Christopher Allen, Lindha Guerrero, and Walter Williams are three of approximately 800 American undergraduate students from 355 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the spring 2016 academic term.
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Later this month, the Haslam College of Business will take eighteen first-year business students to study abroad in Cuba. The program, led by George Drinnon and Andrew Seidler in the college’s undergraduate programs office, will take students to Havana December 11–19.
Sophomore Boot Camp is a mini-conference exclusively for second-year students held January 12, 2016. Registering allows you access to sophomore-specific programming including searching for internships, studying abroad, writing resumes, accessing scholarships and fellowships, preparing for graduate school and more.
UT students Emma Zijlstra and Jacob Cecil have been awarded the school’s first International Research Opportunities Program scholarships through the Office of Undergraduate Research.
The university launched a pilot online service-learning program this summer with three students traveling to Costa Rica for learning, adventure, and exploration.
UT and Southeast University in Nanjing, China, are hosting an English Immersion Summer Camp during the first two weeks of July 2016. This is a unique opportunity for faculty, staff, graduate and undergraduate students to work as teachers and classroom assistants in China.
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.
International students make up nearly one-third of the full-time MBA class at the Haslam College of Business, with students representing India, China, Korea, Thailand, Brazil, and Ukraine. This percentage marks an all-time high for the program.
After graduating from UT on Saturday, Olivia Bradley will fly 7,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and drive six hours through Uganda to start her career in a small East African town.
UT has been chosen to participate in a new program designed to expand partnerships between universities in the United States and Norway.