June 13, 2016

Bringing String Music Education to Tanzania

Hillary Herndon, associate professor in the School of Music and a Community Engagement Incentive Grant winner, along with some of her students, have begun their summer collaborating with local administrators and teachers at a school in Moshi, Tanzania, to introduce children to string instruments. Learn more from the project's Facebook page. Read more...

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Community Invited to Gathering Today at Hodges Library
The Pride Center Ambassadors are hosting a gathering of healing, support, and peace at 6:00 p.m. today in Hodges Library in response to the attack on a nightclub that killed more than fifty people and wounded fifty-three more in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning, the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Licensed therapists, counselors, clergy, and Center for Health Education and Wellness staff will be at tonight's gathering to help those in need. Read more...
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Diversity Task Force to Hold Pride Center Forum

The Faculty Senate established its Diversity Task Force to focus on diversity and inclusion issues affecting faculty roles and the well-being of the university community, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The Faculty Senate Diversity Task Force is holding an open forum on the Pride Center from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Friday, June 17, in Hodges Library auditorium. Read more...

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Share Fresh Produce Through the Grow More, Give More Program
In a post for the Work Healthy UT blog, Carrera Romanini, Institute of Agriculture AgResearch communications coordinator, explains the Grow More, Give More program, an Institute of Agriculture and Society of St. Andrew service project. Grow More, Give More brings fresh, local produce to people in need. Some of the organizations that have received GMGM donations include Knoxville Area Rescue Ministries, Love Kitchen, Salvation Army, and Samaritan Place. Read more...
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Professor, Students Led Nuclear Security Writing Workshop for African Scientists, Policy Makers
A faculty member and three students recently led a writing workshop for African nuclear engineers, scientists, and policy makers. Russ Hirst, an associate professor of English, and three students traveled to Accra, Ghana, at the invitation of the African Centre for Science and International Security. Read more...
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Communications Student Lands Internship with Seacrest Studios
Communication Studies student Amelia Young will be spending her summer interning at Seacrest Studios in Vanderbilt Children's Hospital. The studios, part of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, are now in children's hospitals around the country and give hospitalized children and teens an opportunity to experience radio, television, and new media. Young and her team will help run the studio. Young, a former patient of Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, also will host a radio show and work with patients and celebrity guests. Read more...
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Flags on Campus Are at Half-Staff Through Sunset Thursday in Honor of Victims of the Orlando Attack Read more...
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Events
Qualtrics Web Survey Design 1, 10:00 a.m. Tuesday Read more...
Farmers Market, 4:00–7:00 p.m. Wednesday Read more...
Night at the McClung Family Sleepover, 7:00 p.m. Friday Read more...

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