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Deadline to Submit Research Abstracts for NCUR Approaching

The National Conferences on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is an annual conference promoting undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity in all fields of study. Through this gathering of more than 4,000 young scholars, NCUR creates a unique environment for the celebration and promotion of undergraduate student achievement, provides models of exemplary research and scholarship, and helps to improve the state of undergraduate education.

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Center for Transportation Research Announces 2015 Fellows

Center for Transportation Research fellows 2015

The Center for Transportation’s 2015 Fellows, from left to right: Mingzhou Jin – Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering; John Bell – Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management; John Ma – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Charles Sims – Department of Economics, Howard Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy; Subhadeep Chakraborty – Department of Mechanical, Aerospace and Biomedical Engineering.

UT’s Center for Transportation Research (CTR) has announced a class of five faculty members as its 2015–16 fellows.
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Funding Opportunities Roundup, Nov. 13

NSF Opportunities

Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) NSF 16-512

This program seeks novel approaches in computer science, statistics, computational science, and mathematics, along with innovative applications in domain science, including social and behavioral sciences, geosciences, education, biology, the physical sciences, and engineering that lead towards the further development of the interdisciplinary field of data science.
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Orme to be Inducted as Fellow in Academy

John Orme, a University of Tennessee College of Social Work professor, has been invited to become a fellow in the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare.

Orme is being recognized for his substantive work and research in foster care, particularly with foster families.

“I’m very honored to be elected to the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare,” said Orme. “The members of this organization are distinguished colleagues whom I admire and have learned from during my career.”

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