of leaders of major institutions in the region. Moderated by University of Tennessee (UT) President Randy Boyd, the panelists were: (1) Cassius Cash, Superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; (2) Jeff Lyash, President and Chief Executive

BARDA announces formation of BARDA Ventures

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has announced the creation of a new public-private partnership known as BARDA Ventures, based on the 21st Century Cures Act and venture capital methods. The new fund will be used to guarantee support for breakthrough technologies and new means of preparedness and