Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, will speak at the Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park at 6 p.m. Tuesday, October 4, as part of the Billie Grace Goodrich Distinguished Lecture Series sponsored by UT’s College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences. Cole’s lecture, “The Case for Diversity and Inclusion,” will
Scripps Networks Interactive human resources executive Alaka Williams will deliver the keynote address for the College of Communication and Information’s seventh annual Diversity and Inclusion Week, September 26-29.
The UT Confucius Institute gave East Tennesseans a taste of Chinese culture through the celebration of the Moon Festival last week.
UT’s Center for Sport, Peace, and Society hosted program alumnae and coaches in Mexico recently on a mission to reach and empower more young women through the power of team sports.
Several new staff members have joined the Office of Equity and Diversity to improve our efforts to create and maintain a learning, living, and working environment free from all forms of sexual misconduct and relationship violence. The three professionals report to Jenny Richter, associate vice chancellor and campus Title IX coordinator. The team works closely
The Council for Diversity and Interculturalism invites faculty, staff, and students to attend the CDI Kickoff Program from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center Room 110.
The Pride Center is open and students are encouraged to continue to use the center for support and resources throughout the academic year.
Forty high school students from around the Southeast will practice majoring in business on the UT campus as part of the Business Education for Talented Students (BETS) program June 15–25.
Vol Fighters, the UT student veterans group, is hosting a weeklong film series beginning on Monday, April 11. The films will be shown in Room 210 of the Alumni Memorial Building.
One of the leading bodies in the push to diversify classes in STEM fields will be on display in Knoxville as the Tennessee chapter of the Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation comes to town Thursday and Friday, February 25 and 26.
The documentary film Say It Loud: Knoxville During the Civil Rights Era will be screened at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 21.
Bruce McMullen, partner in the Memphis office of Baker Donelson, will deliver the keynote address at the sixteenth annual Julian Blackshear Jr. Scholarship Gala.