A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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