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International Education Week Showcases UT’s Diverse Culture

Celebrate the diverse culture on our campus with games, food, and activities during next week’s International Education Week. The five-day event will feature an international photo exhibit, short films, an open house, trivia night, contests, and lectures. The celebration concludes on Friday with the thirtieth annual International Festival—which offers attendees a trip around the globe with foods, artifacts, crafts, and dance performances. Check the full schedule here.


Show Your Vol Spirit During UT’s Campus Chest Campaign

Want to demonstrate your Volunteer spirit and help your community? Join other students, faculty, and staff in giving back during UT’s Campus Chest Campaign now through October 31, 2014. The campaign focuses on meeting the needs of people and families of East Tennessee. Donate at any of the Campus Chest buckets located beside cash registers at all UT Dining locations or visit the SGA office in the UC’s Room 315 to make a donation to a specific non-profit organization.


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Looking for a Job or Internship?

It’s that time of year! Career Services is getting ready to host three full days of internship and job fairs next week. Job fairs are the perfect time for to begin searching for internship and job opportunities. The fairs bring hundreds of corporate employers, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations to campus. Dress professionally, think of questions to ask, and bring several copies of your resume.
Vol Tip: Visit Career Services for details about next week’s job fairs: the Supply Chain Management fair; the Business, Retail, and Government fair; and the Engineering and STEM fair.


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Diversity and Inclusion Week Features Forums and a Festival

Next week campus leaders, outside experts, faculty, staff, and students will discuss diversity and inclusion issues during our annual Diversity and Inclusion Week. A keynote speech, an open forum, panels, and a diversity festival are scheduled to help broaden our campus community’s understanding and appreciation for diversity and inclusion. A full schedule of events can be found here.

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Intern with a Tennessee Congressional Office in Washington, DC

Are you interested in working in government on Capitol Hill? The Congressional Internship Program gives students of every major the opportunity to intern with Tennessee’s Legislators in Washington, DC. Selected students will also receive a scholarship to offset costs of living in Washington DC for the duration of the internship. Applications are due October 3.


Red Zone Sexual Assault Prevention Workshops

Sexual Empowerment and Awareness at Tennessee is hosting a series of sexual assault prevention workshops from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 20 at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. Everyone is invited to attend workshops that will focus on consent, Title IX, relationship and dating violence, assault in the LGBTQ+ community, and how to be an active bystander. A full schedule of events can be found here.


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Get Ready for the World During the Study Abroad Fair

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a different country—for a month, a semester, or a year—study abroad! Stop by the Study Abroad Fair for tips on how to get started and hear about the different programs and summer internships. Meet students who have studied abroad and get information on scholarships and financial aid. The fair is from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 24 in the UC Ballroom.



Graduate Student Featured in Documentary on Athletes’ Painkiller Addiction

Marcus Amos, a second-year doctoral student in sport management, will appear in Locker Room Addiction, a film produced by DirecTV that airs locally at 8:00 p.m. this Saturday on DirecTV’s Audience Channel 239. Marcus has raised awareness through his research about the abuse of pain pills among college athletes and how to address and prevent the addiction. Learn more about his research here.

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