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Hundreds Take Part in Inaugural WomEngineers Day

womengineers-300x224Career advice, diversity, and opportunities for engineers and scientists were key topics Saturday at the Knoxville Convention Center as more than 350 high school and college students turned out for the firstWomEngineers Day hosted by the College of Engineering.

Highlighted by speakers such as Lockheed Martin Executive Vice President Lorraine Martin and Pratt and Whitney Military Engines President Bennett Croswell, the conference gave students a chance to hear from and talk to seasoned professionals in engineering and related fields.
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Funding Opportunities Roundup: April 17

Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education (BCC-EHR) NSF 15-563

This program seeks to enable research communities to develop visions, teams, and capabilities dedicated to creating new, large-scale, next-generation data resources and relevant analytic techniques to advance fundamental research for EHR areas of research. Successful proposals will outline activities that will have significant impacts across multiple fields by enabling new types of data-intensive research. Investigators should think broadly and create a vision that extends intellectually across multiple disciplines and that includes—but is not necessarily limited to—EHR areas of research.

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Uniform Guidance

As you know the Uniform Guidance (UG) regulations went into effect on December 26, 2014. As a result UT has updated many fiscal policies and created several new ones.

The Office of Sponsored Programs has conducted over a dozen information sessions to get the word out. We thank all of you that have attended one or more of the sessions. There are resource documents available on the OSP website at

If your department would like for us to set up an information session for you, please contact OSP at or 865-974-3466.

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