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Geography awareness week opens geographical world to UTK students

This week University of Tennessee’s Geography Department is participating in the nation-wide celebration of Geography Awareness Week. With on-campus activities and learning opportunities, the events are in conjunction with National Geographic Society’s 125th birthday week and give students an opportunity to enter into the geographic world Sally Horn is a professor in the Geography Department [...]

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National Geographic photographer tells story of Ancient Marks through images

Chris Rainier, world-traveling photographer for National Geographic, explored diverse cultures with only his camera, passion and a translator. On Sunday, Sept. 22, Rainier presented “Cultures on the Edge: The Race Against Time to Help Empower Traditional Cultures,” as part of the McClung Museum’s 50th anniversary lecture series. His mission, he says, is to “put tribal and [...]

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