Student achievement

The following are the stories written by previous course participants and published in Transitions magazine, the Knoxville News Sentinel, and Prague Morning, a daily news site. Next year, we will again select some of the course-produced stories and help them reach international readers through our website and other media outlets.

Eclectic musical duo Cricket and Snail has performed from Knoxville to Prague ~ By Shelby Wright

On the outskirts of the historic city of Prague in the Czech Republic, the sounds of a violin playing alongside an accordion reverberate off the crystal waters of lake Podleský Ribník. Jutting out into the lake lies MoLo Bar, floating…

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From Czechoslovakia With Love ~ By Ian Garrahan

Kofola, developed as a response to “Western” colas during the Cold War, is thriving, besting even its international rivals. “How do I rank Kofola? Easy, a 15 out of 10. There’s no way I’m going lower. It’s even better if…

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Prague Botanical Garden Uses Microscopic Photography to Feature Close-Up Photos of Honeybees ~ By Jessica Foshee

The Prague Botanical Garden is currently hosting the Queens of Honey Up Close exhibition, allowing visitors to learn more about honeybees by viewing photos of them from an extraordinary perspective with the help of close-up photography technology. Scanning electron microscopy…

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‘America’s Sport’ By Way of Bohemia ~ By Amanda Brooks

by Amanda Brooks   Czech fans welcomed the country’s ball players with a huge banner when the national team played South Korea in a World Baseball Classic first round game at the Tokyo Dome on 12 March. Photo by Yohei…

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Art & architecture: David Cerny’s Musoleum ~ By Audrey Boyd

by Audrey Boyd A work by David Cerny at the newly opened Musoleum. Photo from the gallery’s website. The Czech Republic’s artistic bad boy opens his own morbid museum. David Cerny, the Czech Republic’s middle-aged enfant terrible and arguably the…

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Student Video Exercises Prague 2023 ~ By Gracie Schutt, Ian Garrahan, Ella Macnicol (Grey), Shelby Wright, Audrey Boyd

Students had just a couple hours to shoot and edit, showing off their video skills. They all did very well. Professor Mark D. Harmon share five here. These were done for our UT course Going on Assignment in Prague, July…

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