The Spring 2012 Ready for the World Passports have arrived and are ready for distribution. The Passport is a calendar and guide to many of the international and intercultural events taking place on campus and in the community through the end of the academic year. Faculty may request free Passports to distribute to classes.
Ready for the World News
Nominations are now being accepted for faculty, staff, and students who have dedicated time and energy toward enhancing intercultural and international awareness among undergraduate students. The Ready for the World Citation Award will be presented at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet later in the semester.
The holiday season is an exciting time, as the semester winds down and everyone begins to think about family get-togethers. At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students come from a variety of places and backgrounds—which means they have been, or will be, celebrating in many different ways this season. Here’s a look at a few of their celebrations.
Time is winding down to submit your events, activities, speakers, and programs to be included in the Ready for the World Passport for the spring semester of the 2011–2012 academic year. Faculty, staff, and students are urged to use an electronic form to quickly and easily provide information about events related to the international and intercultural initiative.
Ready for the World Café diners won’t leave Knoxville, but they may think they’ve been transported to a café on the Mediterranean on Tuesday, November 22, as they enjoy a four-course Southern Italian meal. Lunch, which will consist of intermezzo, or small appetizer, salad, entrée, and dessert, will be served from noon to 1:00 p.m. Tickets are $12 and must be purchased in advance.
A UT Knoxville effort to help refugees from Burundi adjust to living in Knoxville is being showcased this week as one of the top higher education and community engagement projects in the nation. The project is one of four initiatives competing for the 2011 C. Peter Magrath University Community Engagement Award.
It’s time to begin submitting your events, activities, speakers, and programs to be included in the Ready for the World Passport for the spring semester of the 2011–2012 academic year. The Ready for the World Passport helps promote campus activities and initiatives, and is distributed free to students, faculty, and staff.
The Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville will take diners on a tour of Northern Italy at its luncheon on Tuesday, October 25. The Ready for the World Café is a weekly, full-service, fine-dining experience with international themes. It now operates in the UT Visitors Center.
The Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville will offer diners a taste of England on Tuesday, October 18. The Ready for the World Café is a weekly, full-service, fine-dining experience with international themes. It now operates in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive.
“Do Deutsch!,” this year’s October celebration of all things German, continues at UT Knoxville with “Do Deutsch!” Week, October 10-14. Starting in late August, a series of creativity contests were held on campus relating to the theme “German(y) in Your Life.” Each entry was to explore an element of Germany, such as its culture, its language, or its influence on America.