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Sara Ritchey arrived on campus a few years ago, she received an email from Alan Rutenberg, research development manager in UT’s Office of Research and Engagement.

“Tell me about your research,” he asked, “and how I can help.”

At the time, Ritchey, associate professor of history, was trying to finish writing a book exploring gender and medical epistemology in the Middle Ages, and Rutenberg suggested that she apply for writing fellowships.

“Alan helped me identify the fellowships for which I was qualified,” said Ritchey. “He also assembled a panel of readers, faculty members from UT who had previously won these fellowships, who were able to read my application and offer suggestions and feedback.” Continue reading