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Deadline Approaching For W. K. McClure Scholarship

Just a reminder that the W. K. McClure Scholarship for the Study of World Affairs is accepting applications until March 7, 2018. This scholarship provides awards to undergraduate and graduate students of up to $5000 to support international projects aimed at enhancing and promoting education for world responsibility through legal, cultural, political, economic, social and scientific studies. Applications are submitted through the Center for International Education. If you have any questions contact Brittany Coats (bcoates2@utk.edu/865-974-3177).

Reminder: Boren Fellowships Available for Study Abroad

If you’re applying for the Boren Awards, you must complete a full draft of your Boren application materials to be reviewed by the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships by January 12. The Boren Awards support undergraduate and graduate students with scholarships of up to $30,000 for study abroad in world regions underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. (Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.) The current Boren application cycle will fund study abroad plans that fall between 6/1/2018 – 6/1/2019.

Deadline Approaching For DOE CSGF Program

The 2018–2019 application for the Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) is available until January 17, 2018. Beginning in 2018, the DOE CSGF will offer a new track for those pursuing an advanced degree in applied mathematics, statistics or computer science with research interests that help use emerging high performance systems more effectively. Students in this track will focus on issues in high-performance computing as a broad enabling technology and not on a particular science or engineering application. Apply to the program before January 17, 2018, with supporting materials (reference letters, transcripts, etc.) also due that date.

Deadline Approaching For DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship

The DOE NNSA Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship is for exceptional graduate students planning full-time study toward a PhD in the areas of interest to stewardship science, such as high-energy density physics. low-energy nuclear science, or properties of materials under extreme conditions. Applicants must apply online. The deadline for 2018–2019 is January 10, 2018.

Toward an Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Faculty Allies

The Teaching and Learning Center will be sponsoring the keynote presentation of Dr. Kim Case, a 1997 UT Knoxville alumna with a degree in psychology, on Friday, Oct. 20 from 10–11:30 a.m. in Stokely Hall, Multi-Purpose Room 199ABC. The keynote presentation is titled, “Toward an Inclusive Classroom: Strategies for Faculty Allies,” and will focus on inclusive pedagogical practices for instructors. Students can sign up by visiting the Teaching and Learning Center’s event calendar. If students have any questions about this presentation, they can contact Dr. Ferlin McGaskey at fmcgaske@utk.edu.

Life Beyond Graduate School- Job Search

The “Life Beyond Graduate School” Brown Bag Lunch Series is a 3-part series designed to help graduate students (Master’s and Doctoral Level) begin thinking about their career paths and start taking steps to achieve their goals! The 3 sessions (Branding, The Job Search, and Transitioning to the Next Phase) cover various aspects of thinking about your post-graduate career, and will be led by expert guest speakers. “The Job Search” will be the session on October 12, in Hodges Library room 253 at 11:30. This event is B.Y.O.L. (Bring Your Own Lunch) – drinks and dessert will be provided!

Career Conversations: Student Affairs Careers

Celebrate Careers in Student Affairs month by joining the Center for Career Development for Student Affairs Careers, a panel event featuring individuals working in higher education in student affairs roles. Explore career options, learn about how to break into the industry, and hear tips from insiders on gaining experience and securing jobs. Learn more about these careers with a group of student affairs professionals via a facilitated panel discussion and open questions and answer session. This event is part of the Career Conversation series, and takes place on October 11, from 4:00 p.m.–5:30 p.m. in Center for Career Development Room 225.

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