Wood Named Fulbright Scholar; College of Nursing Supports Rural Communities
Wood Named Fulbright Scholar; College of Nursing Supports Rural Communities
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A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement

RD Support Helps New Quantum Professor Build Connections Across Campus
Adrian Del Maestro joined UT in August 2020 as the first hire in UT’s interdisciplinary research cluster on Quantum Materials for Future Technologies. After joining the university, he reached out to Kiley Compton, research development manager in the Office of Research and Engagement, who helped introduce him to potential collaborators. As a result, he was able to put together an interdisciplinary team that submitted a $12 million proposal to the National Science Foundation’s Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR) Institute program in January. 
Read more about RD staff help researchers connect with collaborators
Hap McSween Named to National Academy of Sciences
Logo: 2020-21 Fulbright Program Top Producer
Harry Y. “Hap” McSween, Jr., Chancellor’s Professor emeritus in UT's College of Arts and Sciences, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. McSween is one of 120 members from around the world newly named to the academy, which recognizes distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. McSween joined the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in 1977. He served twice as head of the department.
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UT School of Art Assistant Professor Kelli Wood
Kelli Wood, assistant professor in the School of Art, was recently named a Fulbright Scholar to investigate the ways in which Europe and Asia were connecting during the Renaissance. Wood will travel to Goa, India to develop a new line of research related to her earlier work with Renaissance games and gaming practices. 
Veterinarian providing care to dog
Faculty from UT's College of Nursing have partnered with local leaders from some of Appalachia's rural communities to create a local education program about palliative and end-of-life care. The project represents just one of many programs the College of Nursing has initiated to reach out to underserved areas in the region.
Brood X cicada
Periodical cicadas are here! Many areas across East Tennessee have begun reporting the emergence of Brood X cicadas, the species that emerges every 17 years. Separate fact from fiction with Jerome Grant from the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology. Also learn how to protect your fruit trees from Brood X.
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UT is committed to upholding the highest standards for Export Control regulations, and has export control officers at all campuses for assistance. Read the university's most recent Statement of Commitment.


Doug Hayes selected as a 2021 AOCS Fellow—Fan Zhang receives the 2021 Ted Quinn Early Career Award from ANS—Rocket Top places third in annual rocketry competition—Alex Greenhalgh awarded ETI Consortium Scholarship—Bridgie Cawthon places first at TLSAMP conference.
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1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
Email: research@utk.edu
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