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International

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.