Center for International Education News

UT Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 28 to Help Students Shape their Future

Students interested in semester, academic year, summer, and mini-term study abroad programs will have the opportunity to learn about available options at UT Knoxville’s Fall 2011 Study Abroad Fair Wednesday, September 28. International students and students who have studied abroad will be on hand to share their experiences.

200 UT Students Receive Scholarships for Study Abroad

The Center for International Education (CIE) at UT Knoxville has awarded $500 scholarships to 200 students who will be studying abroad during mini-term or summer 2011. These scholarships came from the J. Wallace and Katie Dean Endowment and the CIE Scholarship Fund, which comes from the $10-per-year fee that undergraduates pay.

106 UT Students Receive Scholarships for Study Abroad

The Center for International Education (CIE) at UT Knoxville has awarded scholarships to 106 students who will be studying abroad during spring break and during the spring semester. Six students have received $500 to study abroad during spring break; another 100 have received $1,000 scholarships to study abroad during the spring semester.

Veteran Educator Advises School Leaders as UT’s Principal-in-Residence

Betty Sue Sparks remembers when she was an elementary school principal trying to mediate between school staff, students and parents over how much noise was tolerable in the cafeteria. Now Sparks, the Cornerstone Principal in Residence at the Center for Educational Leadership at UT Knoxville, is the person area school principals and assistant principals can call upon when they need advice.

44 UT Students Receive Scholarships for Study Abroad

Forty-four students have received scholarships from Center for International Education at UT Knoxville that will help them study abroad this summer and during the 2010-11 academic year. Eight of the recipients have won W.K. McClure Scholarships for the Study of World Affairs.

Great Decisions: Bodine to Speak at UT about Yemen, Terror Threats

Barbara K. Bodine, a retired U.S. ambassador to Yemen — the reputed land of the Queen of Sheba, home of the three wisemen and burial spot of Cain and Abel — will discuss the future possibilities of the United State’s relationship with Yemen on April 28. Free and open to the public, the event will begin at 7 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.

Great Decisions: Fisman to Visit UT to Discuss Global Crime

Raymond Fisman, the Lambert Family Professor of Social Enterprise and research director of the Social Enterprise Program at Columbia (University) Business School, will be at UT Knoxville on April 6 to talk about global crime and address some of these questions.

171 UT Students Get Scholarships for Study Abroad

One hundred seventy-one students at UT Knoxville have received $500 study-abroad scholarships funded by a study-abroad fee collected from undergraduates. The $10-per-year fee, proposed by the Student Government Association and approved by the Board of Trustees, went into effect in fall of 2008.

Great Decisions: Experts Visit UT to Discuss Foreign Policy Issues

The Great Decisions Program, coordinated by the Center for International Education and funded by the Ready for the World initiative, will bring five speakers from around the country to UT Knoxville this semester to address our nation’s most pressing foreign policy issues.

UT Study Abroad Fair Opens the World to Students

Dreaming of adventure and learning something new? The UT Knoxville Study Abroad Fair may have something for you. The Study Abroad Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 27, in the University Center Ballroom. The event brings together a wealth of campus resources for students interested in taking their studies abroad.