The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, recently helped promote the state of Tennessee as a destination for international students by co-hosting a webinar for international academic advisors as part of the US Department of State’s annual EducationUSA Forum.
A record-breaking number of UT students have been selected for the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during summer 2019.
For the second year, the Center for International Education has partnered with the Council on International Education Exchange to provide free passports to students in an effort to increase their opportunities to study abroad.
Hiroyuki Kobayashi, consul general of Japan in Nashville, gave a public lecture on US–Japan relations at UT’s Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy this past Tuesday.
UT signed on to the Declaration on University Global Engagement, a joint effort of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities.
Attend the 2018 Global Experiences Conference! It’s a free event open to all who have an interest in international and intercultural experiences.
Jody Olsen, the US Peace Corps director, will welcome UT as a Peace Corps Prep school and speak about the importance of Peace Corps engagement and partnerships with universities.
When Gretchen Neisler, the new vice provost for international affairs, got her first work assignment to travel abroad—to Mali—she had to check a map to figure out where she was headed.
A record-setting 17 UT students received Gilman Scholarships during the 2017–18 academic year.
A faculty-directed summer program in Italy for UT engineering students has been named a finalist for a national award.
UT has been named a Peace Corps Prep Partner School. The program enhances student’s undergraduate experience by preparing them for international development fieldwork and potential Peace Corps service.
Twenty students from Argentina are exploring life at UT during their country’s summer vacation through a program sponsored by the United States–Argentina Fulbright Commission in Buenos Aires.