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Bredesen Center Graduates First Class, Sees Phenomenal Growth

Two students will be the first to earn a new doctoral degree Thursday from the Energy Science and Engineering program founded by former governor Phil Bredesen in partnership with UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

The General Assembly approved the program in a special session on education in January 2010. The first class enrolled in the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education in fall 2011, and it is now one of UT’s fastest-growing graduate programs.

Scott Curran and Vincent Kandagor will earn their doctorates in energy science and engineering at UT’s graduate hooding, set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 8.

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