Magazine

  • A skeleton found in an abandoned house haunted Jennifer Love (’99 & 01) for months. As the forensic anthropologist for Shelby County, Tennessee, it was her job to piece together clues from those bones to figure out who this person was and return the remains to their family.

  • David Hunt (’83 & ’89) remembers visiting the Dickson Mounds State Museum, not far from his home in Washington, Illinois, as early as age six and being fascinated by the skeletons that had been excavated—some of them with arrow points still in them.

  • You don’t have to be Fred Astaire or Ginger Rogers to put on your dancing shoes and trip the light fantastic. UT’s student Ballroom Dance Team has 34 members of…

  • History honors students look at how a “hillbilly” girl from Appalachia grew up to become an international one-word sensation. The course pulls students in to study someone they thought they already knew and familiarizes them with analyzing popular culture as a historical source.

  • There’s nothing like a verse of the alma mater to bring a tear to a Vol’s eye, but did you know it wasn’t written by an alumnus? Take a look at the history behind a few of the university’s most beloved songs.

  • For the second year in a row, music students have had the opportunity to work with a cappella master Avi Kaplan from the Grammy Award–winning group Pentatonix. Kaplan visited campus…

  • Bradley and Meredith Holtz are alumni who exemplify the Volunteer spirit. Watching the devastation caused last year by the wildfires in Gatlinburg, they knew they had to find a way…