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Expanding Horizons

Department of Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology Diversity in the scientific workforce is on the rise thanks to numerous programs across the country engaging underrepresented minorities in science. One...

National History Day

National History Day

Department of History History leaps off the pages of books and into the lives of middle and high school students during National History Day, a year-long education program for middle...

Arab Fest

Arab Fest

Department of Religious Studies Celebrating the food, music, dance, crafts, and vibrant Arab American community in East Tennessee is at the heart of Arab Fest. Hosted by the UT Department...

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Latin Day

Department of Classics It started by listening. In 1980, Knoxville hosted the National Junior Classical League Convention. Afterwards, local Latin teachers and their students were energized. They wanted to keep...

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Medieval Day

The Marco Institute for Medieval and Renaissance Studies For one day each year, the Middle Ages come alive thanks to a partnership between the UT Marco Institute for Medieval and...

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Ethics Bowl

Department of Philosophy At some point, everyone faces a moral dilemma. The question is – how often do we take the time to seriously examine how to make a decision...

Mapping Knox Exhibit

AuthorFest

Departments of English and Modern Foreign Languages & Literatures A unique exhibit during the 2018 AuthorFest, hosted by the UT Departments of English and Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures, traced...

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Prestigious Summer Scholarship

Natalie Campbell, a rising junior majoring in disability studies through the College Scholars program, has been invited to participate in the Fulbright UK Summer Institute, a prestigious and selective summer...

The Hill

Harnessing Language Skills

Three College of Arts and Sciences students have received prestigious Boren Scholarship and Fellowship awards that will allow them to pursue intensive language study, internships, and research abroad and domestically...