Tributes to Pat Summitt

People from Tennessee and beyond paid tribute to Pat Summitt with videos, photos, social media posts, flowers, letters, cartoons, and more. Take a look at all the ways fans chose to honor her. Continue reading

Ready for Liftoff

Before she had her diploma in hand, Katherine Van Hooser (’91) had accepted a job with NASA. Twenty-five years later, she’s risen to the ranks of chief engineer. Continue reading

What happens to all the stuff that people send after a tragedy occurs, and why do they even send it? Digital Humanities Librarian Ashley Maynor wanted to know, so she made a documentary about it. Continue reading

Bert Ho

Underwater archaeologist Bert Ho (’01) gets up close and personal with shipwrecks as part of his job with the National Parks Service’s Submerged Resources Center, which takes him to lakes, rivers, oceans, and beaches in the United States and around the world. Continue reading

Between the #BlurredLines

Where does creativity end and copyright begin? Two School of Music professors join two College of Law professors to discuss the “Blurred Lines” trial and the implications it may hold for the entertainment industry. Continue reading

Rockin’ Out on Rocky Top

Before Thompson-Boling Arena opened in 1987, the university played host to big-name acts in other venues on campus. From the final concert of legendary classical … Continue reading