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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Seventy-three students at UT Knoxville — all of whom will be studying abroad during the spring semester — have received $1,000 study-abroad scholarships funded by an international education 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.
One of India’s most respected holy men will speak at the Baker Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, on Friday, Nov. 6, as part of his 10th visit to the U.S. Sri Viswayogi Viswamjee will lecture on “Vision 2020: Peace & Unity, a New World Reality.” The talk will begin at 7 p.m. in the Toyota Auditorium. A reception begins at 6:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public.