Graduate School News

Final Feedback Sought in Graduate School Dean Search

The search for a new vice provost and dean of the Graduate School is wrapping up, and the search committee is seeking final feedback from the campus community regarding the three candidates.

McKay’s Forum Rescheduled

A campus forum featuring Larry McKay, one of three candidates for vice provost and dean of the Graduate School, has been for 3:00 p.m. on February 1 in Haslam Business Building, Room 305.

McKay Candidate Forum to be Rescheduled

Due to UT’s weather closure on Wednesday, the forum featuring Larry McKay, candidate for vice provost and dean of the Graduate School, is being rescheduled. A new date and time will be announced as soon as it is set.

In Memoriam: Clarence Minkel

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Clarence Minkel, former dean of the graduate school and a professor of geography, passed away Monday. He was eighty-six.

Five Students Win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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Five graduate students have received National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. The recipients are Caroline Bryson, Mallory Ladd, Derek Mull, Alix Ann Pfennigwerth, and Su’ad Amatullah Yoon. The Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and provides financial support for outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.