Moonlight highlights the life of a young Black man as he grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood.
This week, the Diversity and Inclusion committee is highlighting UTK Alumni, Jerreme Jackson, and EPP MS Student, Amira Cornish!
The Office of Multicultural Student Life, Black History Month Planning Committee, and College of Arts and Sciences College Conversations invites you to attend the 4th Annual Celebration of Black Excellence
This week, the Diversity and Inclusion committee is introducing two more scientists that have contributed to American culture, specifically technology. We are highlighting Frederick M. Jones and Dr. Gladys West for their impact on technology both domestic and global. Jones’s innovations revolutionized the refrigeration industry and Dr. West’s research was vital to modern technology, from GPS in phones to precision farming.
The Black Arts Showcase will allow students to show off their many forms of Black excellence. The showcase will highlight works by talented students that include dance, song, poetry, and more.
Join us to celebrate Black literary history! We will celebrate Frederick Douglass’s Birthday and transcribe the records of Tennessee’s own Mary Church Terrell!
EPP is excited to celebrate Black History Month by recognizing the vital role of Black people in U.S. history and science. This week, we are highlighting two black scientists from the past and present, who both embody the theme of “Feeding the World”
The Office of Multicultural Student Life’s first Diversity Dialogue of the spring semester will highlight the strength, power, and beauty in students’ hair.
A panel discussion of diverse faculty and staff will share their experiences while pursuing their degree programs. While everyone is invited to attend, the focus will be centered on challenges faced by graduate/professional students of color. Our panelists are Ferlin McGaskey, director of faculty development; Lamar Bryant, assistant dean of students; Sharon Jean-Philippe, associate professor of urban forestry; and Lisa Parker, senior lecturer and assistant director of language and world business. Please register for the event here
Prof. Brigitte Fielder (U of Wisconsin) delivers the public plenary for UTK’s Frederick Douglass Day Celebration