With the onset of the summer months and the associated poor air quality days, Knoxville Area Transit has announced that rides on all routes will be fare-free when air quality forecasts for Knoxville reach Orange level or higher. The “T” campus bus service is free every day.
Twelve faculty and staff members from China are participating in a short-term language and culture program at UT’s English Language Institute. The group from Sichuan University of Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China, arrived at UT on June 7 and will stay on campus through June 22.
Many experts say kids should be allowed to read pretty much whatever they want in summer. Richard Allington, a professor in theory and practice in teacher education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and an expert on reading, tells The Washington Post how parents should choose summer reading material for children.