WBIR Channel 10 highlighted UT’s Educators Hall of Honor, which recognizes educators who have significantly influenced students’ lives. The induction ceremony took place this week and recognized educators including renowned poet Nikki Giovanni and six others. The station interviewed Giovanni in downtown Knoxville. Watch it here. Other media outlets also featured the hall of honor, including the Tennessean.
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Holocaust survivor Henry A. Fribourg will speak at UT on Saturday, March 28.
Renowned poet Nikki Giovanni and six other educators will be inducted into the Educators Hall of Honor class of 2015 on Thursday, March 26.
Celebrating the Spirit of Tennessee will be held at 6:00 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in downtown Knoxville.
UT’s graduate programs in nuclear engineering, supply chain management, and clinical law training are in the top ten among all public universities in the nation, according to the 2016 U.S. News and World Report graduate rankings released today.
Employers place a high value on collegiate leadership experience transferring to the workforce—and UT is helping students develop and hone these skills through the new leadership studies minor to be offered starting this fall.
The Ready for the World Café kicks off its spring season February 26 with a tour of Italy. Reservations are now being taken for the seven luncheons, which will run through April 23.
Kathy Kidd, associate director of the UT Early Learning Center for Research and Practice, offers these suggestions for helping children learn to be thankful and cheerful in the midst of the holiday rush.
Laurence Evans arrived in the United States via Cardiff, Wales, with just $60 in his pocket. Along the way, he worked on a cruise ship and then in the casino business before finding his way to Tennessee and to college in 2000.
The Ready for the World Cafe concludes the fall season with Spanish fare on Thursday, December 4. The luncheon, featuring ceviche, tapas, stewed rabbit and flan, will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive.