With 16 students receiving Fulbright US Student Awards in 2019–20, UT ranks seventh among public research universities and is the top-ranked SEC school.
Matthew Mench will serve as the university’s interim vice chancellor for research and engagement beginning December 1.
Alexander Tripp, a junior majoring in political science, will travel to Washington, DC, to present his undergraduate research project at the 23rd annual Posters on the Hill on April 29 and 30.
UT has reported its most impressive research year on record for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2018, with $260 million in expenditures.
The Southeastern Conference announced Monday that all 14 of its member institutions have achieved the highest designation for research activity by the Carnegie Foundation.
Every year, 60 students present their undergraduate research on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. This year, UT junior Taylor Payne will be among them as she presents her research project Neurological Disease Detection Using Laser Technology.
The Office of Research and Engagement has created a webpage to monitor the government shutdown in Washington, DC, as the Senate negotiates a new spending bill.
Victor McCrary has been named UT Knoxville’s new vice chancellor for research.
Robert Nobles, associate vice chancellor for research, has been named interim vice chancellor for research and engagement effective September 1. Vice Chancellor Taylor Eighmy will leave the university at the end of the month to become president of the University of Texas at San Antonio.
UT Vice Chancellor of Research and Engagement Taylor Eighmy has announced plans to leave UT on August 31 to become president of the University of Texas at San Antonio, whose board approved the hire Tuesday.
Donna Cochran will begin work as assistant vice chancellor for research finance administration on July 26.
Three UT research projects recently received awards for their efforts in combating cancer.