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Faculty Receive Nearly $2.4 Million in Research Grants

Three Department of Nuclear Engineering faculty members recently received funding from the US DoE’s Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), which seeks to maintain US leadership in nuclear research across the country. This year, the NEUP awarded more than $28.5 million to support 40 university-led nuclear energy research projects, with nearly $2.4 million going to UT-led research.

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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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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) by connecting the lab, including its world-class scientists and engineers and facilities, with cutting-edge faculty who help push the frontiers of research and provide students an opportunity to blossom into scientists.

Of all the universities working with ORNL, none are as closely connected as the University of Tennessee.

Read more about the UT-ORNL partnership at tickle.utk.edu.