Whether you are a soccer fan or not, it has been difficult to miss news surrounding the 2014 World Cup in Brazil – especially when riot police are involved.
Sunday, Germany beat Argentina 1-0 in extra time to take home the trophy. Shortly afterward, in the streets of Buenos Aires, fans took out their disappointment and aggression by rioting across the city.
According to a notice posted on the Office of Research Integrity website, Melanie Cokonis, a former research technician with the Southern Research Institute, voluntarily agreed to a three-year debarment to settle allegations of misconduct in research supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).
The following awards were granted during the two-week period of June 30 – July 13, 2014. To see a total of all awards and breakdown of where the monies originated, see the graph below.
Please see the following letter from Dr. Colleen P. Gilrane, Chair of the Institutional Review Board, regarding a new enhanced screening practice for all research involving minors.
July 14, 2014
Recently President Joe DiPietro announced a new safety policy to protect minors participating in cam pus programs. The University has committed to promoting a safe environment for minors by fostering a University culture that is committed to preventing, recognizing and reporting and ad dressing child abuse and child sexual abuse. As part of the University’s duty to provide a safe environment for minors who are present on the University of Tennessee campus or who have direct contact with members of the UT community, a new policy was implemented on January 1, 2014. Safety Policy 0575 can be viewed in its entirety at the following link: http://policy.tennessee.edu/safety_policy/sa0575/.
Nominations are now open for the AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science. This award recognizes early career scientists who demonstrate excellence not only in their research careers but also in promoting meaningful dialogue between science and society.
The recipient of the award will win a prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, and complimentary registration and travel to the AAAS Annual Meeting in San Jose.
Nominations are due October 15.
Eligibility and nomination requirements.
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)