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Freedom Fighter

John Seigenthaler has worn a great many hats in his eighty-five years. But perhaps none is as important as that of the freedom fighter. Continue reading

The Houseguests

There was a crush in the streets outside the American embassy in Sudan. A mob of 2,000 rioters was shouting, breaking windows, and attempting to scale walls.
It was September 2012 and an anti-Islam film had sparked unrest in twenty countries. Protesters set fire to the German embassy in Sudan and moved on to express their outrage to the British and Americans. Continue reading

Motown Maven

Though Valisia LeKae (A&S ’01) earned a degree in psychology, she knew the stage is where she really wanted to be. Now, she has a Tony Award nomination under her belt for her portrayal of Diana Ross in Motown the Musical. Continue reading

Materials Science & Engineering

Metals and alloys, polymers and plastics, ceramics, semiconductors, and composites all help to make up materials science—a field that is at the forefront of modern technological advances. But what exactly is it, and why is UT’s program so special? We’ll let our students give you the lowdown. Continue reading

10 Reasons Our New Buses are Awesome

Been on campus lately? You may have noticed the spiffy new buses hauling students to and fro. But for those Vols who no longer reside in Big Orange Country, here are the top ten reasons the new buses are so awesome. Continue reading

UT Dedicates Confucius Institute

Earlier this month, officials from UT and a Chinese university gathered on campus to dedicate the Confucius Institute, which seeks to sponsor cultural activities and exchanges between China and the state of Tennessee. Continue reading

Thank a Donor Day

Would you make a difference for UT? Tyson Alumni House’s new student organization, IMPACT, is focused on just that—helping the … Continue reading