As people spend more time online, issues regarding what constitutes cyber bullying are becoming more and more prevalent. While there is limited research on cyber bullying at the college level, the University of Tennessee is taking steps to ensure online safety for students.
Dr. Nora Berenstain, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, delivered a lecture as part of Sex Week 2015. She discussed issues surrounding sex workers including their negative perception by society and mistreatment.The lecture was held on April 10 in the University Center Crest Room.
The Knox County School Board debates the need for budget spending on instructional coaches with the discussion of the 2016 general purpose preliminary budget at the work session Monday, March 30.
Members of the Teacher Advisory Committee voiced concerns about current educational issues at the Knoxville Board of Education work session held March 2, in the Andrew Johnson Building.
Alexia’s dance studio, in Louisville, Tenn. aims to teach Middle- Eastern dance, otherwise known as belly dance or oriental dance. Alexia is a professional dancer that has trained and performed all over the U.S. and in other countries. She wants to spread cultural awareness and help her students become more self-aware and confident.
The Social Impact Fair, held on Oct. 8 in the University Center Ballroom, raised awareness about certain organizations, such as American Red Cross and OxFam America and also taught students about how they can get involved in these associations and apply for internships.
A variety of student multicultural associations showcased their culture at the International Festival on Pedestrian walkway on Friday, Sept. 26.