Student@Tennessee for February 14, 2014

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Scholarships Office Helps Students Apply for National Awards

Scholarships and fellowships give students the chance to pursue goals including graduate school, international study, advanced research, and leadership experiences. Learn how the Office of National Scholarships and Fellowships can help you find these opportunities.

Showcase Your Big Idea at Business Plan Competition

Have a big idea? The Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation invites you to enter the seventh annual Undergraduate Business Plan Competition.



Nominate an Outstanding Senior for UT's Highest Student Honor

The Torchbearer award recognizes academic achievement and outstanding commitment to others and their community. Seniors are encouraged to sumit their nominations by February 17.


Jobs & Internships

Frito-Lay Future Leader Sales Intern

The Frito-Lay Future Leaders sales internship program provides a twelve-week program focusing on an understanding of business, selling, and leading teams.

Teaching Opportunity with Teach for America

Teach For America works to close the educational opportunity gap by recruiting top leaders from all majors to teach for two years in low-income communities. Juniors and seniors can apply by February 20.

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


Join the Black Cultural Programming Committee

Ever wonder what goes into planning events on campus? Interested in cultivating your leadership skills? The Black Cultural Programing Committee is seeking new members to join the team. Applications are due Friday.

Seniors Recognized for Achievements in Honors Organization

Mortar Board is the premier national honor society recognizing graduating seniors for scholarship, leadership, and service. The group is having an informational session on February 17 at 8:30 p.m. in UC Room 223. Applications are due by March 14.


On-Campus Opportunities

Support Education Projects in Guatemala City

UT's Nourish International is working on a sustainable education development project in Guatemala City by participating in a fundraising campaign with all proceeds going to the project. 

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Extra Awesome

@veradearest Shoutout to my favorite professor Lida Waugh for Faculty Appreciation Week at @UTKnoxville #utfaculty #arted

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See You There

Forum: Native-like Brain Processing of Foreign Languages in University Learners

Friday, noon, Thompson-Boling Arena Room C-D
Harriet Wood Bowden, assistant professor of Spanish in the Department of Linguistics, will discuss findings from a study that examined how university foreign-language Spanish learners process different aspects of the language. 

2014 "Water in a Changing Climate" Watershed Symposium

Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Ellington Plant Sciences, Hollingsworth Auditorium
The symposium will feature keynote speaker Thomas Wilbanks, senior scientist and group leader for the Global Change and Developing Countries Programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The event will also host a panel discussion with experts on water use in Tennessee and the Southeast.

VolShop Presents Grad Finale

Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., UC Ballroom
Soon-to-be graduates can purchase everything they need for graduation, including class rings, announcements, caps and gowns, and thank-you cards available. There will be a 20 percent discount on caps and gowns and diploma frames. Photographers will be on hand to take portraits in a provided cap and gown. 

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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