The Life of the Mind Committee invites faculty, staff, students and others to nominate a book as next year’s reading selection for first-year students. Life of the Mind is a common reading experience for all first-year students that gives them their first taste of academic life at UT Knoxville. The book is to be used
The Student Success Center’s “sophoMORE: the 2nd-Year Experience” is a student-success initiative that focuses on engaging second-year students in conversations concerning their degree progress as well as academic and co-curricular activities that enrich and enhance their undergraduate experience. The semester’s first sophoMORE seminar takes place Wednesday, Sept. 29.
UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy is working with the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., to host the U.S.-European Summit on Science, Technology, Innovation and Sustainable Economic Growth.
StoryCorps, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to recording, preserving and sharing the stories of Americans from all backgrounds and beliefs, will visit Knoxville from Oct. 7 to Nov. 13 as part of its cross-country MobileBooth tour. Partnering with WUOT 91.9 FM, UT Knoxville’s NPR station, StoryCorps’ MobileBooth will be parked in Market Square to record
More than one-third of teens report being “harassed” via cell phones, e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, chat rooms, blog postings or the Internet over the course of a recent school year. Professor David Dupper of the College of Social Work at UT Knoxville said these alarming statistics indicate “cyberbullying” and “cyberstalking” are on the rise.