UT’s Economic Impact Tops $9 Billion

The University of Tennessee announced an estimated economic impact of $9.094 billion across the state for fiscal year 2017.

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David Harman

The Maker City

UT alumnus David Harman helps drive Knoxville’s creative space.

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Sherry Costanza Steady

Steady As She Goes

Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps business owner Sherry Costanza Steady.

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Dena, Kennedy, Joshua and Ken Oakes

Daylilies, Pumpkins and More

The Center for Profitable Agriculture celebrates 20 years of helping makers.

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Samantha Lane

Making Time for What Matters

Samantha Lane helps others find work-life balance through workshops, training and a signature product line.

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A Battle Worth Fighting

A discovery by UT Knoxville-based economists led to Gov. Bill Haslam developing a $30 million dollar plan to begin dealing…

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Dr. Geogy Thomas

On a Mission

In the Tennessee county hardest hit by the opioid epidemic, UT Knoxville alumnus Dr. Geogy Thomas works to help the…

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Rollins College of Business Dean Robert Dooley skydives for a cause.

Jumping for a Reason

Rollins College of Business Dean Robert Dooley jumped out of a perfectly good airplane while it was about two and…

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Thai Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong

Becoming the Fixer

Thailand’s Finance Minister Apisak Tantivorawong and his adviser are both guided by their education at UT.

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Morgan Hall on the UTIA campus

Celebrating 50 Years of Service

Throughout 2018, faculty, staff and alumni are celebrating the institute’s golden anniversary.

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LEIC leads a training session to help college investigators of sexual assault.

LEIC Trains Campus Investigators

In 2016, Tennessee legislators approached the LEIC to expand their training on investigating domestic violence and sexual assault to help…

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Strong Hall, framed by orange and white ribbons and balloons

Campus Kicks Off $1.1 Billion Campaign

UT Knoxville launched its $1.1 billion Join the Journey campaign with a kickoff celebration on Sept. 22.

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Harrison Kincaid, Onise, Stacy, and Sara Cox pose with one another in Haiti. (Photo courtesy of Stacy Cox)

Hearts for Haiti

From housing to healthcare, UT helps where it’s needed.

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IPS Vice President Herb Byrd, right, visits with a neighbor at IPS block party.

Block Party for New Neighbors

In partnership with the UT Foundation, the Institute for Public Service hosted a neighborhood block party at IPS’ new offices…

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Proverbial Woman

UTC alumna establishes multi-million dollar business

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Tony Bova and Jeff Beegle stretch a rubbery plant material called lignin

Entrepreneurship 101

UT Knoxville is a launchpad for business starters.

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Chatanooga memorial flag

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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food line for the wildlife buffet event

Dining on the Wild Side

Not your ordinary culinary delights: smoked beaver, squirrel, venison, moose.

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Maddy and Mathilde

Mom Sacrifices Time With Her Daughter Toward Brighter Future For Them Both

For nearly a year, 2,570 miles separated Madeleine Beatty from her 5-year-old daughter, Mathilde.

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Blake Thomas and business partner Helen Shafer in coffee shop

Blake Thomas Finds What He’s Looking For in ‘Tiny House’

Blake Thomas wasn’t looking for fame or fortune but rather passion and purpose.

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Harold Depriest

Powered by UTC MBA, Utility Executive Turns Chattanooga into ‘Gig City’

Chattanooga became the first city anywhere in the Western Hemisphere to offer 10-gigabit-per-second Internet service to all residents and businesses.

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Mitzi Wood-Von Mizener and Jason Von Mizener

Simple Earth Sustainers

Two UT Knoxville graduates lead nonprofit center

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UT President Joe DiPietro, Jim Haslam, Natalie Haslam, UT Knoxville Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and Steve Mangum, dean of the James A. Haslam II College of Business

Historic Naming

The newly named James A. Haslam II College of Business honors one of the university’s greatest benefactors and his family.…

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