Student@Tennessee for January 21, 2014

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Where Do My Student Fee Dollars Go?

This month, we’ll break down how your money is spent on programs and services, facilities, and technology. Take a moment to learn more about the facilities fee here.


Strong Hall Renovation and Expansion Begins

Work began earlier this month on turning the vacant Strong Hall into a large and modern science class and laboratory facility. The two-year project marks the first big step in addressing UT's need for general class and laboratory space. 

WBIR Olympics Opening Ceremony Torch Relay

Want to be a part of an Olympic torch bearer relay in celebration of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics? UT students can join the celebration on February 6. The 14-mile relay winds through Knoxville with the final runner carrying the torch to the WBIR studios. Sign up to participate here.


Spring Reminders from One Stop

There are several things to keep in mind as the semester gets underway. One Stop has compiled a list to help make sure everything goes smoothly this spring.

Meet Students from Around the World in Friendship Program

The Friendship Program pairs you with a same-gender international student to build a friendship. The program hopes to make students feel at home in a country other than their own. The program requires only a one-hour commitment each week. Apply by January 24. 

Jobs & Internships

Camp Boggy Creek Counselor Summer Internship

Spend a summer in Florida enriching the lives of children who have chronic and life-threatening illnesses by creating camping experiences that are empowering and fun. Previous camping experience or medical knowledge are not necessary. E-mail for more information.

National Football League Summer Internship Program

The NFL's summer internship program provides participants a rare glimpse into the league's playbook of business strategies. Interns will explore all aspects of the business through speaker presentations, mentoring relationships, and networking opportunities. Apply online at Hire-A-VOL.

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


Join the League of Women Voters Citizens Academy

The League of Women Voters strives to increase government participation and influence public policy through education and advocacy. The league will host a Citizens Academy focusing on running for local and state elections, hosting local officials and candidates lending their knowledge of the campaign process. 

Get Involved with the Central Program Council

The Central Program Council is a great way to get involved on campus. Whether you are interested in music, entertainment, issues, feminism, art, culture, or UT traditions, there is a committee to interest most any student. Applications due by 5:00 p.m. January 28.

Sorority Panhellenic Spring Recruitment Registration Open

Registration is open now for Sorority Panhellenic Spring Recruitment. Recruitment will take place at 6:00 p.m. January 29. If you have questions, contact UT Panhellenic Recruitment

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Perfect January day and my new favorite in-between classes reading spot via @oldladyriver

See You There

Tennessee Running Club Informational Meeting

Tuesday and Wednesday 7:00 p.m., TRECS Room 227
The club aims to offer physical exercise, team membership, and a competitive running experience to all UT students interested in improving their running ability. All paces and abilities welcome.

Oxfam America Club 2014 Kickoff Meeting

Wednesday, 5:00 p.m., Humanities Building, Room 55
Oxfam America is a global organization working to solve poverty, hunger, and injustice. Join the club for an information session about how students can get involved. 

Project VEGGIE Meeting

Wednesday, 6:00 p.m., Humanities Building, Room 71
Project VEGGIE manages a sustainable community garden on campus for students. Learn more about projects and plans in store this semester.

Undergraduate Research Institute Information Session

Wednesday, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., UC Room 225
Join the Educational Advancement Program to discuss the Undergraduate Research Institute. Learn about research experience in various disciplines, mentorships, research conference attendance, and career networking opportunities.

Dress for Success Career Services Clothing Closet

Thursday and Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Career Services, Dunford Hall
Preparing for upcoming career fairs and need professional attire? Career Services will host a Clothing Closet with free professional clothing donated by the UT community available for students.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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

For more news and updates, visit the UT Current Students page.

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