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.
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.
Fall 2020 SCGSR Award Winners
Condensed matter systems and matter-antimatter asymmetry; quantum computers and cryogenic magnets—these are the studies and tools Trevor Keen and Kavish Imam will tackle with support from the U.S. Department of Energy via the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR). With these latest awards, UT is in the top three institutions in the nation for success in securing funding from this program.