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Research Development


Research Development Academy (RDA), a new program launched by the Office of Equity and Diversity and Office of Research and Engagement, are due by noon on November 13, 2019.

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


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.

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Legal Clinic receives $100,000 to advance expungement efforts

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.

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