Student@Tennessee for January 16, 2014

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Student Health Center Offers Tips for Avoiding and Treating the Flu

With news about several cases of the flu throughout Tennessee this month, the staff of the Student Health Center wants to remind you of tips for avoiding and helping treat the flu. Take a moment to read over the tips here.


Disability Task Force to Develop Ideas for More Accessible Campus

Students Michael Ariale, Lindsay Lee, and Joshua Smith have been selected to sit on the Disability Task Force, where they will work with faculty and staff task force members to develop ideas to enhance accessibility and inclusivity of our campus for people with disabilities.

Microsoft Office ProPlus Now Available for Students

Students are now able to download and install Microsoft Office ProPlus desktop applications at no additional cost because of UT's enterprise agreement with Microsoft.



Going to the Sochi Olympics?

We want to know if you are traveling to Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics February 6 through 23. Whether you’re participating in or watching the games, we’d like to hear from you. Your story may be featured in an upcoming publication. 


LeaderShape Institute Applications Available

The LeaderShape® Institute is an intensive and energizing six-day program, May 10 through 15. The institute is committed to producing extraordinary results in an organization while also helping college students to develop a commitment to lead with a high level of integrity. 

Join the Student Alumni Associates

Student Alumni Associates is looking for new members! The group focuses on building strong ties between students and alumni. Their open house will be held at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Tyson Alumni House.


Tennessee Journalist Seeking Writers and Photographers

The Tennessee Journalist, an online news site for UT's School of Journalism, is looking for writers for news, sports, arts and culture, and features, as well as photographers. Interested students do not have to be a journalism major. Tennessee Journalist has meetings every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Communications Building Room 246B.


On-Campus Opportunities

English Language Institute Conversation Partners Program

The English Language Institute is seeking volunteers to serve in its spring Conversation Partners program. Partners meet on a weekly basis with ELI international students to help them practice English conversation. 

Out and about in Knoxville

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Internship

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is looking for a web/social media intern to promote the foundation's spring Walk for the Cure events. Contact Erin Cagney.


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MLK Day of Celebration

Monday, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m., UC Auditorium 
The event is set to celebrate the life and contributions of Martin Luther King Jr. Mary Frances Berry will be the featured speaker. For over four decades, she has been one of the most recognized and respected voices in our nation's civil rights, gender equality, and social justice agendas. 

Civil Rights Today: The Evolution of Activism

Tuesday, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., College of Law Room 132
A dynamic panel discussion in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Panelists include Gordon Bonnyman, co-founder, Tennessee Justice Center; Avon Rollins, former director, Beck Cultural Exchange Center; Cassie Watters, union organizer, United Campus Workers; and Estefania Chavez, third-year student at UT College of Law.

BOSS Dance Company Spring Showcase

Friday, 7:30 p.m., Clarence Brown Theatre, $5
The BOSS Dance Company will present its fourth annual spring showcase highlighting tap, hip hop, ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz dance. 

Dates & Deadlines

January 17: Last day to add, change grading options, or drop without a "W" (full-term courses)
January 20: MLK holiday (no classes, residence halls remain open)

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