Terry Hazen honored by ASM; ORE hosts Alzheimer's summit
Terry Hazen honored by ASM; ORE hosts Alzheimer's summit
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Reagan Yessler at George Washington's Mount Vernon
Traditional cartography has been a process owned by governments and empires for centuries. Historically, it has been a tool of exploitation—the result of European explorers tasked with mapping trade routes and colonial territories. 
Reagan Yessler, a graduate student in the Department of Geography, is part of an effort to reclaim the cartographic process through counter-mapping, an emerging research concept that provides restorative social justice by revealing the realities and knowledge of oppressed groups in society. 
Learn more about Yessler's Research

SPARKing New Collaborations to Battle the Pandemic 

Photo of Joel Anderson from UT's College of Nursing
Nina Fefferman has a knack for applying mathematical modeling to biological systems. The more complex, the better. On April 28, she shared some of her research related to COVID-19 at ORE's SPARKS event. As a result, she created two new collaborations related to the virus, and one is already working on its first publication. 
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Photo of Vince Pantalone of UT's Department of Plant Sciences
UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Environmental Biotechnology Terry Hazen is one of 16 honored by the 2021 American Society for Microbiology, which recently announced recipients of awards in research, education, and leadership. Hazen was recognized for the ASM Award for Environmental Research.
Photo of Vince Pantalone of UT's Department of Plant Sciences
A researcher in UT's MABE and the UT Space Institute is working improve global climate and energy problems. By leveraging innovation, technology integration, and interdisciplinary collaboration, Feng-Yuan Zhang is hoping to make hydrogen fuel a more viable source for high-efficiency energy conversion and storage.
Alzheimer's Summit, October 1 9 am-12 pm
Faculty who are interested in Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia research are invited to a virtual research summit hosted on Thursday, October 1. The summit is part of the “Detection, Care, and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia” project funded through a One UT Collaboration and Innovation Grant.
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Join the Department of Microbiology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Office of Research and Engagement for a virtual workshop on Wednesday, September 9 from 2:15 p.m.-4 p.m. to help students prepare National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP) applications.


Steve Prince unveils artist exhibition at the UT Downtown Gallery—Rob Holland named interim assistant dean for UT Extension—Byron Risner appointed director of Aerospace and Defense Partnerships for the Haslam College of Business—Jessica Budke recieves NSF grant—Kayley McMahan recieves Hazel Taylor Spitze Graduate Fellowship from the College of Education, Health, and Human Science—Academy for Global Scholars announces Inaugural cohort.
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1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
Email: research@utk.edu
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