Ben Kredich plays an electric guitar in his bedroom

Dignity of Risk

UT FUTURE students take steps towards the unknown as they navigate through college and independence.

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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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Diversity: A Good Start, Not the Finish Line

Robert Fisher considers an Alexander Hamilton quote as a reminder of a specific duty institutions owe to the people they…

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UT by the Numbers

UT System had a record 52,559 students enroll this fall.

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Two Pennies and a Pledge

One UT alumnus made a promise to himself when as a college student he had two cents to last two…

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Record Enrollment Set

The UT Board of Trustees celebrated new enrollment records during its annual fall meeting.

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Peyton Manning on a Zoom screen grid with UTK students

Alumni, University Supports Students

Notable alumni and supporters made sure students felt the Volunteer spirit through VFL Class Crash, a series of surprise, online…

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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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Walker Strome and Boyd at UTHSC alternate care site

UTHSC Prepares COVID-19 Hospital

The 401-bed hospital is in the former Commercial Appeal building in the Memphis Medical District.

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A nursing student takes a man’s blood pressue at a drop-in clinic

UTHSC Marks ‘Year of the Nurse’

2020 has been designated as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife by the World Health Organization.

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Donde Plowman speaks at a podium flanked by UT officials in academic regalia

A New Generation of Leadership

Donde Plowman was officially recognized as UT Knoxville’s ninth chancellor in an investiture ceremony in November 2019.

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Karen Holst, Christoper Almanza, and Bob Kronick gather in a Pond Gap classroom

Second Shift

University-Assisted Community Schools change lives and education.

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Altha Stewart

A Heart for Home

Altha Stewart works to help youth in Bluff City.

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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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Jennifer Richards

A Beacon for Youth Education

Jennifer Richards always wanted to teach. Through her work developing 4-H curricula, she has reached thousands in Tennessee and across…

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Katie Baker Picciuto

Award Winner

Nationally recognized teacher Katie Picciuto praises her UTC career preparation.

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The State of Education

How does Tennessee compare to other states (or the nation as a whole) when it comes to K-12 education?

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From Strength to Strength

UT System hosts teacher preparation convening.

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Minding the Gap

CIS works to recruit for manufacturing jobs.

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Colleen Ryan works with a student


The classroom experience is eye opening for future teachers.

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Theater teacher Alison Manning and her students on set

Remembering Why

Teaching is not easy. It is more than making awesome lesson plans, having great test scores and getting a top…

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Randy Boyd meets with high school students during the UT Promise fall 2019 tour

The Great Equalizer

Education is the great equalizer and is the route to change lives, which then change communities and our state.

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UTC Chancellor Notes 50-Year Milestone With UT System

Chancellor Steve Angle celebrated the university's anniversaries, achievements and success before a standing-room only crowd in September.

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