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Current News from the Graduate School

Tennessee Doctoral Fellow Cosner Spotlighted by ORE - Julian Cosner, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology and a Tennessee Doctoral Fellow, was recently spotlighted by the Office of Research Engagement in a recent issue of Catalyst.
Format Chat Spring 2021 - Format Chat returns for spring 2021! Hosted by the Coordinator of Student Services, each session will feature a presentation on the Graduate School's thesis and dissertation formatting requirements along with an overview of processes, forms/deadlines, common errors and helpful resources.
Student Faculty Research Awards Spring 2021 - The Student Faculty Research Awards are now accepting applications for spring 2021 and will accept them until January 28. Visit for details.
Best Practices in Teaching Registration Now Open - The Best Practices in Teaching program provides opportunities to discuss teaching-related issues with new and experienced faculty and peers from across the university. 
“What’s Your Work About?” Event Registration Open - Learning how to communicate your research is invaluable in terms of your professional development and can be an important part of your career as a graduate student and beyond. Join us in this four-week virtual program to develop your written, visual, and spoken communication skills. This program brings together GPSPD partners from the Judith Anderson Herbert Writing Center, the UT Libraries, and the Graduate School to help you as you answer the question “What’s Your Work About?”
International House Seeks Graduate Assistants - The International House is seeking Graduate Assistants (2 open positions) for the 2021–2022 academic year.
GRA Position in IDEA Institute on AI - Dania Bilal, professor in the School of Information Sciences, is seeking a graduate student to assist her on the IMLS funded grant: IDEA Institute on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Read more about this position.
Support Available for the 9th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the National Academy - The Division of Diversity and Engagement is pleased to sponsor complimentary conference registration to selected graduate students for the 9th Annual Faculty Women of Color in the Academy Conference that will be held on April 9-10, 2021. The virtual conference is an excellent professional development opportunity that provides women of color with a forum to network, engage, and learn with peers from across the country.

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