Ready for the World News

UT’s Work with Refugees Being Highlighted in National Competition

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.

Time to Submit Items for Ready for the World Spring Passport

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.

Buon appetito! Ready for the World Café Serves Cuisine of Northern Italy

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.

Ready for the World Café Serves up a Taste of Jolly Old England

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.

UT’s “Do Deutsch!” Events Continue October 10-14

“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.

Willkommen! Ready for the World Café Goes German on October 11

The Ready for the World Café will offer a culinary Oktoberfest on October 11 with a four-course, authentic German luncheon. 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.

Take a Break and Explore UT’s History

What role did UT President Andy Holt play in fully integrating the university? Take some time out of your busy day to learn more about the years leading up to desegregation at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Oooh La La: Ready for the World Café Offers French Cuisine on Sept. 27

Next week, foodies can enjoy French cuisine without leaving the UT Knoxville campus. The Ready for the World Café opens for business September 27 as a weekly, full-service, fine-dining experience with international themes. It will operate in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive.

UT Knoxville Students Impact African Community

Most college students spend their summers lazing around their parents’ house or taking a couple classes, but Jennifer Smith helped change the world. Smith, a senior Russian language and global studies major from Maryville, along with three other UT Knoxville students, spent seven weeks of their summer volunteering in Uganda with Nourish International.

Ready for the World Café to Offer Lunch Series in UT Visitors Center

The Ready for the World Café is going on the road and changing its operation this fall. The café will no longer operate in the Hermitage Room of the University Center. Rather, it will operate in the UT Visitors Center, 2712 Neyland Drive, as a weekly, full-service, fine-dining experience with international themes.