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Brooks Clark

  • David Hunt (’83 & ’89) remembers visiting the Dickson Mounds State Museum, not far from his home in Washington, Illinois, as early as age six and being fascinated by the skeletons that had been excavated—some of them with arrow points still in them.

  • If a single image enshrines the memory of the late Avon Rollins Sr., it’s a Knoxville News Sentinel photo from May 1963 of his six-foot-four body lying on the sidewalk in front of the Tennessee Theatre as part of the effort to integrate Knoxville’s movie theaters.

  • Catch up with alumnus Conrad Ricamora who recently was promoted to a series regular in the hit TV show How to Get Away with Murder and received the Visibility Award from the Human Rights Campaign.

  • For four years, Networking at Neyland has been giving soon-to-be graduates a head start in the working world by connecting them with alumni business leaders.

  • All it took was some gray construction paper, a few beers, and forty-five minutes for Scott Abbott (’78) and his friend Chris Haney to hash out one of the most popular board games of all time.

  • Commander Mike Alverson (’95) gave UT a shout-out in a big way when he led the Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes in a rousing rendition of “Rocky Top” at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

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