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Summer Research Scholars Program

Already have an undergraduate research position on-campus this summer? (It can be volunteer, paid, or for academic credit.) Register with our office to learn about research-focused events and activities on campus during the summer. The Summer Research Scholars Program provides a full program of professional development opportunities and social activities throughout the summer. All UTK students and those visiting from other schools engaged in undergraduate research activities and creative works are eligible to become Summer Research Scholars — regardless of funding source or formal program affiliation.

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Summer Research Scholars Calendar 2019

Summer Dates  Events Location Notes
June 3, 11-1pm Welcome Luncheon and Stadium Tour Lauricella Room, Neyland Stadium
June 11, 9-10am Cross-Cultural Mentoring Seminar Mossman 102 Dr. Ernest Brothers, Associate Dean, The Graduate School
June 13, 5-6pm House Cup Challenge: Photo Scavenger Hunt Vol Hall
June 15, 2pm & 3pm Planetarium Visit Nielsen Physics Building
June 25, 9-11am Responsible Conduct of Research Seminar Mossman 102 Dr. Sarah Pruett, Research Integrity Compliance & Dr. Holly Mercer, Associate Dean for Scholarly Communication & Research Services
June 27, 9-10am How to Create an Effective Research Poster Seminar Mossman 102 Dr. Virginia Stormer, Assistant Director, Honors & Scholars
June 29, all day Dollywood Day Pigeon Forge, TN
July 2, all day ORNL Tour Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN
July 9, 9-10am Graduate School Applications and Funding Seminar Mossman 102 Dr. Ernest Brothers, Associate Dean, The Graduate School
July 11, 6-7pm Graduate School Ice Cream Social Vol Hall
July 16, 9-10am How to apply for the NSF GRFP Seminar Mossman 102 Dr. Andrew Seidler, Director, Office of National Scholarships & Fellowships
July 18, 5-6pm House Cup Challenge: Field Goal Challenge Neyland Stadium
July 23, 10-12pm Poster Session Mossman Atrium


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