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website, The Diplomacy Lab, launched by Secretary of State John Kerry in 2013, “enables the State Department to ‘course-source’ research and innovation related to foreign policy by harnessing the efforts of students and faculty at universities across the country.”

Millicent’s work focused on gender-based violence in India, because she is very passionate about the rights of women and girls. She proposed using social media and other creative platforms to encourage community engagement. Her policy proposal was titled, He, for She, for Delhi.

Millicent is hoping to use this win as a platform for future work … Read more “Graduate Student, Millicent Smith, Won a National Competition!”

Heisman Watch column on

“It’s called Heisman Watch, which is exactly what it sounds like: I rank the field’s Heisman contenders based on each week’s performances,” Ellis said in an e-mail to Dr. Elizabeth Hendrickson about the column.

In addition to writing the column, which will appear every Monday, Ellis will have the opportunity to travel to the Heisman Award ceremony in New York City in December and will be asked to submit his vote for the award.

Ellis graduated from the University of Tennessee … Read more “Alumnus Spotlight: Zac Ellis takes over Heisman Watch column on”

Society for Neuroscience, (the professional society for neurosurgeons, neurologists, and neuroscientists), has chosen Emma Macmillan as one of two students nationally for their Science Journalism Student Award, which includes an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. in November to cover their annual scientific conference, under the mentorship of a noted medical-science writer. Further information about this honor and previous winners can be found here.

Macmillan is currently employed by ORNL and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education and is preparing for graduate study in science writing.

“Emma’s  skill, dedication, and spirit have always been outstanding. This … Read more “JEM graduate Emma Macmillan recognized by the Society for Neuroscience”