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Federal R&D Budget Outlook


Help TRIO Celebrate 50 Years

The U.S. Department of Education is celebrating 50 years of providing outreach and student services via Federal TRIO Programs. 

In an effort to commemorate this anniversary, they are asking for submissions from TRIO alumni who have participated in any of their programs. *

If you would like to take part, please visit their website for more information.

*(Educational Opportunity Centers, Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement, Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound (UB), UB Math and Science, and or Veterans UB)


Nelson Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Research

Janet Nelson has been named the new associate vice chancellor for research, focusing on research development, effective July 1.

Nelson joins UT’s Office of Research and Engagement from her position as director of business development for the URS Corporation. She replaces Greg Reed, who has served as associate vice chancellor for research since 2007.

“I am extremely excited about the terrific opportunities that await me at UT, and I am looking forward to working closely with the Office of Research and Engagement team,” said Nelson. ”It is clear that the faculty and staff here care deeply about developing and challenging the minds of our future generation of leaders, and it is a great honor to serve the university and community in building the research and scholarship programs.”

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