Center for International Education News

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.

UT Students Receive Scholarships for Study Abroad and Research

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.

Spiritual Humanist from India to Speak at UT’s Baker Center

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.

Study Abroad Fair on Sept. 30 Will Offer World of Opportunities

For UT Knoxville students, and hundreds of others, study abroad is a challenging, exciting — often life-changing — experience. Students interested in studying abroad are invited to attend the Study Abroad Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 30 in the University Center ballroom. Those attending the fair will find information on summer, semester and yearlong programs.