The Ready for the World Grant is eligible for Ready for the World travel that occurs during the 2016 Mini-term and Summer semesters.
The Spring semester deadline for both applications is March 1st.
Grants are competitive, and students are advised to take this into consideration when applying. Please take time to write a quality, detailed grant proposal. For more details about each grant and to apply, please see:
Each semester, the Haslam Scholars Program hosts two lecture series: Friday Faculty and Global Awareness. The Friday Faculty series features a diverse selection of faculty members from across the university who are asked to present their research or another topic of their choosing. The series exposes students to research across disciplines. This semester’s series features a diverse group of faculty from across the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Vitaly Ganusov (Microbiology)
“Scientific Method: What is it and are We Using it Well?”
Dr. Scott Gilpatric (Economics)
“The Dark Side of Competition: Incentives for Cheating and Risk-Taking in Contests”
Ben Barton (Law)
“The Future of the American Lawyer”
Dr. Courtney Wright (Communication Studies)
“Examining the Darker Side of Interpersonal Communication”
Dr. Richard Pacelle (Political Science)
“Gypsies, Trump, and Thieves: The Arc of the 2016 Election”
Dr. Mary Campbell (Art)
“Charles Ellis Johnson and the Erotic Mormon Image”
Dr. Nuria Cruz-Camara (Modern Foreign Languages)
“The Representation of Female Athletes in the Spanish Press”
Dr. Hyun Kim (Geography)
“Towards Reliable Public Transportation Systems”
Dr. Joshua Bembenek (Biochemistry)
“Revealing Secrets of Cell Division with Microscopy”
As part of the honors student engagement portion of the honors curriculum, the CHP will be offering several installments of the Honors Film Series and the Honors Faculty Lecture Series for Spring 2016. Each event is eligible for students to receive Becker Seminar credit.
Each semester the Chancellor’s Honors Program shows a series of films to our students to engage them in film as a medium for academic discourse. It is also a way for our students to engage with UT faculty in a semi-formal environment and gain an interdisciplinary understanding of a wide variety of topics. All Spring 2016 films will be held in the Hodges Library Auditorium.
The Honors Faculty Lectures Series was designed to expose honors students in an informal, interdisciplinary environment to a variety of research and academic topics presented by leaders and faculty at UT from a variety of colleges and departments. Each lecture will be followed by a brief discussion or Q & A. All faculty lectures will be held in the Honors Seminar Room, Room 118 in the Howard Baker Center for Public Policy.
Each semester, the Haslam Scholars Program hosts two lecture series: Friday Faculty and Global Awareness. The Global Awareness series uses the expertise of faculty from many departments at UT to present students with an in-depth look at a region of the world. This semester, the series focuses on Sub-Saharan Africa and features a diverse group of faculty from across the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Barbara Heath (Anthropology)
“Archaeology of the African Diaspora, Trans-Atlanta Perspectives”
Dr. William Jennings (Political Science)
“Political Change and Racial Reconciliation in the New South Africa”
Dr. Asafa Jalata (Sociology)
“Politics, Business, and Human Rights in the Horn of Africa: The Case of the Oromo People”
Dr. Amadou Sall (Africana Studies)
Lecture title to be announced
Dr. Tricia Hepner (Anthropology)
“Anthropology in Conflict: Refugees from Eritrea and Angry Spirits in Uganda”
Dr. Michelle Commander (English)
“Ghana’s Relationship with the African Diaspora”
Dr. Robert Washington-Allen (Geography)
“Field & Remote Sensing Based Assessment of Carbon Stock Dynamics in Southern Ethiopia and Northern Mozambique in support of Index-Based Livestock Insurance & REDD”