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

Submit your abstract for the 2017 National Conference on Undergraduate Research

The 2017 National Conference on Undergraduate Research will be held April 6-8, 2017, at the University of Memphis. This event showcases the best in undergraduate research and the creative and performing arts. It is an important opportunity to present your work in front of a diverse, national audience. The call for abstracts and submissions is open until December 2, but space for UTC students is limited. Make sure to submit your application early! Please

September 2016 Submissions and Awards

Greetings, Please join me in commending UTC faculty and staff who have received awards or submitted proposals for sponsored programs in August 2016. These projects are also listed on the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs’ blog.  Best regards, Meredith Funded Proposals (9/1/2016 – 9/30/2016) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $2,908,798 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Twyler Boykin, Project Director of Upward Bound Math

August 2016 Submissions & Awards

Greetings, Please join me in commending UTC faculty and staff who have received awards or submitted proposals for sponsored programs in August 2016. These projects are also listed on the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs’ blog.  Best regards, Meredith Funded Proposals (8/1/2016 – 8/30/2016) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $1,078,103 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Feng Bao, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, has been

July 2016 Submissions & Awards

Greetings, Please join me in commending UTC faculty and staff who have received awards or submitted proposals for sponsored programs in January 2016. These projects are also listed on the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs’ blog.  Best regards, Meredith   Funded Proposals (7/1/2016 – 7/30/2016) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $250,017 in external grant and contract awards: Dr. Stuart Benkert, Director of Complete College Tracking

NSF Funding Opportunities – Fall 2016

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC) – Oct 19, 2016 The SaTC program welcomes proposals that address cybersecurity and privacy, and draw on expertise in one or more of these areas: computing, communication and information sciences; engineering; economics; education; mathematics; statistics; and social and behavioral sciences.   Computing and Communication Foundations (CCF): Core Programs – Oct 19, 2016 Computing and Communication Foundations advances computing and communication theory, algorithms for computer

2016 SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) – Deadline Sept. 9th

UPDATE: Deadline for registration is Sept. 9th, so make sure you enter while there is still time! As part of the Southern Conference Academic Exchange, Wofford College will host the first SoCon Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) on Oct. 28-29, 2016. The forum will feature students and faculty from the 10 Southern Conference institutions presenting their research projects in all disciplines of the Arts, Humanities and STEM. The event will

2017 THEC Improving Teacher Quality Grant RFP

Attention educators: The Tennessee Higher Education Commission is now accepting proposals for its 2017 Improving Teacher Quality grant program! The ITQ program looks for professional development projects that focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), English Language Arts and Social Studies for middle and high school grades, and will award 20 projects up to $75,000. The recommended notice of interest date is August 31st – the form to submit your notice is

Resetting Passwords on FastLane/Research.gov

On Monday, August 1, NSF will implement a more convenient and secure process for resetting NSF passwords. NSF awardees and proposers will no longer be able to reach out to Sponsored Projects Offices (SPO) to reset their passwords on both FastLane and Research.gov; instead, they can reset their own password. Please note that this implementation was rescheduled from Monday, July 25, due to a power outage which caused all

May & June 2016 Submissions and Awards

Funded Proposals (05/1/2016 – 06/30/2016) CONGRATULATIONS! The following UTC faculty and staff recently attracted $2,014,286 in external grant and contract awards: Ms. Belinda Brownlee, Program Director for Upward Bound, has been awarded $302,271 from the US Department of Education for the Upward Bound program through 2016-2017. This is the continuation of a five-year grant originally awarded in 2012, which helps Upward Bound to identify low-income and potential first generation