UT faculty members were recognized at an Oak Ridge National Laboratory event Thursday. The researchers are four participants in the UT-ORNL Collaborative Cohort Program. Under the new UT-ORNL Science Alliance program, underrepresented UT-Knoxville junior faculty will collaborate with ORNL early career scientists.
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The Science Alliance is seeking proposals from select faculty members for the new Science Alliance-Liane B. Russell Fellowship Collaborative Cohort Program. This program is a new joint directed research and development effort that will nurture collaboration between underrepresented junior faculty and Oak Ridge National Laboratory junior scientists. Applications are due Friday, January 31.
UT Knoxville teemed with aspiring high school scientists last weekend during the annual Tennessee Science Olympiad State Tournament. Thirty-six middle and high school teams from across the state competed in the event to determine the state’s preeminent science scholars. Teams from Knoxville and Nashville took top honors. More than a hundred UT faculty and students served as coordinators and judges for the twenty-three academic events.
Teams from Knoxville and Nashville took top honors at this year’s Tennessee Science Olympiad State Tournament. Thirty-six middle and high school teams from across the state competed in the event held on March 27 at UT Knoxville to determine the state’s pre-eminent science scholars. Students from Bearden Middle School in Knoxville won the middle school division. Students from Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville won the high school division.