Call for proposals for FY20 JDRD Program issued!
Call for proposals for FY20 JDRD Program issued!
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students eating
According to a new study coauthored by UT researchers, students in Southern Appalachia are affected by food insecurity at a higher rate than the national average, which can translate into poor academic performance and unhealthy spending habits and coping mechanisms.
Learn more about the study

FY20 JDRD Funding Opportunity

The Science Alliance has issued a call for proposals for the FY 20 JDRD Program, with proposals due by 5 p.m. on July 12th, 2019. Funding for awarded proposals will be made available on or around August 1, 2019.
All UT faculty members are eligible to apply, including faculty who have had previous ORNL collaborations and/or have existing joint appointments. Visit the Science Alliance for requirements and program details.
James k Polk
Letters from the final year of James K. Polk’s presidency are now available online. With online publication of this last portion of correspondence, UT’s James K. Polk Project nears completion. The project, based in UT’s Department of History, spent decades locating and publishing all extant letters written by or to the United States’ eleventh president.
Daily life in Zaatari refuggee camp in Jordan, located 10 km east of Mafraq, Jordan on June 04, 2014. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank
For a recently published paper in Architecture, Media, Politics, and Society’s academic journal, Architecture_MPS, Rana Abudayyeh, Robin Klehr Avia Professor of Interior Design, examines shifting perspectives of space for displaced people in this age of hyperconnectivity.
Science Minute
Samantha Ehrlich, professor of public health, explains how gestational diabetes can increase the risk of early childhood obesity in the latest Science Minute, an audiocast dedicated to showcasing the work and expertise of faculty members and researchers at UT.


Rana Abudayyeh awarded inaugural Robin Klehr Avia Professorship—17 current students and recent graduates offered 2019-20 Fulbright awards—Haslam students completed more than 40,000 hours of community service
Read all recent Recognitions

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1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
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