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Current News from the Graduate School

UT Road Closures May Impact Transportation on Campus - UT is tackling some necessary campus road projects this summer, and there are a number of closures that you'll want to be aware of. These closures may impact transportation and parking for those of you working over the summer. Read more about these closures on Tennessee Today.
Master’s Recipient Researches Connection between Diet and Cancer - Amber MacDonald grew up playing sports and thought she wanted to be a personal trainer. But her father’s terminal cancer diagnosis when she was 15 changed the course of her life forever. Read more about MacDonald, who is receiving her master’s degree in cellular molecular nutrition this week.
Congratulations to the Spring 2017 Graduates! - Last night, the Spring 2017 Graduate Hooding Ceremony took place at Thompson-Boling Arena. Find out more about the event. Congratulations not just to those who participated in the ceremony but to all 800 of our graduating students!
Scholarship Extends Engineering Graduate’s Impact to Current Students - Kristen Wyckoff, a doctoral student in civil and environmental engineering, is the first recipient of the Susan E. Stutz-McDonald Scholarship, created in honor of an engineering alumna. Wyckoff was also one of our 2017 Three Minute Thesis finalists. Read more about Wyckoff and Stutz-McDonald, who succumbed to Hodgkins lymphoma in 2005.
GRA Offered in Office of Graduate Admissions - The Office of Graduate Admissions is seeking to fill a Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) position that will begin June 1, 2017. It is a 12-month position, which may be renewed, based on performance and available funding of the stipend, tuition waiver, and health insurance. Read more about the position and other assistantships.
Wrapping up the Spring RCR Series - The Spring 2017 Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Lunch and Learn Series comes to a close with a session entitled "RCR Lunch & Learn: Wrap Up and Review of Institutional Risk". This session will take place on May 17 from noon until 1:00 p.m. in A001 Blount Hall. This series has been 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.
Responsive Preservation Initiative for Cultural Heritage Resources - Supported by the J.M. Kaplan Fund, the Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC) has announced the Responsive Preservation Initiative (RPI) for Cultural Heritage Resources. The RPI program is designed to fund projects for urgent, emergent, or priority issues that need to be addressed quickly. Small grants are available for rapid emergency projects in Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Greece, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, The Palestinian Territories, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yemen. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Available funds are limited and priority is given to projects applying between April - August 2017.
Poetic Justice: Graduating Veteran Finds Satisfaction, Solace in Writing Verse - As a poet and military veteran, MFA candidate Jeb Herrin draws on his five years as a medic serving in Operations Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn. Read more about Herrin, who will participate in the graduate hooding ceremony on Thursday.

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