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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

As the World Turns

By many accounts, the most popular exhibits at the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville were the displays of ancient artifacts, like China’s 2,200-year-old terracotta warrior statues, or futuristic inventions, like Japan’s picture-painting robotic arm. Attendees also fondly recall the German beer hall, the Korean dancers, Tennessee bluegrass concerts, and President Ronald Reagan’s opening speech. Continue reading

Vol Spirit Abroad

Our alumni are jet setters, and when they go abroad they take UT with them. Take a look at some of the places that our alumni have shown off their Vol pride. Continue reading