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Northeast Tennessee leaders launch regional economic development hub

Talk of a new regional economic development hub was put into action on Wednesday afternoon when business and community leaders officially announced the launch of NETNHub, an entity intended to support and enhance existing and new economic development across the eight counties of Northeast Tennessee.

CROET President Tells Oak Ridge Story on National Podcast

Teresa Frady, president of the Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee, is the Spotlight Interview guest on this week’s episode of the Gone Fission Nuclear Report podcast, which covers U.S. Department of Energy environmental management activities around the nation.

Leading UK commercial fusion developer Tokamak Energy to unveil growth plans at Global Investment Summit

Leading global fusion energy company, Tokamak Energy, will unveil its growth plans for commercial fusion at the Global Investment Summit in London later this month, attended by an audience of leading UK and international investors.

The Oxfordshire-based company, which is in an elite group of only four fusion companies globally to have raised more than $150m, will outline plans to develop economic fusion in compact power plants based on two world leading core technologies – the spherical tokamak design and high-temperature superconducting magnets. Tokamak Energy is focused on delivering fusion energy that is clean, low cost, secure and globally deployable.

AMSE’s Alan Lowe Among 27 to be Inducted Into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

Alan C. Lowe B.A. ’86 — History, College of Arts and Sciences; M.A. ’89 — History, College of Arts and Sciences

Alan C. Lowe of Knoxville, Tennessee, is director of the American Museum of Science and Energy and the K-25 History Center, both located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Previously, he held positions at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in California and the Office of Presidential Libraries at the National Archives in Washington. He served as director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in New York and the Howard H. Baker, Jr. Center at the University of Tennessee. From 2009 to 2016, Lowe was the founding director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Dallas, Texas, and from 2016 to 2019 was executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, Illinois. Currently Lowe serves on the board of Childhelp Tennessee and on the advisory board for the UK Department of History. He co-hosts “American POTUS,” a popular podcast about the presidency, and hosts “AMSEcast,” a podcast dedicated to science, engineering, and technology.