iThenticate down July 13 for maintenance
iThenticate down July 13 for maintenance
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Playgrounds that mimic the natural environment have physical and mental benefits for preschool children, according to a study published last month in Children, Youth, and Environments and coauthored by professors at UT.
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OSP Recommends Tuition Increase in Budgets

The Office of Sponsored Programs has recently reviewed graduate school tuition increases for fiscal years 2016 through 2020. Based on this review, OSP now recommends a 3% annual tuition increase when preparing budgets for externally funded sponsored programs.
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iThenticate Outage July 13

iThenticate will be down for maintenance Saturday, July 13, from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. to ensure that services remain stable, particularly during high submission periods. Users will be unable to submit or view documents during this maintenance window, so please ensure that any submission times are adjusted to fall outside of the window.
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The recent HBO miniseries “Chernobyl” has sparked renewed attention to the now-infamous disaster. On Monday, July 15, Steve Skutnik, associate professor of nuclear engineering, will host a lecture on what the series got right, where it went awry, and what led to a global disaster whose memory still resonates today.
Inside a chemical and biomolecular engineering lab at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
A new institutional partnership between UT and Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) will send graduate students from the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education to Japan as visiting scholars to study materials science and advanced manufacturing.
UT Library
The Digital Library of Tennessee (DLTN) committee, with contributions from the UT Libraries, recently announced the launch of its new research website, making Tennessee one of the first states with a localized portal of the Digital Public Library of America.

Get Ready for InfoReady

To streamline internal funding and competition management, ORE has recently acquired a new internal software called InfoReady. InfoReady will replace all of the emails, spreadsheets, and shared folders currently used for internal competitions with a more efficient system by September 1, 2019.
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John Bell, James Chyz awarded professorships in Supply Chain and Accounting—Maggie Meystrik, Caleb Ellis, Sreya Kumpatla, John Maddox celebrate as Peyton Manning Scholars—Joshua Lazarus, Katherine Starck awarded ADMBA scholarships
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1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
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