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A swimmer. A runner. A soccer player. We pay tribute to three women student-athletes—Kira Toussaint, Hannah Wilkinson, and Kali Davis-White—who recently represented Tennessee and their home countries well in the 2016 Olympics. Continue reading

What happens to all the stuff that people send after a tragedy occurs, and why do they even send it? Digital Humanities Librarian Ashley Maynor wanted to know, so she made a documentary about it. Continue reading

Remembering Avon Rollins Sr.

If a single image enshrines the memory of the late Avon Rollins Sr., it’s a Knoxville News Sentinel photo from May 1963 of his six-foot-four body lying on the sidewalk in front of the Tennessee Theatre as part of the effort to integrate Knoxville’s movie theaters. Continue reading

Captivating Stories

Take a look at stories about faculty, staff, and students that struck a chord with media, logged the most online hits, and left a lasting impression. Continue reading

From Broadway to Prime Time

Catch up with alumnus Conrad Ricamora who recently was promoted to a series regular in the hit TV show How to Get Away with Murder and received the Visibility Award from the Human Rights Campaign. Continue reading