The NSF CAREER Proposal Writing Institute is designed to support faculty who plan on submitting a CAREER proposal in 2021. Topics include the education plan, broader impacts, crafting a persuasive narrative, discussion of funded proposals, and a panel with past awardees. Faculty will be encouraged to set writing goals and to use the PWI as a group resource through the proposal development process.
Workshop and Proposal Support Help Budke Win NSF CAREER Award
The relationship between parents and children can sometimes be fraught with conflict. Many of us can recollect butting heads with our parents or children over individual rights and privileges, but few would go so far as to call it an outright war. However, Jessica Budke, assistant professor and herbarium director in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Tennessee, Continue reading
Chasing CAREER Aspirations: ORE’s Proposal Writing Institute
Each spring, a select cohort of faculty learn more about and support each other as they pursue the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) through the Office of Research and Engagement’s Proposal Writing Institute.
Diana Moyer, research development manager, says that this year’s format will be slightly different and geared to getting an early start in the process. The PWI will include one-on-one consultations, discussions with department heads, and creating a concept paper. This new format is based on a similar program that Harry Richards, research development coordinator for the Tickle College of Engineering, teaches.
Recognitions, December 11
There’s been a lot to celebrate lately! A UT alumna was named a 2020 Rhodes Scholar—UT’s ninth; another student won UT’s very first Mitchell Scholarship; four faculty members received NSF Early Career awards; two faculty were named AAAS fellows; a UT professor is among the most highly cited researchers; the Haslam College of Business MBA program ranked 50th in the nation; two English professors received recognition for their work; and a former Earth and Planetary Sciences professor was posthumously honored with a special journal issue.
Recognitions, September 19
McCullock Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
McCullock has more than 20 years of experience in finance, auditing, and operations across several industries. Most recently, she served as director of finance and administrative affairs for the Tickle College of Engineering.
“I’m excited about this new opportunity and I look forward to expanding my contribution to the mission of the university,” said McCullock. Continue reading