Arts & Culture

Alumni Snapshots: Fall 2018

Tennessee Alumni, students, and employees around the state.

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An attendee of the grand opening of the UT Knoxville Veterans Resource Center salutes the flag.

Veterans Resource Center Opens

The new center provides student veterans with a place to study, socialize and find access to various campus services.

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David Platillero onstage at the Tennessee Theatre in Knoxville

A Broken Life Becomes Art

After a car hit him while he rode his bicycle, he thought his dreams of a wife, family and music—along…

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Sally Kirkpatrick

Silencing the Sneer

Since the sixth grade, this novelist dealt with anxiety, self-doubt and depression. After she crumpled under its weight, she found…

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Solar Garden Sculpture Dedication

Ten students in the departments of engineering and visual and theater arts collaborated in designing the Solar Garden, which was…

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Fake News Becomes A Real Story

A UT Chattanooga researcher studies relationship between fact and perception.

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Smoky Mountain Stories

UT Press captures a national park’s history.

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We Are One

We are the University of Tennessee.

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Jose Barbarosa loads up produce from the Teaching and Learning Garden.

Teaching and Learning Garden Puts Down Roots

Students in the UTC College of Arts and Sciences have been putting down roots in the community— literally.

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A Physician’s Journey

Dr. Robert Proffitt has written the story of his interactions and lessons learned with the famous and not-so-famous in his…

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Ancient Harvest

Want to try some sumpweed?

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Historic Timeline and Memorable Moments: 1917 – 2017

Noteworthy, events, people and moments from the past century

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And You Thought They Were UT Alumni…

Meet a few of UT’s favorite adopted sons and daughters who put their stamps on the university.

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Nursing students

Nationally Ranked Nursing Program

An online program designed to help nurses with two-year RN degrees advance to bachelor’s degrees was ranked a top 10…

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Korean War Veteran Leo Whaley smiling

Deployed in Chattanooga, Heard Around the World

Paul Renner established Operation Song to empower veterans, active-duty military and their families to share their stories through music.

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Faculty Bring Home Two of Three Awards

Julie Hill, professor of music, and David McBeth, professor of art, received 2016 University of Tennessee President’s Awards at the…

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UTC’s Kenyon Wilson Composes Musical Tribute in Honor of Fallen Five

The musical tribute Five was composed in honor of the five service members shot to death in Chattanooga on July…

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Todd Shelton pictured in his factory

Designer & Manufacturer

Todd Shelton builds a menswear business

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modern rustic, interior livingroom with wood beams, hanging lights and leather furniture

Creating a Modern Farmhouse

UT architects’ utilitarian design blends into the landscape

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Katie McNabb (Knoxville ’14), standing, hosted a gathering to welcome a newlywed couple to their first home in Friendsville, Tennessee.

Welcome to Your New Home

A new home is a good cause for celebration. A recent graduate of UT Knoxville’s retail, tourism management and hospitality…

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Elizabeth Davis seated at outdoor party table

Finding a Home

The last time I left UT and Knoxville—graduation nearly 20 years ago—I had no idea I would be back on…

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New UTC library

UTC Library Opens

Chancellor Emeritus Roger Brown cut the ribbon at the grand opening of the UTC Library before hundreds of attendees who…

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The Dirty Guv'nahs perform at the Bijou theater in Knoxville

Southern Gentlemen

Friendships made at UT led to formation of rock band The Dirty Guv'nahs

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