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  • Think you know your university history? Take a crack at the hardest (and most informative) UT quiz you may ever take.

  • With more than 3,100 students; about 700 faculty, staff, and retirees; about 400 alumni; and one bluetick coonhound, UT set the Guinness World Record for the largest human letter on…

  • She speaks with the quick energy of a longtime New Yorker, but Constance Shulman (’80) keeps a bit of East Tennessee with her—a lilt from the hills that’s part of…

  • 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…

  • It could have been a meet-cute moment straight out of the movies. Picture it: A young woman transfers to a big state university from a small community college in Florida…

  • 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.

  • Everyone loves a good bedtime story. Just ask UT student Andrew Kochamba, whose tweet about resident assistant Quamir “Q” Boddie reading him a bedtime story for his birthday went viral…

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