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Current News from the Graduate School

Can’t Make It to the Fall 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony? Watch It Online! - The Fall 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony will be viewable online live during the event. So, even if you can't make it, you can still watch and cheer on our graduates on December 13, starting at 4:30 p.m. View the ceremony for this semester and previous semesters!
Safety is Important for the Graduate Hooding Ceremony - UT wants to ensure that all participants and their family and friends have a safe and enjoyable evening at the Fall 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony. There are security protocols that you should be aware of when planning to attend. Thompson Boling Arena has a Clear Bag Policy in effect for its events, and the hooding ceremony is no exception. In addition, there are metal detectors that will be used at the entrances. In order to help you be prepared, we have created a page with guidance on these policies. Be sure to read about what you can bring and what you shouldn't bring, and leave yourself some extra time when arriving, so you don't experience any delays.
Student/Faculty Research Awards Now Accepting Proposals for Spring 2019 - The Student/Faculty Research Awards are now accepting proposals for spring 2019. These awards provide grants up to $5,000 to student/faculty pairs who submit proposals for funds to support research or creative projects. The deadline for these applications is January 22. Read more about the requirements of the proposal and how to submit and then start getting your materials together.
Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (FLAME) Program in May and June 2019 - The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is hosting the Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (FLAME) program at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center from May 27–June 3, 2019. This program "works to expose undergraduate and graduate students of color to the Olympic and Paralympic movement while preparing them for careers in the sport industry." The application for the program is to be available in December, and you can find out more about the program and sign up for updates.
Deadline Approaching for NAGAP Graduate Student Research Grant - Just a reminder that NAGAP, the Association for Graduate Enrollment Management, has a Graduate Student Research Grant program for researchers working in areas such as alumni outreach, student retention, recruitment, and underrepresented student experiences. The deadline for applications is December 12, 2018. Find out more about the grant and the application process.
Hannah Brown Brings Her Voice to the Fall 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony - The Graduate School is pleased to have Hannah Amelia Brown serve as soloist during the Fall 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony. Soloists perform the National Anthem and to lead the gathered graduates and their friends and family in the Alma Mater. There is a lot of talent here at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Brown is certainly no exception.
Call for Abstracts Now Open for the 5th Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium - On March 26–27, 2019, Pipeline: Vols for Women in STEM is going to be hosting their 5th Annual Women in STEM Research Symposium. This is a great opportunity to promote and support the research being done here at UT by women, so be sure to put it on your calendars. If you'd like to submit an abstract for an oral presentation or poster, they are now taking submissions. Visit the symposium website to find out more about the event and submit your abstract.
Fall 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony Features Suresh Poudel - On December 13, Suresh Poudel will be the featured speaker at the Fall 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony. His exceptional journey has taken him from Nepal to Norway to Tennessee, and we are looking forward to hearing him speak to our graduates. You are encouraged to read Poudel's bio and get a sampling of his story. While you're there, be sure to look over the rest of the Graduate Hooding Ceremony pages, especially if you're planning to participate in the ceremony.

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