• History honors students look at how a “hillbilly” girl from Appalachia grew up to become an international one-word sensation. The course pulls students in to study someone they thought they already knew and familiarizes them with analyzing popular culture as a historical source.

  • CampusSpring 2017


    by Cassandra Sproles

    For the second year in a row, music students have had the opportunity to work with a cappella master Avi Kaplan from the Grammy Award–winning group Pentatonix. Kaplan visited campus…

  • Alumni

    ‘Rocky Top’ at the Tattoo

    by Brooks Clark

    Commander Mike Alverson (’95) gave UT a shout-out in a big way when he led the Citadel Regimental Band and Pipes in a rousing rendition of “Rocky Top” at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

  • Campus

    ‘Rocky Top’ Royalty

    by Cassandra Sproles

    Del Bryant, son of the duo who penned “Rocky Top,” visited with student groups on campus and served as grand marshal for the Homecoming parade.

  • Arts

    Bittersweet Symphony

    by Meredith McGroarty

    Famed composer and pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff performed his last concert in Alumni Memorial Auditorium in February 1943. Seventy years later, that performance is being celebrated with the “Rachmaninoff Remembered” concert.