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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 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

The Attorney

By Tanya Brown As a third-year law student, Estefania Chavez has already dealt with complex legal issues and client concerns … Continue reading

Mugwump

In November 1920, a new student publication made its debut on campus. Mugwump was a monthly publication devoted to life … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes in Sochi

Stephanie Garant-Jones (’07) has quite the unique view of Sochi. The sport management graduate is working behind the scenes as part of the crew orchestrating the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Continue reading

UT’s Monuments Man

One-time Latin teacher Frank P. Albright was among the Monuments Men who helped save some of Europe’s most important art and cultural treasures from the ravages of World War II. Continue reading

Seeing With His Heart

While at UT, a rare genetic eye disease cost Chad Foster (’00) his sight. But he didn’t let that stop him from earning a degree in business. Now, with the help of computer screen-reading software that Foster programmed himself, he is breaking glass ceilings in his field of work. Continue reading