Office of Research and Engagement News

Research Conference Sees Record UT Participation

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research is the leading national venue for showcasing undergraduate research. Each year more than 4,000 undergraduates from institutions across the country converge to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts, and performances. NCUR accepted sixty-five UT students to present undergraduate posters and oral presentations for this year’s conference April 7–9 in Asheville, North Carolina.

Yahoo Releases Web Browser Data Set to Researchers

Recently, Yahoo Inc. released the largest-ever web browser data set to university researchers. With 13.5 terabytes of anonymized information on the browsing and reading habits of approximately 20 million users, the move benefits both academic researchers and Yahoo.

White House Innovation Forum Takes On Tennessee Flavor

The White House Forum on Connecting Regional Innovation Ecosystems to Federal and National Labs was an opportunity for political, educational and scientific leaders to discuss ways that economic growth benefits from research facilities.

Partnerships Series Concludes with VolsTeach

VolsTeach targets undergraduate math, science, and engineering majors who are interested in expanding their professional skills and exploring a career in secondary teaching.

Partnerships That Make a Difference: Nashville Civic Design Center

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The Nashville Civic Design Center is an independent nonprofit organization formed in 2000 to improve quality of life for Nashvillians through visionary thinking, partnerships that encourage high quality design, and the facilitation of public dialogue on key issues that impact how we live, work and play.