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The Perks of Going Abroad During Your College Career

Studying, interning, or researching abroad is one of the most life changing experiences you can have as a student. The opportunity to learn, grow and live in a different country and experience a different culture is incredibly eye-opening.

UT to Host Director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art Oct. 4

Johnnetta Cole, director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.

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 take place in the Grand Pavilion Ballroom.

Leading Water Resource Expert Jerad Bales to Speak at UT

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Jerad Bales, one of the world’s leading water resource experts, will address growing concerns and issues related to water availability, challenges, and safety at at 3:30 p.m. Monday, September 26 in Room 410 of the John D. Tickle Engineering Building. The event is free and open to the public.

Students Fluent in Foreign Languages Land Impressive Internships

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Xylina Marshall, who graduated in May, is honing her Italian skills by participating in the VoluntarItaly program in Northern Italy. Marshall is one of nine students from UT’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures’ Language and World Business program who are getting hands-on experience in business while applying their foreign language skills in internships this summer.

Letters from China: Visiting Museums and Landmarks, Saying Goodbye to New Friends

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Twenty-eight faculty, staff, and students took Big Orange Country to China through an English immersion camp—and the UT community has been following along over the past two weeks. Lola Alapo, public relations specialist in the Office of Communications and Marketing, sent back reports about the group’s adventures.