Just like those beads, communities, cities, counties, towns, and parks along the 652 miles of the Tennessee River are now becoming connected through the Tennessee RiverLine Partnership, an initiative that began with one student’s idea in 2016.
She’s been nominated for an Oscar and won an Emmy for her work telling the hard stories of her Appalachian home. Now, filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon is planting roots at UT to help young storytellers find their own voices.
In the US House of Representatives as elsewhere, there are few points of broad agreement these days. But praise came quickly from both sides of the aisle when then President-elect…
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The Volunteer Spirit at Home in Appalachia
Volunteers bear the torch that lights the way for others. This passion to lead and serve is evident in the ways Vols roll up their sleeves and work to make our Appalachian home the best it can be.
UT students find connection in their work with the Tennessee RiverLine initiative
In 1961, students on the dance floor in Knoxville were doing a dance called the U-T, and a wave of songs dedicated to good ol’ UT soon followed.