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Top Ten Things to Know About Multicultural Student Life

Want to know more about the Office of Multicultural Student Life – based in the Black Cultural Center?  There are plenty of programs and services for all students and even more reasons just to drop in. Learn the top ten reasons to stop by and make this another place to call home on campus.

Your Artwork or Photo Mashup Can Win Cash

UT Libraries invites artists and nonartists alike to compete for cash prizes. The Student Art in the Library and Pic Spin Win contests are now accepting submissions.


Connect with Diverse Employers at Monday's Job Fair

The Diversity Job Fair connects students from different backgrounds with employers committed to diversifying their workforce. The fair is set for 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Monday in the UC Ballroom. 


Learn More About Your Major at Sophomore Step Up

Sophomores in the College of Arts and Sciences can connect with faculty and learn more about their major at Sophomore Step Up at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Thompson-Boling Arena. All who attend will receive a special gift. The first 250 students will receive a free t-shirt.

Join the United Residence Hall Council During Diversity Week

Join the United Residence Hall Council in celebrating Diversity Week next week. Enjoy a step show, play trivia with Vice Chancellor Rickey Hall, and sample cuisine from around the world. 

Jobs & Internships

ESPN and Disney Summer Internship Program
Multiple Locations
ESPN and parent company Disney are looking to fill multiple summer internship positions for the summer. The Walt Disney Company is ranked as one of the top companies to start a career and is ranked number 11 for internship opportunities for undergraduates.

Goldman Sachs Full-Time Private Wealth Management Associate
Multiple Locations
As a private wealth management associate, you will secure, develop, and manage relationships with high-net-worth individuals, families, and foundations. 

For more information on these and other jobs and internships, log in to Hire-a-VOL via MyUTK.


Promote UT's Diversity as a ME4UT Team Member

The Minority Enhancement for UT (ME4UT) team helps recruit and build relationships with multicultural students by continually promoting diversity through various programming. Applications are due by noon on February 12.

Graduate Students

Apply for Summer Graduate Student Travel Awards

The Graduate Student Senate awards funding for graduate and professional students to travel, present work, and participate at scholarly conferences and events. Click here for requirements and deadlines.

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See You There

UT Science Forum: Stories from the Secret City

Friday, Noon, Thompson-Boling Arena Room C-D
Ray Smith, Y-12 National Security Complex historian, will share stories from the Secret City. The talk will provide an overview of early Oak Ridge history, including the Y-12 National Security Complex and some Oak Ridge National Laboratory history. 

The Whipping Man

Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Carousel Theatre, $5
A wounded Jewish Confederate soldier returns to his home in Richmond only to find it ruined and abandoned – except for two former slaves, also raised in the Jewish faith. As the three men celebrate Passover, they uncover a tangle of secrets and grapple with an uncertain future brought on by the end of the Civil War.

Vols Success Seminars: Time Management & Goal Setting

Tuesday, 4:30 p.m., Black Cultural Center
Learn how to set goals and better utilize your time at the first Vol Success Seminar of the semester. This series of workshops equips students with the knowledge and resources to succeed in and out of the classroom. 

Spring Job and Internship Fair

Tuesday, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m., Thompson-Boling Arena
Don't miss this opportunity to connect with more than 170 potential employers at one time. The fair brings corporate employers, government agencies, and nonprofits who are seeking students and alumni for jobs and internships. The event is for all majors and degree levels. 

East Tennessee Chinese New Year Festival

Sunday, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., Alumni Memorial Building
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a variety show full of Chinese dancing, music, singing, and martial arts. Special guest and professional acrobat Jui Wei will perform.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

Visit the UT Event Calendar for more events and activities on campus.

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