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‘Education About Asia’ hits a quarter century of publication

To read a Q&A with Lucien Ellington on the Education About Asia journal, go to the Association for Asian Studies website. For more on Lucien Ellington and his background, go to: Lucien Ellington describes his first encounter with Asia as “an epiphany of sorts.” Having taught world history at three high schools, he believed he was well-versed in the subject. Then he attended a seminar that focused on

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Dealing with drug abuse in Tennessee’s rural communities

They cried as they talked about their drug addictions, tears flowing as they waded through their guilt at the pain and turmoil they had caused their families and friends. They cried as they confronted the waste they’d made of their lives and relived some of the horrific childhood neglect and physical abuse that contributed to their initial drug use. But when they were told they could stop talking, could

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Measuring success: 18 hours a semester, member of volleyball team, 3.6 GPA

When your nickname is “Dani Pants,” you’re showing the world you can laugh at yourself.

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Vic Bumphus, faculty member for 17 years, passes away

Victor W. Bumphus passed away on May 31.

Helen Eigenberg, longtime UTC faculty member, passes away

Helen M. Eigenberg, professor of criminal justice at UTC, passed away last week.

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