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Assistantship at UT Graduate School of Medicine

The UT Graduate School of Medicine is seeking applicants for an assistant to work in the Health Information Center with University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine faculty librarians on health literacy initiatives at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Find out more about the position and how to apply.

Fall Graduate Student Orientations

Incoming graduate students should be prepared to attend the New Graduate Student Orientation on Aug. 9 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For new Graduate Teaching Assistants, there is also a New GTA Orientation scheduled for Aug. 11 from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Details about registration and location will be forthcoming.

Faculty Senate Assistantship

The Faculty Senate is searching for a new Graduate Research Assistant, with work to begin on August 1, 2016. A qualified applicant should possess strong research and writing skills, an ability to synthesize information and draft reports, and the capacity to communicate effectively with both campus faculty and administrators. Find out more about the position and how to apply.

UT PhD Students Among Those Receiving Critical Language Scholarships

John Akins (PhD, Political Science) and Jonathan Barsness (PhD, Political Science) are among four students receiving a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship. Akins will spend time in Lucknow, India, studying Urdu, and Barsness will be in Ibri, Oman, studying Arabic. Read more about the CLS program and these recipients.

Graduate in Social Work Helping Inmates and their Families

Dana Harrison will receive her DSW from UT on Thursday. Her work has centered around death row inmates and their families, with a capstone project about the effects of grief on family members of executed death row inmates. Read more about Dana and her incredible work.

Comparative & Experimental Medicine Research Symposium

CEM is hosting a symposium on May 23 and 24 focusing on the One Health movement. All events are free, but attendees are asked to register by May 18 in order to help them plan.

UT Graduate Students in the News

Tennessee Today published articles about two of our graduate students on Tuesday, May 10. Melissa Farquharson is graduating on May 12th with a master's degree in sport management, and her journey to this point is an inspiring one. Joy Buongiorno, a graduate research assistant in microbiology, aided the UT Police Department in the recovery of more than $100,000 in property stolen from campus buildings.

Upcoming Deadlines

June 17, 2016

Doctoral and master’s candidates seeking to graduate in summer 2016 must submit a draft of their thesis or dissertation online for preliminary review by the Thesis/Dissertation Consultant. Contact for submission instructions.

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