A member of the Programs Abroad Office and an International Student Exchange Programs representative will host walk-in sessions to answer questions about the program and walk through the application process from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, January 28.
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Christopher Allen, Lindha Guerrero, and Walter Williams are three of approximately 800 American undergraduate students from 355 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study or intern abroad during the spring 2016 academic term.
Later this month, the Haslam College of Business will take eighteen first-year business students to study abroad in Cuba. The program, led by George Drinnon and Andrew Seidler in the college’s undergraduate programs office, will take students to Havana December 11–19.
Sophomore Boot Camp is a mini-conference exclusively for second-year students held January 12, 2016. Registering allows you access to sophomore-specific programming including searching for internships, studying abroad, writing resumes, accessing scholarships and fellowships, preparing for graduate school and more.
UT students Emma Zijlstra and Jacob Cecil have been awarded the school’s first International Research Opportunities Program scholarships through the Office of Undergraduate Research.
The university launched a pilot online service-learning program this summer with three students traveling to Costa Rica for learning, adventure, and exploration.
The Center for International Education is hosting its annual International Education Week today through Friday with events that celebrate the diverse culture on campus and showcase the university’s global initiatives.
After graduating from UT on Saturday, Olivia Bradley will fly 7,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean and drive six hours through Uganda to start her career in a small East African town.
For many college students, the week after graduation signals an opportunity to travel. For a lucky few, that might even include a trip abroad. For a group of Department of Nuclear Engineering students, it means both a chance to head to Europe and the opportunity of a lifetime. Led by assistant professors Ondrej Chvala and Eric Lukosi, the nine students are in Prague, Czech Republic, spending time with their counterparts at Czech Technical University and even taking a trip to the uranium mine in Roznika.
Anna-Claire Daniels, a senior studying social work, was one of nine UT students who went to northern Uganda for five weeks last summer for the Gulu Study and Service Abroad Program. She returned to Uganda over winter break—on her own dime—to continue her work helping recovering addicts incarcerated in Gulu Prison. After observing the program, she realized a problem many of the inmates were facing—they couldn’t read the English materials in front of them.