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2017 CRISP Award Recipients

The Collaborative Research Initiative for Sponsored Projects (CRISP) program stimulates collaborative sponsored research at UTC by providing resources to investigational teams of UTC faculty to build research capacity, create internal and external research collaborations, and establish multi-disciplinary research teams. The primary goal of this program is to enhance faculty members’ ability to submit competitive research proposals and successfully secure funding from external sources. Congratulations to the 2017 recipients of the

Posters at the Capitol application now open!

Every February, undergraduate researchers from across the State of Tennessee convene at the State Capitol to share their projects with state legislators. In its 12th year, this event provides students access to state leaders. Space is limited:  UTC is able to send 7 undergraduates to the event this year. If you wish to be considered for participation, please fill out your application information. Applications for the February 2017 event are

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July 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (7/1/2013- 7/31/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $294,075 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. David Aborn, Associate Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, attracted $3,500 from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for year two of a Saw-whet owl population research project in South Cherokee National Forest. The study provides information about the population and distribution of this poorly understood species, which

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June 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals(6/1/2013 – 6/30/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $299,398 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, attracted $15,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts for a case study to answer the research question, “What are the traits of quality in-school arts education programs in nine Southeastern states?”

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May 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (5/1/2013 – 5/31/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $916,314 in external grant and contract awards:   Ms. Belinda Brownlee, Director of Upward Bound, secured $286,462 from the U.S. Department of Education to continue the work of Upward Bound during the 2013-2014 academic year.  Upward Bound provides supplemental academic assistance, educational and career guidance, and cultural enrichment activities to help participating students develop the

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April 2013 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (4/1/2013- 4/30/2013) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $294,075 in external grant and contract awards:   Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, secured support for two arts residencies at Battle Academy.  The first proposal requested $1,200 for a bookmaking residency with third graders, and the second requested $675 for a Sandcasting residency with

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March 2013 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (3/1/13 – 3/31/13) CONGRATULATIONS The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $713,085 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Jeffery Elwell, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Dr. Jonathan Yeager, Maclellan Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, collaborated with the UTC Development Office to secure $50,000 from the Maclellan Foundation. Maclellan Foundation support will enhance UTC’s religious studies curriculum. College of Arts and

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January & February 2013 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (1/1/13 – 2/28/13) CONGRATULATIONS The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $448,339 in external grant and contract awards:   Dr. David Aborn, Associate Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, attracted $7,000 from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to research the Saw-whet owl population in South Cherokee National Forest. The study will provide information about the population and distribution of this poorly understood species, which is

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December 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (12/1/12 – 12/31/12) CONGRATULATIONS The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $27,750 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Loren Hayes, Assistant Professor of Biology, Geology and Environmental Sciences, secured $15,000 from the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga for a collaborative educational program that integrates biological research with STEM education, community outreach, and international projects. The project also will involve the UTC College of Engineering, UTeaChattanooga,

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November 2012 Submissions and Awards

FUNDED PROPOSALS: (11/1/2012- 11/30/2012) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $231,794 in external grant and contract awards: Mr. Joel Baxley, Director of Visual Art Education at UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts, secured $1,200 from the Hamilton County Department of Education for a Visual Arts Residency at Battle Academy. Mr. Baxley will lead second grade students in developing mini-installations.   Dr. Beth Crawford, Assistant

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