Mark Bryant, who has worked at various universities and traveled the world, has been named the new director of the International House at UT Knoxville. Bryant, who will also serve as an assistant director for UT’s Center for International Education, has twenty years of experience in higher education student affairs.
UT Knoxville retail students starting Tuesday, September 20, will promote a variety of shirt styles they’ve designed for Walgreens as part of a competition that gives them real-world experience in developing and marketing new products. Five teams of students, through the Walgreens Volprentice Challenge, will set up their merchandise displays at partner Knoxville-area stores.
In recognition of the University of Tennessee’s fiftieth anniversary of undergraduate integration, the Life of the Mind panel discussion to be held Tuesday, September 20, will focus on “The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks: A Celebration of Fifty Years of African American and Minority Achievement.” The event, which is free and open to the public, will
Most college students spend their summers lazing around their parents’ house or taking a couple classes, but Jennifer Smith helped change the world. Smith, a senior Russian language and global studies major from Maryville, along with three other UT Knoxville students, spent seven weeks of their summer volunteering in Uganda with Nourish International.
Azizah al-Hibri, a professor at the T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, Virginia, an expert on women’s rights and Islam, will speak at UT Knoxville on September 21 and 22. Wednesday’s lecture, “Arabic Civilization and the Founding Fathers: A Fresh Examination,” is free and open to the public. Thursday’s lecture, “Islam, Liberty, and
Honors and awards for UT Knoxville faculty and graduate students.