Ready for the World News

Civil Rights Class is Hitting the Road This Mini-Term

The civil rights movement of the 1960s was started and perpetuated by college students who risked their safety and even their lives for the cause. History professor Cynthia Fleming is taking her UT students back to the scene of these events to revisit history through firsthand accounts.

Last Week to Submit Items for Ready for the World Spring Passport

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.

Submitting RFTW Passport Items Now Easier

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. UT Knoxville 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.

Thanks for Submitting RFTW Passport Events!

Many of your fellow UT faculty, staff and students have submitted events, activities, speakers and programs to be included in the 2009-2010 Ready for the World Passport. The submission deadline has passed, but we may be able to add a few last-minute items if time and space allow.

Two UT Students Head to Ecuador for Research and Volunteer Work

Two UT seniors are heading to Ecuador this week to help preserve the environment and assist the local people. Erin Anzalone, a studio art major from Franklin, and her boyfriend, Ian Ware, an ecology and evolutionary biology major from Collierville, have found a way to travel and spend the summer together — while at the same time doing academic research and volunteer work.

Submitting Items for Passport Now Easier

Submitting your events, activities, speakers and programs to be included in the 2009-2010 Ready for the World Passport just got easier! Faculty, staff and students are urged to use a new electronic form to quickly and easily provide information about events related to the international and intercultural initiative.

Jazz CD Recorded at UT Wins South African Music Award

A music CD recorded on campus in 2004 and 2005 and released last year by Zim Ngqawana, the UT School of Music’s 2004 African artist-in-residence, has won the South African Music Award for “Best Traditional Jazz Album.”

Send Info Now for 2009-2010 Ready for the World Passport

This summer, the fall semester 2009-2010 Ready for the World Passport will be compiled and printed. In order to produce the Passport in time for fall distribution, information about your unit’s fall programs is needed by May 29.

Help Smokey Make It Around The World!

With the academic year drawing to a close, and summer travels beckoning, it’s the perfect time for Smokey to make one final plea for help in completing his worldwide trek. To date, Smokey has visited all seven continents, 46 states and the District of Columbia. The only states he still needs to visit are Nebraska, Louisiana, Iowa and Mississippi. While photos from any place are still welcome, photos from these four states are needed to complete Smokey’s trip.