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Building Batman

Less than two years after finishing his degree in cinema studies, Ben Murphy (’15) landed a job in Los Angeles as an assistant editor for the new LEGO Batman Movie. Continue reading

Larry Smith (’76) spent two decades collecting Vol basketball memorabilia. Now he’s donating the impressive collection to the University Libraries Special Collections. Continue reading

Remembering Avon Rollins Sr.

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. Continue reading

Captivating Stories

Take a look at stories about faculty, staff, and students that struck a chord with media, logged the most online hits, and left a lasting impression. Continue reading

From Broadway to Prime Time

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. Continue reading