ORE Provides Updated COVID-19 Guidance; ACE Provides Training Boot Camps
ORE Provides Updated COVID-19 Guidance; ACE Provides Training Boot Camps
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A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement

RD Highlight: Building Engagement and Diversity
As a graduate student in physics, Nadia Fomin was the only woman in a class of 20, so she knows what it is like to feel isolated in a research environment. Fomin’s experience as a student inspired her to partner with ORNL on a new fellowship program designed to encourage students from diverse backgrounds to consider a career in nuclear physics.
Read more about Fomin's efforts
Three Students Awarded Goldwater Scholarships
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Three UT Knoxville students have been named 2021–22 Goldwater Scholars, giving UT a shared first place in the SEC for the award. The most prestigious undergraduate STEM scholarships in the United States, Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics, and engineering.
Click here for updated COVID-19 guidance from ORE
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Training the next-generation machine tool workforce is continuing this summer through six in-person boot camps. The program is part of America’s Cutting Edge, a highly successful CNC machining training program designed to teach essential machining skills and address the nation’s growing manufacturing workforce gap.
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UT recently announced the addition of an online Master of Science degree program in computer science. The new program represents the latest chapter in the university’s collaboration with Noodle, the country’s fastest-growing online learning network.
Senior airman and Veteran Success Center coordinator Thomas Cruise and family
Hurricane season officially began June 1, and for Jackie Johnson, a professor in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering, that means working with her search dogs, Gizmo and Crush, to aid in rescues after catastrophic storms
Senior airman and Veteran Success Center coordinator Thomas Cruise and family
ORE plans to adapt the limited submissions process for specific recurring funding opportunities in order to improve outcomes for proposal submissions. The selected opportunities are considered to have strategic significance to the institution in the execution of its mission. 
Click here to apply for UT-ORII SEED funding
The Science Alliance has extended the call for proposals for the Program for Advancing Collaborative Teams (PACT) award. InfoReady will remain open for submissions through June 30, 2021 at 5pm. Click here to apply.


Fifteen Students Named Haslam ScholarsHollie Schreiber Named UTIA Sponsored Programs Director—Tony Schmitz Wins Prestigious SME Award.
Read all recent Recognitions

Upcoming Events

Find additional events on ORE's workshop portal or on the UT calendar.

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Office of Research and Engagement
1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
Email: research@utk.edu
Website: research.utk.edu
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