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.
UT has signed an agreement that will further its research partnership with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The Quest Scholar concept is being updated to better showcase our scholars and their great research stories.
Five faculty and staff members shared the impact of UT’s work on various communities during a national conference in Omaha, Nebraska, earlier this month. The university also received a national award that recognized a project designed to improve the wellness and disaster readiness of an Appalachian community in Clay County, Kentucky.
Robert Nobles, associate vice chancellor for research, has been nationally recognized for his service as a leader and mentor for campus diversity and research with underserved populations.
UT will receive grant funding to teach technology entrepreneurship, perform research, and foster innovation through the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program. A public-private partnership, I-Corps was created in 2011 to train researchers to evaluate the commercial potential of their scientific discoveries.
More than a hundred people were on hand recently for the opening of UT’s new Fibers and Composites Manufacturing Facility and Engineering Annex, located on White Avenue.