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Welcome from the Director


Welcome to the Program for Excellence & Equity in Research (PEER) at UT site.  It is a pleasure to offer you this source of information for PEER happenings.  Here you can check on upcoming PEER events (Workshops, Student Symposium, etc.), program updates, student profiles, and much more.

The Program for Excellence and Equity in Research is designed for outstanding students from underrepresented groups in the STEM, who are joining a graduate program at UT. PEER provides its scholars with a competitive fellowship and additional professional and scientific training opportunities with the support of an extended mentoring network. The PEER program includes faculty members from STEM graduate programs at UTK who value and embrace diversity and  is supported by a staff committed to PEER scholars’ success. As the Director, I invite you to learn more about the exciting research opportunities available at UT, a premier research institution, and the unique environment and opportunities offered by PEER.

If you have questions or need more information about PEER or any PEER-related developments, please feel free to contact us.

Best Wishes,alexandre_3807

Gladys Alexandre, Principal Investigator and Director

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