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The Program for Excellence & Equity in Research (PEER) is an initiative to increase the number of exceptional underrepresented students graduating with doctoral degrees in STEM disciplines at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. PEER seeks to advance a doctoral student’s competitiveness and interest in their chosen career field by offering professional development, ambitious research, and dynamic mentoring opportunities.

 


Upcoming Events for STEM Graduate Students

4th Annual Cynthia B. Peterson Poster Competition

Friday, March 2, 2018

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Big Orange STEM Saturday (BOSS)

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9am – 1:30 pm

Call for proposals – – – > Submission deadline Friday, February 2, 2018

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Upcoming Events for PEER Scholars

 SPRING 2018 CALENDAR

Thursday, February 1

  • 1st Year – Walters Life Sciences M401
    • Designing and Delivering a Scientific Poster
    • Facilitator:  Tessa Burch-Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor of BCMB
  • 2nd Year – Walters Life Sciences M415
    • Introduction to R Programming Language
    • Facilitator: Sarah Cooper, Ph.D. Candidate, Genome Science & Technology

Thursday, February 8

  • Year 1 & 2 – 127 Hodges Library
    • Introduction to Endnote
    • Facilitator:  Jeanine Williamson, University Libraries

Thursday, February 15

  • Year 1 & 2 – Claxton Building 205 & 206
    • PEERing-Out – SECME, Robertsville Middle School
    • 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
    • Facilitator:  Sekeenia Haynes
  • Submit Abstracts for Cynthia B. Peterson Poster Competition to peer@utk.edu

Thursday, February 22

  • ALL PEER – Walters Life Sciences M401
    • Reading Scientific Publications
    • Facilitator:  Jennifer Schweitzer, Ph.D., Associate Professor & Associate Head of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology


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