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Legislators cry buyer’s remorse on UT’s secrecy for offshore funds

By Matt Lakin, USA TODAY NETWORK — Tennessee A quick look at how and why the University of Tennessee lobbied to keep some details of “alternative investments” secret. Daniel Connolly, USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee When state Rep. Eddie Smith…

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UT endowment investing in Cayman Islands; details kept secret under law approved by legislature in 2017

By Tom Humphrey From Humphrey On The Hill The University of Tennessee’s endowment has pumped millions of dollars into private investment funds in recent years, including many chartered in the Cayman Islands, reports the Commercial Appeal, and UT officials university successfully lobbied the Tennessee…

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COPD action plan shortens duration of flare-ups and hospital admissions

By J ANNEKE VAN DEN ELSHOUT From University of Twente. The University of Twente carried out the first study worldwide that shows patients with COPD (lung disease caused by smoking) and other illnesses (heart disease, diabetes, anxiety and depression) have…