Monthly Archives: December 2017

Graduate assistantships


A couple of graduate assistantships are available that might be of interest: The Rising Engineering Education Program (REEFE) is a short term program that connects graduate students in engineering education with faculty members in traditional departments for the purpose of … Continue reading

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21st Century Cures: Southeast Conference


The deadline for poster abstracts for the 21st Century Cures: Southeast Conference has been extended to Friday, January 19, 2018. Abstracts must be submitted via the online submission form by 5 p.m. Please see the full announcement for details. Submissions … Continue reading

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AKA Job Postings


New Job Listings for December 8-15, 2017 Find current position postings on the American Kinesiology Association site here: http://www.americankinesiology.org/current-openings New postings include: Arizona State University Assistant Professor – Biomechanics Coastal Carolina University Lecturer of Exercise and Sport Science Georgia Southern … Continue reading

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Nomination Form for 2018 Chancellor’s Excellence in Advising/Mentoring Award


The following is from Pat Rutenberg, Co-Chair of the Teaching and Learning Council for the Faculty Senate. You are encouraged to share not only with faculty, but students, as well. Questions can be directed to pbrake@utk.edu. Nomination Form for 2018 … Continue reading

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Stipend for research on work, rehabilitation and disability


The Social Security Administration (SSA) is granting graduate students $10,000 stipends to research work, rehabilitation and disability issues through the Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program. According to the website, “the objective of ARDRAW is to foster new … Continue reading

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GTA@OIT Grant


GTA@OIT Grant Opens Spring deadline: Friday, February 21, 2018 Do you know of a Graduate Teaching Associate interested in reworking the content of a course for delivery in Online@UT (Canvas)? Twice a year (fall and spring), OIT offers GTAs an opportunity … Continue reading

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Graduate Hooding Ceremony


Just a reminder that the Fall 2017 Graduate Hooding Ceremony will be on December 14th, at 4:30 at Thompson-Boling Arena. Participants are requested to be there by 3:30. Doctoral candidates and their hooding faculty should meet in the Ray Mears … Continue reading

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Thornton Center looking for Academic Mentors


Dear Gradaute Students, before you consider the opportunity advertised below, keep in mind that if you already have an Assistantship with a one-half (50%) time appointment (i.e., 20 hours per week), the department does not support requests for additional, on-goining … Continue reading

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Message from Faculty Senate President, Beauvais Lyons


The President of the Faculty Senate sent the message below to all faculty members. It does, however, also pertain to gradute students and anyone interested in higher education. Message from Faculty Senate President, Beauvais Lyons Dear Colleagues: Early Saturday morning, … Continue reading

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