With the reunification of UT’s two campuses in Knoxville, faculty at the University of Tennessee’s Institute of Agriculture can now access proposal development support provided by UT’s Office of Research and Engagement. Two researchers who recently accessed support for large, complex proposals were Shigetoshi Eda and Jon Beever. Continue reading
Virtual SPARKS: Achieving Food Security
The Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) and the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) are partnering to present Virtual SPARKS: Achieving Food Security on Friday, Apr. 23, from 2–4 p.m. Launched in 2017, SPARKS (Seeking Partnerships to Advance Research, Knowledge, and Science) events facilitate new collaborations among faculty and connect disciplines with common interests or research opportunities. Continue reading
Recognitions, March 3
As March roars in like a lion, UT boasts additional recognition and awards for faculty and alums: Plant Sciences Department Head Named WSSA Fellow; EECS Assistant Professor Wins NSF CAREER Award; Writing Center Director Wins SWCA Achievement Award; BCMB Associate Professor Wins NIH MIRA.
Recognitions, February 3
The beginning of February brings additional recognition and awards for UT faculty and alums: EECS Professor named director of National Artificial Intelligence Initiative Office; College of Nursing clinical assistant professor selected for NLN Lead Program; UT staff member helped invent new solar technology; Aerospace engineering student earned a scholarship from the American Association of University Women; East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center employee honored with 2020 Director’s Award; Industrial engineering and mathematics major received Black Engineer of the Year Award’s (BEYA) Student Leadership Award; School of Art faculty exhibiting around the country; Five CEHHS alums and students received Teacher of the Year honors. Continue reading