Recent PhD Graduate Receives McKinley Award
For Naijia Hao and countless others, the spring 2020 semester ended abruptly and without the usual fanfare and celebration typically associated with completing a PhD program. Hao didn’t even get to say goodbye to many of her friends and colleagues before she left Knoxville for New Mexico to begin a post-doctoral research associate position.
Back to the Classroom: Panel Discussion with Face to Face/Hybrid Instructors
Will you be teaching a face-to-face or hybrid course next spring for the first time? This Thursday, join instructors who have previously taught in these forms to learn strategies and approaches to create a successful learning experience for your students.
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 tiny.utk.edu/irb101.
Former Refugee Finds New Home on Rocky Top
For many students, one of the most important aspects of the university experience is the chance to leave home and become part of a new community. For Cedric Twizere, a master of accountancy student at the Haslam College of Business, finding that sense of belonging has been particularly meaningful. To read more about Twizere’s experience at UT you can go to the Haslam College of Business’ student spotlight here.