Four UT students have received US Department of State Critical Language Scholarships to travel abroad and spend ten weeks studying critical-needs languages this summer.
Clinical Assistant Professors Lynn Blackburn and Karen Lasater laid the groundwork for a partnership between the UT College of Nursing and nurses in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
The Ready for the World Music Series will conclude with a celebration of musical traditions from East Asia on Sunday, April 19.
R. J. Vogt, a Haslam Scholar and senior in the College Scholars program, has won a Princeton in Asia fellowship that will allow him to spend at least a year working at a bilingual newspaper in the country of Myanmar. Vogt, of Nashville will leave in August to work at the Myanmar Times, a weekly newspaper that is transitioning to a daily. He’ll be living in Yangon, the city formerly known as Rangoon.
The dangers, intrigue and violence of medieval and early modern warfare and statecraft will be the focus of the twelfth annual Marco Symposium at UT from April 9 to 11.
UT’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media will hold its inaugural Ida B. & Beyond Conference on Thursday, March 26. The conference begins at 9:30 a.m. in UT’s Black Cultural Center, 1800 Melrose Avenue. It is open to the university community and the public.
Dom Flemons, the American Songster, will give a lecture and perform during an event co-sponsored by UT on Thursday, March 12.
The Ready for the World Café kicks off its spring season February 26 with a tour of Italy. Reservations are now being taken for the seven luncheons, which will run through April 23.
UT’s celebration of classical music from around the world continues this year with performances featuring Eastern European music on Sunday, January 11. The event will introduce works by legendary eastern European composers for small chamber ensembles.
For many, the end of football season usually means attention turns to basketball, but for more than 400 budding scientists and engineers who came to UT on Saturday it marks the start of something else: robot season.