The Power of Crowdfunding

The new VOLstarter website is helping student projects become a reality through crowdfunding. Continue reading

Diving with Heroes 1

Alumni Jill Brickey Hottel and her father, Joe Brickey, open up the underwater world to wounded veterans. Continue reading

Introducing the Haslam College of Business

For the first time in its history, the university has named a college in recognition of an alumnus and donor. The naming of the James A. Haslam II College of Business was accompanied by a landmark gift of $50 million. Continue reading

Top 25 Progress

UT has a “tremendous amount of momentum” in its journey to the Top 25 with improvements in graduation rates and retention rates. Find out where we are in our journey. Continue reading

The Class of 2018

Nearly 4,700 freshmen—the largest first-year class in at least thirty years—began classes at UT in August. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek … Continue reading

New Vol State of Mind

Take a quick glimpse into the shared experiences and cultural events that have helped shape the mindset of our 4,700 new Vols. Continue reading

Antiques and Alma Mater

Last year, antiques appraiser Lark Mason (’77) came home to UT to film an episode of Antiques Roadshow at the McClung Museum, which will air on PBS in October. See Mason talk about his continuing work with the museum and his love of UT. Continue reading

Medal of Honor Project

Students and faculty in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media (JEM) are working on a collaborative journalism project documenting the stories of those who have been awarded the military’s highest decoration—the Medal of Honor. Continue reading

A Conversation with Professor Schweitzer

After sixty-six years on the UT faculty, George Schweitzer is going strong in his research into body-scan technology and in the classroom, where he is testing a new way of teaching. Continue reading

Reading Appalachia

Jamie Osborne (’08) is not quite sure why, as a child, she was never introduced to children’s literature from her native Appalachia. As a master’s student she focused her thesis on the subject and is hoping to create awareness of the genre with a new exhibition. Continue reading