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UT Economist Wins Arrow Award for Research on Tuskegee Syphilis Study

Marianne Wanamaker, an associate professor of economics in the Haslam College of Business, has been named a co-recipient of the International Health Economics Association’s Arrow Award for research showing the Tuskegee syphilis study decreased the overall life expectancy of black men.

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2016-04-11 AB Goldwater Ian Francis

Ian Francis

Ian Francis, a junior studying mathematics at UT, has been awarded a prestigious Goldwater Scholarship to further his studies.

UT nominated four students for the Goldwater this year, and all four were nationally recognized. The other three nominees received honorable mentions. They are:

  • Patrick McKenzie, of Ward, Arkansas, a Haslam Scholar junior in ecology and evolutionary biology
  • Louis Varriano, of Memphis, Tennessee, a Haslam Scholar junior in physics
  • Kimberly Bress, of Melbourne Beach, Florida, a Haslam Scholar sophomore in neuroscience

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