Graduate School News

New $4 Million Program Will Help Recruit Exceptional Graduate Students

A $4 million fellowship program will help UT recruit the best and brightest graduate students from around the world. The Tennessee Fellowship for Graduate Excellence, administered by the Graduate School, will debut in the fall of 2017 as the university’s premier graduate fellowship program.

Graduate School Seeks Applicants for Student/Faculty Research Awards

UT’s Graduate School is seeking applicant proposals for the Student/Faculty Research Awards. Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to student-faculty pairs to support research or creative projects. The funds may be used to purchase supplies needed for research; for travel to work in other laboratories, libraries, or archives; for specialized training; or in

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Waltzing through Life: Education Grad Dances In, Out of the Classroom

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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.

Graduate School Offers Second Deadline for Graduation

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

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Call for Applications: ORNL Technology Transfer Program

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.

Graduate School Has Updated Forms

The Graduate School has revised its forms to make them easier to use. The forms also now include coversheets that explain when and how to use them.

New Graduate Certificate Program Combines Contract Law, Engineering

The College of Law recently launched a graduate certificate in contractual and legal affairs in engineering and construction, offered in conjunction with the College of Engineering. Students can begin their studies toward the graduate certificate in fall 2016.