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Brooks Clark

  • 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.

  • Meet Trennie Williams, a student who will do almost anything for the love of his university—even donning Power T sweater vests and superhero tights.

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