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Top 25 Progress

UT has a “tremendous amount of momentum” in its journey to the Top 25 with improvements in graduation rates and retention rates. Find out where we are in our journey. Continue reading

The Class of 2018

Nearly 4,700 freshmen—the largest first-year class in at least thirty years—began classes at UT in August. Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek … Continue reading

Antiques and Alma Mater

Last year, antiques appraiser Lark Mason (’77) came home to UT to film an episode of Antiques Roadshow at the McClung Museum, which will air on PBS in October. See Mason talk about his continuing work with the museum and his love of UT. Continue reading

Medal of Honor Project

Students and faculty in the School of Journalism and Electronic Media (JEM) are working on a collaborative journalism project documenting the stories of those who have been awarded the military’s highest decoration—the Medal of Honor. Continue reading

Snowed in on campus one Friday afternoon, Chris Weller (’13) was thinking about fresh fruit. Specifically, he was thinking about the UMass Permaculture Initiative, a pioneering project with extensive campus gardens and orchards. He wondered if a project like it would work at UT. The climate is good and the campus is large enough. In his notebook, Weller wrote the words “Big Orange Orchard.” Continue reading

Reading Appalachia

Jamie Osborne (’08) is not quite sure why, as a child, she was never introduced to children’s literature from her native Appalachia. As a master’s student she focused her thesis on the subject and is hoping to create awareness of the genre with a new exhibition. Continue reading