Author

Angie Vicars

  • When Crystal Wagner (’08) was getting ready to create one of her large-scale installations for the Flaming Lips’ Christmas party in 2014, she told them, “I like to wake up…

  • 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.

  • Jed DeKalb (’76), the state’s chief photographer, has spent more than three decades photographing a succession of five Tennessee governors. But he got his start at UT, capturing a slice of campus life in the 1970s.

  • While battling lung cancer, alumnus Michael Clapp’s mother saw the need for a garment for chemotherapy patients that would help create a more dignified treatment process. Clapp and his sister, calling on sewing skills taught to them by their mother, created One Day Apparel.

  • With a career that began at the Daily Beacon, Paige Braddock (’85) has captured readers with thriving comic strips and is the gatekeeper for all things Peanuts

  • When UT senior Lindsay Lee interviewed in the Rhodes Scholarship finals in November 2013, she convinced the committee that she’s going to change the world. She became one of thirty-two Rhodes Scholars chosen from a field of 857 candidates.

  • For Jennifer Stanley (’95), receiving a Rhodes Scholarship means having an obligation to give of her “time, talent, and treasure.”