Center for International Education News

WBIR Showcases International House Photo Exhibit

UT’s international students were challenged to take a photo that offers a snapshot of their home countries. The exercise culminated in a photo exhibit currently on display at the International House. WBIR-TV Channel 10 featured the exhibit.

UT Celebrates Thirty-First Annual International Festival

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The Center for International Education is hosting its annual International Education Week today through Friday with events that celebrate the diverse culture on campus and showcase the university’s global initiatives.

Peer Advisors Will Share Their Stories at Study Abroad Fair

Last year, Chelsea Raschke and Mona’ King took their studies at UT to a new latitude and longitude. Raschke spent the spring semester of 2013 taking classes in Spain. King spent the fall semester of 2012 studying in China. Now peer advisors in the Programs Abroad Office, King and Raschke will share their study abroad experiences at the Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, September 25.

Chinese Students Take Sports Studies through UT Summer Program

Twenty students from China are learning about sports psychology and elite athletic performance in Knoxville this summer thanks to a partnership between UT and the Shanghai University of Sport. The group, composed of undergraduate students from the Shanghai University of Sport, arrived at UT this month and will leave August 1. The English Language Institute

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Confucius Institute Inauguration and Gala Will Be April 12

Note: Due to inclement weather concerns, Friday afternoon’s inaugural event at the International House has been moved to the first floor galleria in Hodges Library. UT’s Confucius Institute will celebrate its opening with an inauguration ceremony and gala stage show on Friday, April 12. The campus and Knoxville community are invited to both events. The Confucius Institute is a collaborative effort between the university; HANBAN, a Chinese Ministry of Education subsidiary in Beijing; and Southeast University in Nanjing, China.

Study Abroad Fair is September 26; Peer Advisors Ready to Share Their Stories

While most UT students took trips to beaches in Florida or South Carolina last spring, Mackenzie Higgins saw two of the Seven Wonders of the World. A senior in global studies and Spanish, Higgins studied at the Universidad del Salvador in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Higgins is now back at UT and working as a peer adviser in the Programs Abroad Office. She and other peer advisers will be available to talk about their experiences at the Fall 2012 Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday, September 26, in the University Center Ballroom.