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Broadway and Beyond

Conrad Ricamora (’12) was still a student at UT when he found out he would be one of the stars of the critically acclaimed musical Here Lies Love in New York. And soon, the award-winning actor may be making his way to your television. Continue reading

Making College More Accessible 2

Our responsibility as a land grant institution is to ensure that all of Tennessee’s best students can attend the state’s flagship research university. A number of new initiatives are now helping to open our doors even wider. Continue reading

Bud’s Best Bud 1

Johnny Dantonio (’07) has struck advertising gold twice with the writing of Budweiser’s heartfelt and much-loved Super Bowl commercials. Continue reading

The Philanthropist

A bow tie can say a lot about a man, and in Harrison Collins’s case it says he’s passionate about water. Specifically, clean water. Continue reading

The Actor

Tramell Tillman’s first stage role was at age ten, in a church play. “I was petrified,” he remembers. “I had to say one line, ‘Hello. How are you?’ When I said the line, all the nerves went away, and I was enthralled by all the energy. I thought, ‘I really like this.’” Continue reading

Meeting Energy Challenges

As our nation faces ever-growing energy challenges, the University of Tennessee and its College of Engineering are on the forefront of … Continue reading

The Entertainer

Nathan Smith has spent the past year watching about 160 movies, organizing a pop-up movie event in Knoxville, writing for his own entertainment blog, and becoming director of hip hop programming for WUTK. Continue reading

The Jackson Papers

A woman with a dubious reputation. Presidential cabinet members at each other’s throats. A president with a conspiracy theory. It’s … Continue reading

The Storyteller

Dabney Wilson was only four when her cousin Clayton died of cancer. The UT nursing student has few personal memories … Continue reading

Prized Possessions

Three University of Tennessee Alumni Promise winners share their most prized possessions from their time at UT. Continue reading