Fall semester’s "Where is the World is Smokey?" challenge has ended. Smokey has been spotted on six continents, in 16 states and in the District of Columbia so far. Linda Beets took her Smokey picture at the Biketoberfest at Daytona Beach, Fla, last October.
"Last week, I agreed to serve as interim chancellor of the Knoxville campus because of my deep commitment to this institution and to the people that make this such a great university. I seek your support in continuing the positive momentum we’ve built over the last few years."
You may think you’ve read Knoxville-born James Agee’s "A Death in the Family," but the version available in bookstores since it was published in 1957 is not the one Agee intended us to read. Michael Lofaro has spent the last 20 years peeling back the layers of changes made by Agee’s editor.
This semester, the University of Tennessee’s Ready for the World initiative is moving forward with a strengthened team focused on promoting interculturalism.
A new Sunday series of events called Intercultural Intersections, along with lectures on topics ranging from underwater archaeology to animal mummies to sign language humor, will headline the spring semester of UT’s Ready for the World initiative.