Students Reimagine Post-COVID Workspace; TVA Joins UT in the TN RiverLine
Students Reimagine Post-COVID Workspace; TVA Joins UT in the TN RiverLine
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A newsletter from the Office of Research and Engagement

Researchers Connect Over Coffee
In pre-pandemic days, the Office of Research and Engagement launched Coffee and Convergence, a series of casual gatherings focused on the University of Tennessee’s strategic areas of emphasis. Tom Zawodzinski, the UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair Professor for Electrical Energy Conversion and Storage, was among the first to participate, and said the event helped him build new collaborations.
Learn more about how ORE is helping to connect collaborators
Black History Month Events Include Art, Films, and Seminars
UT’s annual celebration of Black History Month kicked off this week, virtually and in person, with the first of many events planned throughout February. The month will include film screenings, the 16th annual Black Issues Conference, art showcases, and more.
See the full lineup of events by following the BHM21 tag on the UT campus calendar.
Support For Research Proposal Development From OIT High Performance & Scientific Computing (HPSC)
Veterinarian providing care to dog
Students in the School of Interior Architecture recently had the opportunity to reimagine the post-COVID-19 workplace. The fall 2020 studio class focused on what it means to be in a workplace during the present pandemic, along with what workplaces might look like in the future.
Scientific Journals
The Tennessee Valley Authority joins UT as a principal partner in the Tennessee RiverLine, North America’s next great regional trail system. This initiative was founded in the UT College of Architecture and Design’s School of Landscape Architecture in 2016.
Veterinarian providing care to dog
The Tickle College of Engineering rose eight spots in the U.S. News and World Report’s ranking of online master’s engineering programs that was released January 26, climbing to a tie at 21st among all institutions in the 2021 listings, 17th among public schools.
2021 Eureca
ORE to Host NSF's Rebecca Keiser for Virtual SPARKS Workshop
On Friday, February 12, the Office of Research and Engagement will host a SPARKS workshop on international research during the pandemic, featuring Rebecca Keiser, head of NSF's Office of International Science and Engineering. Other presenters will share their tips and experiences on launching and maintaining internationally engaged research.


Lynne Parker named director of National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office—KImberly Brown selected for NLN Lead Program—Matthew Layne helped invent new solar technology—Sreya Kumpatla earned a scholarship from the American Association of University Women—Brandon Beavers honored with 2020 Director’s Award—Ka’Darell Howell received Black Engineer of the Year Award's (BEYA) Student Leadership Award—School of Art faculty exhibiting around the country—CEHHS alums and students received Teacher of the Year honors.
Read all recent Recognitions

Upcoming Events

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

Contact Us

Office of Research and Engagement
1534 White Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37996-1529
Phone: 865-974-3466
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