UT Physics Students Win SCGSR Awards; UT Launches SMART Policy Network
UT Physics Students Win SCGSR Awards; UT Launches SMART Policy Network
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SERVE Program at UT
The University of Tennessee has found another way to support its veterans through a new program initiated by a grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR): the Shaping Experiential Research for Veteran Education program (SERVE), which aims to engage veterans in experiences that address research priorities of the US Navy and boost the number of veterans with graduate degrees in STEM fields.
Learn more about the SERVE Program
HRPP Removes Restrictions on In-person Research
UT physics professor Geoff Greene
The HRPP strongly encourages any human subjects research that can be performed without in-person contact to continue in that manner. However, the HRPP is removing the previous restrictions on in-person research
Also, UT encourages all faculty, students, postdocs, and staff to continue to pursue their research, scholarship, and creative work while implementing practices that mitigate transmission of the novel coronavirus. 
ORE Resumes SARIF Funding
UT physics professor Geoff Greene
Trevor Keen and Kavish Imam, from UT's Department of Physics, are the most recent winners of the Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Student Research Awards (SCGSR). Students who win funding through the program have thesis research opportunities working with scientists at DOE national laboratories. 
Veterinarian providing care to dog
The Substance Misuse and Addiction Resource for Tennessee (SMART) Policy Network was created in 2020 to support UT's efforts around substance misuse and abuse, providing user-friendly and accessible data visualizations on substance misuse prevention, recovery and treatment metrics for Tennessee communities
UT College of Law's Maurice Stucke has been extensively cited in a report titled “Investigation of Competition in Digital Markets” released this month by the US House of Representatives. Stucke is cited 22 times in the 449-page report released by the House Judiciary Committee’s Antitrust Subcommittee.
NSF Mid-career Funding
Naval Horizons is a new video education series from the Office of Naval Research, designed for STEM students. As part of the program, ONR is offering a $200 stipend to the first 3,000 students who watch the videos and share their ideas on “reimagining Naval power.” 


Kami Lunsford named Tennessee Teacher of the Year—Gordon Burghardt honored with lifetime achievement award—Maya Bian wins Global Undergraduate Award—Becky Gompf receives national award—Trevor Moeller named ASME fellow—Carl Edwards is top fellowship/scholarship student in computer science—Carissa Bleker awarded the 2020 University of Tennessee Chancellor’s Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise in Research.
Read all recent Recognitions

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