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The Actor

Tramell Tillman’s first stage role was at age ten, in a church play. “I was petrified,” he remembers. “I had to say one line, ‘Hello. How are you?’ When I said the line, all the nerves went away, and I was enthralled by all the energy. I thought, ‘I really like this.’” Continue reading

The Entertainer

Nathan Smith has spent the past year watching about 160 movies, organizing a pop-up movie event in Knoxville, writing for his own entertainment blog, and becoming director of hip hop programming for WUTK. Continue reading

The Jackson Papers

A woman with a dubious reputation. Presidential cabinet members at each other’s throats. A president with a conspiracy theory. It’s … Continue reading

Life After Rhodes

For Jennifer Stanley (’95), receiving a Rhodes Scholarship means having an obligation to give of her “time, talent, and treasure.” Continue reading

The Designer

Brayan Zavala is very aware of the value of the education he’s received since immigrating with his parents from Mexico when he was just one year old. Continue reading

The Scholar

When UT senior Lindsay Lee interviewed in the Rhodes Scholarship finals in November 2013, she convinced the committee that she’s going to change the world. She became one of thirty-two Rhodes Scholars chosen from a field of 857 candidates. Continue reading