Yancy Freeman congratulates Hal Bynum on earning his UT Martin degree during Freeman’s first commencement as chancellor. Looking on is Philip Acree Cavalier, provost and senior vice chancellor for academic affairs.

Freeman Presides Over First Commencement

Yancy Freeman presided over his first UT Martin commencement ceremonies as chancellor Dec. 9 at the Kathleen and Tom Elam…

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Lathon Ross wears a shirt decorated by his students during a celebration of the first graduates from the Call Me MiSTER program at UT Martin.

Call Me MiSTER

The Call Me MiSTER program strives to increase the pool of male minority educators to be effective role models.

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Betsy Logan teaches students at Martin Middle School.

Meant to Do

Now more than ever, educators need extra support. At UT Martin, support abounds.

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UT President Randy Boyd reads You Can't Buy a Dinosaur with a Dime to children during a Money Week class about financial literacy. Photo By Sam Thomas

UT Tackles Challenges

The UT System, with its statewide presence, people, expertise, resources and influence, is uniquely positioned to tackle grand challenges.

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Anonymous Gift Benefits Construction Management Degree

An anonymous gift will support UT Martin’s new Bachelor of Science in Construction Management, an engineering major developed to meet…

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Kerry Witcher, Randy Boyd, Melanie Smith Taylor, and Keith Carver

UT Martin Receives Largest Gift in UT System’s History

A $79.5 million gift will allow UT Martin to increase educational program offerings in veterinary health technology and other agricultural…

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Nancy Sanchez

Conserja. Apoyadora. Amiga.

As an admissions coordinator, Nancy Sanchez provides the support and encouragement she wishes she received.

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Savannah Matheny uses a power drill to assemble a horse skeleton named Ron

Animal Science Graduate Rebuilds Horse Skeleton

A 17-hand tall, fully articulated equine skeleton named Ron will be used as a teaching model in animal science courses.

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Abby Murphy points her left toe, instructing a row of dance students behind her

Staying ‘En Pointe’

Arts programs, including dance, are known to increase attendance rates and test scores, encourage critical thinking and boost creative writing…

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From Strength to Strength

UT System hosts teacher preparation convening.

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UT Martin's rocket team pictured with an 8 foot rocket called "Skyhawk Screamer"

Rocketing Up

UT Martin’s rocket team members show off their entry in an international competition.

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Angela Ammerman teaches Thai children the proper way to hold the violin bow.

A More Musical World

UT Martin music education professor Angela Ammerman's life was changed after teaching violin to orphans in Thailand.

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Agricultural Business Degree Added

This is UT Martin's 18th bachelor’s degree program and expands the previous agricultural business concentration under the general agriculture degree.

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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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Tiffany Carpenter on the Marting quad

Making the Decision, Taking the Leap

Juggling work, motherhood and online grad school

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Jake Bynum and daughter Ella in the Tennsee Soybean Festival parade in 2014

A Sense of Place and Community

UT Martin prepared and inspired Tennessee’s youngest county mayor to run for office.

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Graduation Rituals, Regalia and Traditions

Caps, gowns, commencement. Where do graduation traditions come from?

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What is the Future of Higher Education? 

There is a wave of change hitting universities across the country, questioning the purpose and value of higher education.

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Richard Griffin, online accounting professor at UT Martin

Teaching Online

Richard Griffin, an accounting professor at UT Martin has been teaching online since 1998.

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UT Martin student Amanda Cain is one of 185 UT students across the state who benefit from UTAA-funded scholarships. Photo by Trevor Ruszkowski

Funding Student Dreams

At age 3, Amanda Cain knew she wanted to be a veterinarian. Her dream wouldn’t have come true without a…

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Ayers Invests in Decatur County's Future

Ayers Invests in Decatur County’s Future

Scholarships and a UT Martin off-campus center help students overcome challenges and earn degrees.

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