Numbering more than 5,200, this fall’s freshman class is the largest in recent history and is teeming with impressive students who all chose UT for different reasons. Get to know 12 of our new Vols—from writers, artists, and musicians to engineers, athletes, and activists—and find out more about the Class of 2022.

    September 17, 2018 0 comment
  • Young alumna Ashlee Latimer (’16) paid her dues in the Knoxville theatre world as an actress and director and ended up winning a Tony Award for her work offstage as a producer.

  • Lindsey Owen, a graduate student in the College of Communication and Information, recounts her experience working with UT’s Land Grant Films on a documentary about the 100 millionth book being given away by Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Owen learned not only about filmmaking but also how the program changes lives.

  • Sometimes we all need a little help from friends to succeed in life. For Rusty Mowery, the opportunity that helped him break into the world of theater came from a professional actor who was in a show with him at the Clarence Brown Theatre.

  • A century ago, the world was at war. The United States’ 1917 entry into World War I rippled across the country leaving its mark, certainly on families, but also on institutions of higher learning, including the University of Tennessee.