New Webinar Series: So You Want to Go on the Job Market – Strategies for Applying and Negotiating Your First Major Job
The Division of Diversity and Engagement is pleased to offer a three-part Graduate and Professional Student Webinar Series this semester. The goals of this series are to enhance resilience among graduate and professional students as they navigate their respective programs, provide a set of practices for demonstrating professionalism in various contexts, and develop skills as they apply for and negotiate job offers.
Graduate Student Finds Her Passion at Intersection of Politics and Nuclear Energy
Graduate student Alyssa Hayes found an interest in state and federal politics in her first year of high school, long before she discovered her interest in nuclear engineering, spending a year as an intern for Illinois State Senator Melinda Bush when she was only 15. Then, while studying at the University of Illinois as an undergraduate student, she used the power of grassroots organizing to help garner support for legislation that ended up saving two nuclear plants from premature decommissioning.
Student Spotlight: Robby Kile
Doctoral student Robby Kile, studying under NE Associate Professor Nick Brown, conducted research to verify the performance of the TCR designs under both normal operating conditions and accident scenarios. His findings were recently published in Nuclear Engineering and Design.
Disability & Innovation: The Universal Benefits of Inclusive Design with Haben Girma
The Commission for Disability is excited to be collaborating with Student Disability Services and the Division of Student Life to welcome and host Haben Girma for an event titled “Disability & Innovation: The Universal Benefits of Inclusive Design.” The event is scheduled for Tuesday, March 23rd from 5:30-6:30 pm and will be held virtually on Zoom.
Health Equity and Race Series
Long-standing systemic health and social inequities have put many people from racial and ethnic minority groups at increased risk of getting sick and dying from COVID-19 and other chronic diseases. On Friday, February 26 at 10am, join the Office of Community Engagement and Outreach and area experts to learn how UT can partner with community organizations to address and close these gaps in health equity.
UTRF Tech Talk: Technology Transfer is Not Just for Patents
The University of Tennessee Research Foundation is hosting a Tech Talk session titled “Technology Transfer is Not Just for Patents,” on February 18th from 2-3pm. This webinar will focus on methods of commercializing intellectual property beyond patents.