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Current News from the Graduate School

Spring 2021 Student Faculty Research Awards Winners - Read about thirteen graduate student/faculty pairs who were awarded funding through the Student/Faculty Research Awards.
2021-2022 Endowed Graduate Fellowship Awardees - The Graduate School would like to present the awardees for this year's Endowed Graduate Fellowships and Access and Diversity Fellowships.
GRA Position in Plant Sciences - The Department of Plant Sciences is seeking an MS or PhD student for a graduate research assistantship in the area of sustainable nursery irrigation.
GRA Position open for Division of Online Learning and Academic Programs - The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s division of online learning and academic programs promotes UT’s mission to move forward the frontiers […]
Driving for a Difference - Bikash Bogati, a PhD candidate in the Department of Microbiology, was recently featured in Science in the Working Life section. Bogati submitted a personal essay in which he reflects on his volunteer experience and how it has helped him through his program.
Chemical Engineering PhD Student Spotlighted by ORE - David Dooley, working toward his PhD in chemical engineering, is using gene-editing technology in the battle against illness and disease. Read more about Dooley, his work, and his plans for the future in this month's ORE Graduate Student Spotlight.
Tennessee Doctoral Fellow Featured Speaker for Hooding - We are proud to announce our spring 2021 Commencement speaker- Sa'Nealdra Wiggins! Sa'Nealdra moved here in 2013 in pursuit of a graduate degree from UT, after receiving a BS in health education with a concentration in public health from Middle Tennessee State University. She is currently a Tennessee Doctoral Fellow and a trainee in the Maternal and Child Health Nutrition Training program. She is also certified as a Health Education Specialist (CHES) and will sit for the examination to be a registered dietitian following graduation. You can read Sa'Nealdra's full bio on our website at
Two GRA Positions in Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries - There are two GRA positions open in the Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries and applications are being accepted.

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