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RecycleMania Returns to Campus for Big Competitions and Prizes

RecycleMania returns for its ninth annual competition to promote waste reducation around campus. UT wants to win this year's friendly competition against 423 other schools, including ten SEC schools.  

Learn how your student organization or residence hall can create a team and win prizes through March 29.

Nominate an Outstanding Senior for UT's Highest Student Honor

The Torchbearer award recognizes academic achievement and outstanding commitment to others and their community. Nomination deadline is February 17.



Design a Charles Darwin-Themed Book Cover for Prizes

Students can compete for prizes for Darwin Day 2014 by designing a cover for The Origin of Species that depicts one of Charles Darwin's ideas. Students may use handmade or digital techniques for the cover; however, recreations of existing covers will be disqualified. Deadline for entries is midnight on February 5. Submit here

Jobs & Internships

US Department of the Interior Summer Legal Internship
Washington, DC
Join the mission to protect America's treasures and offer access to our nation's natural and cultural heritage. Provide wise stewardship of energy and mineral resources, foster sound use of land and water resources, and conserve and protect fish and wildlife. 

Federal Bureau of Investigation Honors Internship Program
Washington, DC
The FBI is accepting applications for its 2014 Honors Internship Program until tomorrow. The program runs from June 1 to August 9 and is a valuable opportunity for college students to work alongside special agents, intelligence analysts, and professional staff while gaining valuable career experience. Open to all majors.

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


Intramural Indoor Soccer and Ultimate Frisbee Registration Open

Registration for the Indoor Soccer League and Ultimate Frisbee League will begin tomorrow. Men's, women's, and coed leagues will be offered for both sports. Registration closes February 10.

Graduate Students

First-Year Studies Graduate Teaching Assistantship

First Year Programs is seeking a year-long graduate teaching assistant. The position will assist with First-Year Studies 100 and 101 classes and the University of Tennessee – Pellissippi State Community College Bridge Program. Read more about requirements and responsibilities here.


Out and about in Knoxville

Cumberland Trail and State Scenic Trail Volunteers Needed

Help build a new or rehab an old trail on the Cumberland Trail and State Scenic Trail on February 8. Volunteers will meet at the Cumberland Trail park office at 9:00 a.m. for orientation. Work will end by 4:00 p.m. Sign up to serve here.

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See You There

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. The fair brings corporate employers, government agencies, and nonprofits that are seeking students and alumni for jobs and internships. The event is for all majors and degree levels. 

Welcome Leader Interest Session

Tuesday, 3:45 p.m., Scripps Convergence Lab, Communications Building
Help greet the newest class of Volunteers by serving as a welcome leader for Welcome Week 2014. Leaders will work primarily in August and guide a group of students through Welcome Week activities, including small group discussions and university programs.

Sociology Film Series Presents Citizen Kane

Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Hodges Library Auditorium
A 1941 American drama co-written, produced and directed by, and starring Orson Welles. Kane, a newspaper publisher living alone in his vast palatial estate for the last years of his life, dies. Kane's death becomes sensational news around the world. News reporter Jerry Thompson tries to find out about Kane's private life. 

Homebound: A Play for Nobody

Friday, 8:00 p.m., Clarence Brown Lab Theatre
Presented by All Campus Theatre, this play tells the story of a young girl's journey to conquer her own mental illness, with the help of her best friend and her counselor.

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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