Jeff Guenther checks a patient’s teeth in Crossville.

The Dentist Will See You Now

The Healthy Smiles project continues to boost Tennessee’s dental workforce and delivers crucial care to rural communities.

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UT Martin Chancellor Yancy Freeman pauses for a selfie with Jaycee Campbell during the spring 2024 ceremony.

Setting Records

The UT System celebrates record-breaking enrollment figures while peer institutions grapple with fluctuating numbers.

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The Energy and Environmental Science Research Building.

Growing UT

The University of Tennessee’s statewide growth fuels projects to modernize and expand facilities across it’s campuses.

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The university community celebrated the groundbreaking of two new residential communities slated to welcome students in the fall of 2025.

Creating Access

UT Knoxville continues enhancing campus capacity to support academics, research, and the Volunteer experience.

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A bulldozer moving dirt at the construction site of BlueOval City in West Tennessee.

Turning Blue

Political science students from the UT Martin College of Business and Global Affairs lead focus groups for Ford’s BlueOval City…

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Erkan Kaplanoglu, left, and Juan Pena work on the hand rehabilitation system.

A Gripping Story

Juan Pena found his calling while studying in the UTC mechatronics program.

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Illustration of hands giving hearts and money as representation of giving and donations.

Women Philanthropists Award Grants

This year, the alliance has approved five projects for a total of $40,854 in support for the…

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David Sholl wearing a blue dress shirt, standing in front of a mural wall with imagery of research in action.

Scholl Selected as UT-ORII Executive Director

In April, David Sholl was named the executive director of the University of Tennessee-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute.

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The Tennessee state Capitol building, lit at night

Alumni on the Hill

Learn which alumni are serving in the Tennessee General Assembly and the United States Congress.

Students gather for Student Appreciation Day at the UT Health Science Center. Food, Popsicles and outdoor games help the students to relax. (PHOTO BY CALEB JIA, UTHSC)

The Scene

Check out our gallery of some of the amazing things happening across UT’s campuses and institutes.

Centennial Alumni

Read about UT’s top 100 significant alumni, recognized for their accomplishments and service.

Grand Challenges

Jill Joyce assists a student in a pre-algebra class at West Valley Middle School.

Growing Her Dream

UTK alumna Jill Joyce never thought she would be where she is now: seated next to a student, helping him…

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Dylan Rivera.

Filling the Gaps

UTC alumnus works to impact Chattanooga families.

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UT Southern students organized a disability resource fair to aid families.

Enabling Change

UT campuses and institutes have combined forces to improve the lives of rural Tennesseans with developmental disabilities.…

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Alumni Association


Career Growth Through An Alumni Network

Becky Spaulding has reinvented the career services program into the UT Alumni Association Center for Career Advancement.

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Mike Griffin Takes the Lead

Mike Griffin prepares to take on the role of president of the UT Alumni Association.

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Illustrations of a diverse group of people.

UTAA Recognizes Outstanding Faculty

Each year, the UT Alumni Association recognizes outstanding faculty and staff for their work in three categories.

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Virginia Pearl Moore, UT Extension's first home demonstration agent.

Historically Speaking

UT Extension’s Virginia Pearl Moore

UT Extension’s first home demonstration agent, Virginia Pearl Moore, touched the lives of countless young women in Tennessee.