Five faculty members from across the UT campus have been selected to participate in the inaugural class of the Research Development Academy (RDA). The RDA focuses on empowering each participant to advance their research, scholarship, and/or creative activities, especially those activities identified in departmental promotion and tenure guidelines. Funding for the program comes from the Office of Diversity and Engagement and is co-hosted by the Office of Research and Engagement.
Research Development Academy Fosters Diversity
The RDA empowers faculty from diverse backgrounds to advance their research, scholarship, and creative activities, while providing unique resources and a safe environment to network. Continue reading
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.
Recognitions, June 19
The University of Tennessee College of Law Legal Clinic has been awarded $100,000 from the Tennessee Bar Foundation to fund a project that will offer civil legal assistance to rural East Tennesseeans.
The Legal Clinic’s project, ExpungeTN, aims to lift barriers for those who want to clear their criminal records and rebuild their lives, and will target vulnerable populations in geographically isolated areas of East Tennessee.
Faculty Fulbright Application Program
This year the faculty Fulbright deadline is later than usual: September 16, 2019.
Therefore the Office of Research and Engagement will offer a special Fulbright application program this summer. Our new program includes a sequence of interactive workshops, reviews by Fulbright fellows on campus, and small writing groups, all in addition to our standard application review.
We encourage all Fulbright applicants to participate. We especially encourage faculty members who have not yet considered a Fulbright application for this year to take advantage of this program. It is not too late to start! Continue reading