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Current News from the Graduate School

Introduction to Dialogue Across Difference - Join the Office of Diversity and Engagement for "Introduction to Dialogue Across Difference" on November 23, from noon–1pm on Zoom to learn skills to have more productive dialogue with others.
Meet the Team: Jennifer Rawdon - The Graduate School would like to introduce the newest member of our team, Jennifer Rawdon, who will be assisting graduate students with last names starting with A–K get through the graduation process.
Fall 2020 Student Faculty Research Awards Winners - Read about twelve graduate student/faculty pairs who were awarded funding through the Student/Faculty Research Awards.
Upcoming Fall 2020 Graduation Deadline - If you plan on graduating fall 2020 there are a few major deadlines coming up on November 23rd.
Vols ACT Training Session for Grad Students - ACTive bystander training isn’t just for undergraduate students, it’s for graduate students too.  Participants in the Vols ACT training will learn how to identify sexual harassment behaviors and red flags, understand the effects of harassment in academia, and apply Vols ACT to real-world situations to prevent and respond to sexual harassment.
IRB 101 Session on November 12 - IRB 101 is an overview of IRB requirements and procedures, and is open to anyone who wishes to learn how to receive human subjects approval for research at the University of Tennessee. If you are doing research, you should probably know what an IRB is, and why it matters to you, so consider attending. For more details about the sessions, visit the Office of Research and Engagement. The next session for fall 2020 is Thursday, November 12th from 10:00am to 12:00pm. You can register for this session at
Associate Dean Brothers Speaks During First-Gen Week - Ernest L. Brothers, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, will present First-Gen Grad School 101 on November 10 from 5:00pm–6:00pm, as part of UT's First-Gen Week. First-Gen Grad School 101 is designed to demystify the graduate application process, and provide insight on how to be competitive for graduate programs.
Big Orange Pantry - The Big Orange Pantry provides emergency food assistance for students, faculty, and staff attending or employed by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

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