Associate Dean Brothers Speaks During First-Gen Week
Ernest L. Brothers, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, will present First-Gen Grad School 101 on November 10 from 5:00pm–6:00pm, as part of UT’s First-Gen Week. First-Gen Grad School 101 is designed to demystify the graduate application process, and provide insight on how to be competitive for graduate programs.
Residency Classification Deadlines for Spring 2021
Your residency classification has an impact on your tuition and fees. Your initial classification is determined by the information you have provided on your application for admission to the Graduate School. If you believe that your initial residency classification is incorrect, you may appeal the classification. Learn about upcoming deadlines for appeals for spring 2021.
Entomology and Plant Pathology Grad Student Spotlighted in Catalyst
Matthew Longmire is a graduate student in entomology and plant pathology who was recently featured as a Graduate Student Spotlight in Catalyst, the newsletter of the Office of Research and Engagement. Longmire’s research compares how selecting cover crops affects the composition and density of different arthropods, a classification that includes insects, arachnids, and crustaceans. His study focused on the most popular cover crop species—grasses, mustards, and legumes—for soybeans. Read more about Longmire and his work at the Office of Research and Engagement.
GRA Positions in Computational Hypersonic Research
The Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (MABE) program is seeking to fund two PhD graduate research assistant to perform research in hypersonic propulsion, computational fluid dynamics, uncertainty quantification for CFD, and related areas. The successful applicant will be advised by faculty in the Department of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Tennessee Space Institute in Tullahoma, TN. Get the details of the position and application instructions.
Grad School Prep Month in October
The Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration is hosting Grad School Prep Month in October. Each week offers a variety of events, from drop-in hours to speakers and panels, designed to help students navigate the graduate school admissions process. The featured event is “Strategies to Gain Access to Highly Competitive Graduate Programs” on October 13th at 4:30 p.m. on Zoom.
Quarantine with the Deans
COVID-19 has made fall particularly challenging for many of our students. If you are in isolation, quarantine, or just feeling disconnected, you are invited to drop by Quarantine with the Deans tonight at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. There will be Grubhub giveaways, trivia, and hopefully a needed break from our current reality. This week, academic deans will be joining the Dean of Students and her team. Dean of the Graduate School Dixie Thompson will be there, too! If you’re planning to attend, get all the details.