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.
On the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, a Tennessee mural project is giving an all-woman roster of artists a canvas to freely express themselves—and inspiring a new generation of girls.
From folk to country and rock to opera, UT alumni span the music industry. Find out more about these Volunteers who write and perform songs, top the charts, and tour the world making music. We’ve even put together a Spotify playlist of some tunes for you to enjoy.