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Three Minute Thesis 2024 Heats

UT graduate students are preparing to participate in the 2024 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. To begin with, they will compete across three heats....

Beyond the Bullet Points: Resume & Cover Letter Workshop for Staff

Elevate your job professional application materials with our Resume and Cover Letter Workshop, a collaborative initiative HR Career Development and...

Giving Feedback Well - Creating Safe Dialogue

Are you frustrated with, or challenged by, giving feedback in the workplace? Do you wish for more engagement in workplace feedback conversations? Looking for...

2/28 2pm
Virtual Event
C3 at UT - Coffee. Connect. Compose

Hosted by the Faculty Innovation Council, this event is aimed at UTIA AgResearch Faculty and is part of four 75-minute sessions taking place during Spring...

Staff Performance Daily Series: Categories & Ratings

This synchronous session will foster discussion around each of the five performance review categories and rating scale. Participants will gain an...

2/29 9am
Virtual Event
Intro to Crucial Conversations: Two Routes to More Effective Workplace Dialogue

For newcomers: What is a Crucial Conversation? Why are these strategies important? What does intensive mean?Previous attendees: "Wait, there's a second...

2/29 11:30am
Virtual Event
Ethical and Practical Considerations in Community Engagement

This session will discuss many of the ethical considerations in community engagement including informed consent, risks and benefits, justice implications,...

3/1 10am
Virtual Event
Donuts & Dialogue

Postdoctoral associates in the College of Arts and Sciences, please join your Divisional Deans and Associate Dean Blum in a conversation about topics and...

Engagement + Community Building = A Multi-faceted Approach to Successful Online Learning | Online Learning Community of Practice Series

In this session, Dr. Christina Goode, Instructional Designer in Digital Learning, will explore engagement and community building strategies that contribute...

3/5 12pm
Virtual Event
Faculty Fulbright Fellowship Workshop

Join us for a panel discussion March 5 at 12:30 p.m. with UT faculty members who have all participated in the Fulbright Scholar Program. They will make brief...

3/5 12:30pm
Virtual Event
LAUNCH PAD: The Multiphase Optimization Strategy - A different way of thinking about experiments

The Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST) is a translational research framework that can guide the development, optimization, and evaluation of...

3/5 3:30pm
Virtual Event
LOD Series The Balanced Professional: Resilience in the Workplace: Navigating Stress and Burnout

Join us for the first program in our Balanced Professional series. In this session, we will explore practical strategies for building resilience, managing...

CDPI - Understanding your Individual Conflict Dynamics Profile

Have you felt uncomfortable in conflict? Feel like you want to lash out or avoid the situation altogether? Most people would say yes, and that is absolutely...

3/6 2pm
Virtual Event
Thoughtful Thursdays - Spring 2024

Session 3 - Religious Accommodations This session will be presented by Erin Darby, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Jill Malolepszy, Director of...

Getting Unstuck: Intro to Ombuds' Services

What IS an ombuds and how can they help me "get unstuck" with challenges and conflicts I face at UT? The Office of Ombuds Services helps to empower graduate...

3/7 1pm
Virtual Event
Brown Bag: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its Impact on Higher Education

In this facilitated group discussion style Brown Bag , online learning innovators from the University of Louisiana System will lead a discussion about...

3/8 12pm
Virtual Event
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The 103rd meeting of the MAA-SE is convening at UTK March 14-16, 2024. Program information.

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The 103rd meeting of the MAA-SE is convening at UTK March 14-16, 2024. The Opportunity Fair (Graduate School, Career, Research) is from 11:45 am to 12:30 pm...

 AACOM and AACOMAS Webinar

Meet with representatives from AACOM and AACOMAS where they will give an overview of Osteopathic medicine, do a walkthrough of the application including tips...

3/18 3pm
Virtual Event
New Leader Advantage: Picking Up Where They Left Off: Conflict Management for Supervisors

In this session, we will review common scenarios for new leaders related to change and interpersonal team dynamics. Participants will learn about best...

3/19 10am
Virtual Event
Connect the Dots: Build Community & Network @ UTK

Join Career Development for an informal event to connect staff and develop a community here at UT, Knoxville! Lunch will be provided, don’t miss out on this...

PA-CAT Webinar

Meet with a representative from the new PA-CAT, an assessment being used by some Physician Assistant programs, including UTHSC. If there is time, there will...

3/19 3pm
Virtual Event
AAMC + AMCAS Webinar

Meet with representatives from AAMC and AMCAS for a live Q+A. Students should come prepared with questions for the representatives. Those who have questions...

3/19 4pm
Virtual Event
Frist College of Medicine (Belmont) Information session

Meet with Dr. Caleb Marsh, Director of Pathway Programs and Recruitment at the Thomas F. Frist, Jr. College of Medicine at Belmont University. Students can...