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OCEO to Host Engagement and Outreach Conference
The University of Tennessee will host its second Engagement and Outreach Conference October 29 in the Student Union Ballroom from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. This year’s theme is Partnering for Impact. Faculty will present on their community partnerships around such priority topics as health, housing, homelessness, substance abuse, education, and evaluation. Many of these challenges have been identified as critical in Knox County. The conference will also showcase UT projects and initiatives that help improve lives in the greater Knoxville area. The event is open to faculty, staff, students, and nonprofits. It is free but registration is required.
Find the full agenda and registration at engagement.utk.edu.
Apply for ORE’s New Research Development Academy
The Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Research and Engagement are pleased to call for applications to the new Research Development Academy.
The Research Development Academy focuses on empowering each participant to advance their research, scholarship, and/or creative activities, especially those activities identified in departmental promotion and tenure guidelines. The program provides a safe environment for faculty to network with each other and resources for participants to move their research agenda forward in a focused way.