The Academic Policy Committee will meet on April 20th, 3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in 111 Student Services Building.
The Credentials Committee will meet on April 20th, 3:45 p.m.–5:00 p.m. in 111 Student Services Building.
The Graduate Associate Deans will meet on April 13th from 2:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. in the 4th Floor Conference Room, in Andy Holt Tower.
If you’re planning to graduate in spring 2017, April 19th is a big deadline. Please check the Graduation Deadlines page to be sure you don’t miss anything. These deadlines are in place to make sure that our staff has time to process everything in time, so that there are no delays in your graduation. We ask that you help us help you achieve your goals.
The awardees of the 2017–2018 Graduate School Fellowships for returning students have been announced and are now posted on the 2017–2018 Graduate School Fellowship Recipients page. Please join the Graduate School in congratulating these outstanding students!
Don’t forget to register for the “Library Technology and Resources for RCR” session of the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Lunch and Learn Series. This workshop will take place on April 12 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in A004 Blount Hall and features the UT Libraries. As always, this series is sponsored by the Office of Research and Engagement, in collaboration with the UT Libraries and the Graduate School. Find out more about the series and register with ORE.
The David T. Bailey Graduate School of Education will be hosting an open house at the UT Visitors Center on Tuesday, April 11th from 11:00 a.m.–2:30 p.m. The event will be celebrating student and faculty collaborative research with refreshments, poster presentations, information about the program, and networking opportunities. Download a flyer and spread the word!
Today’s 3MT® Finals Competition was a great event, and all of the finalists deserve a ton of credit for taking up this challenge. Events like this just remind us all of the high caliber of our graduate and professional students. Congratulations to Rachel Herwick (3rd place), Kim Powell (2nd place), and Vincent Price (1st place)! If you weren’t able to make the event, feel free to watch it on the web at tiny.utk.edu/3mt-2017.
Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week is drawing to a close, but please join the Graduate Student Senate tomorrow at Circle Park for Smokey’s Pantry 5K Run. Check-in time is 8:00 a.m. at Circle Park, and the run will start at 9:00 a.m. The run benefits Smokey’s Pantry, a food pantry that primarily serves students, faculty, and staff of UT. It’s a great cause, and should be fun day. Register with the Graduate Student Senate!
Coming up on Tuesday is a workshop on making presentations entitled “Research Posters: A Step-by-Step Primer to Design, Printing, & Presentation.” Poster sessions in classes and at conferences are a way to visually convey your research. This workshop aims to give you the basics in design, content, and printing resources. Need to make a poster? Bring your laptop to get started or to get feedback on your design. Taking place on April 11, 3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m., this is the last time this workshop will be offered this spring at the Pendergrass Library. To register for the workshop, email Caroline Zeglen at email@example.com.