For many people, death row inmates represent the worst of society who deserve the punishment they are getting.
For Rachel Henriquez the journey to graduation hasn’t been a sprint; it’s been more like a waltz. Henriquez, who will receive her master’s degree in education at the Graduate Hooding ceremony on Thursday, May 12, has expressed her passion for dance in and out of the classroom. For the past two years, Henriquez has participated as a professional dancer in Dancing with the Knoxville Stars, a fundraiser for East Tennessee Children’s Hospital.
Millicent Smith, a graduate student in journalism, will spend her summer in a paid internship with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC, after winning a national wonk tank competition sponsored by the US Department of State. Smith developed her proposal, “He for She for Delhi,” as part of a team in Journalism and Electronic Media Professor Catherine Luther’s international journalism class.
An opening reception for the Annual Honors Exhibition will be held 3:00–5:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, in UT’s Ewing Gallery.
If you are in a thesis or dissertation program and you missed the deadline for graduation for spring 2016, you may still be able to graduate in summer 2016 without taking thesis/dissertation credit during a summer session. To take advantage of this opportunity, download the Second Deadline Application and submit it to the Graduate School
Four doctoral students have been selected to be a part of the 2016 National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Thursday, April 21, is the deadline for a number of items necessary for graduate students to avoid delays in graduating. If you plan to graduate this semester, take a moment to make sure you are aware of the forms you need to submit by the deadline.
The Haslam College of Business will be sponsoring a scholarship for the 2017 Professional MBA program. Nominations are currently being accepted for the program which begins in August 2016.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is seeking applications from UT graduate students in science, engineering, and business, including MBA students, for a special program offered by the Technology Transfer department. The deadline to apply is April 15.