Leadership Knoxville Scholars

Program pairs community mentors with upperclassmen to help create a leadership legacy in service to Knoxville. Continue reading

Cinema Studies Grads Talk Inspiration 1

We asked the inaugural group of UT cinema studies majors to talk about a film that changed their lives and what’s in store for the future. Continue reading

Sketching His Future 2

College Scholar John McAmis began his studies in architecture, but couldn’t shake his passion for animation. Now, he is the university’s only animation major. Continue reading

Teach a Man to Fish

Journalism students with the Medal of Honor Project recently documented the efforts of Project Healing Water, which helps rehabilitate wounded veterans through fly fishing outings and education. Continue reading

Tennessee Royalty

Mary Costa—singer, actress, cultural ambassador, and Disney princess Continue reading


Fadi Saleh’s mash-up videos of President Obama “singing” along to popular songs on YouTube, known as Baracksdubs, have been watched by millions. Continue reading

Glass Shop

With more than thirty years of experience in design, repair, and fabrication of scientific glass pieces, Bo Bishop’s work is … Continue reading

Humans of UTK

Student Caroline Knight chronicles life on campus with Humans of UTK. Continue reading

The Restoration of the Red M&M

Remember when there were no red M&Ms? Alumnus Paul Hethmon spearheaded the successful 1980s campaign to bring the beloved color back to the bag. Continue reading

9 People You Didn’t Know Have a UT Connection

From entertainers to inventors, here are nine people that you may not know have a connection to UT. Continue reading