Buchan Wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award; UT Joins SEC AI Consortium
Buchan Wins SEC Faculty Achievement Award; UT Joins SEC AI Consortium
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Alison Buchan, 2022 SEC Faculty Achievement Award Winner

Dongarra Receives Prestigious 2021 A. M. Turing Award

Jack Dongarra, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science in UT's Tickle College of Engineering and Distinguished Research Staff Member at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will receive the 2021 A. M. Turing Award from the Association of Computing Machinery. Dongarra, an innovator in computational software, is being honored for his pioneering contributions which have helped pave the way for high-performance computing’s evolution over the past 40 years.
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Candace White, Professor of Public Relations
Candace White, DeForrest Jackson Professor of Public Relations in the Tombras School of Advertising and Public Relations, has received a Fulbright Specialist Program Award. This spring she will be working with the Università degli Studi di Seina in Italy on the development of a new Jean Monnet Centre for Excellence. 
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Sergey Gavrilets, UT's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Alison Buchan, Carolyn W. Fite Professor of Microbiology in the College of Arts and Sciences, has received the 2022 Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award. The awards honor SEC faculty who have excelled in both teaching and research.
Sergey Gavrilets, UT's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
UT is among the 14 member universities forming a new artificial intelligence consortium. The consortium is designed to grow opportunities in the fast-changing fields of AI and data science, which are expected to be foundational for the future of industry, education, and research. 
photo of UT's Torchbearer statue
UT once again has multiple graduate programs recognized in the U.S. News and World Report Best Graduate School rankings. Graduate programs in supply chain and nuclear engineering both rank in the top five among public institutions.
Tara Moore, UT's Department of Theory & Practice in Teacher Education
UT's College of Nursing has been awarded a $5.5 million grant—its largest to date—from the Tennessee Department of Health to increase immunization rates for children and older adults in the state of Tennessee.
Click here to learn more about UT's Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week
Graduate Student Contributions to Research
From anthropology and architecture to engineering and ecology, graduate students are making life and lives better as part of UT's innovative and pioneering research enterprise.


Tony Schmitz Joins Workforce Advisory Board—Richard Bennett Honored with Namesake Scholarship—Ella Hunter Receives NSF REU—Jessica Pierce Wins at TLSAMP Conference
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