Margaret Perry, sixth chancellor of UT Martin, watches children play outside the children's center that would be named for her.

Margaret Perry Makes History

Margaret Perry served as UT Martin’s sixth chancellor from 1986 to 1997. She was the first woman to serve as…

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Dr. Harold Conner Jr., the son of former assistant dean of students Harold Conner Sr., speaks about his father at the naming ceremony.

Residence Halls Named for Pioneers

UT Martin named two residence facilities in honor of pioneers Jessie Lou Arnold Pryor and Harold Conner Sr..

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Old photo of T Joe Walker, holding guitar, with other soldiers during World War II.

‘I was one of the lucky ones’

Ninety-nine-year-old Army veteran T Joe Walker went from building bridges during World War II to leading mechanical maintenance at UT…

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No Hard and Fast Lines

Twenty-first century medical appointments are a predictable affair: syringes, stethoscopes, thermometers and the like. But the Middle Age’s medico-magical methods…

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Interns Serving

Six UT Martin students served as legislative interns during the spring semester.

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A photo illustration shows Newspaper clippings detaling lynchings over railroad tracks

Honoring Their Humanity

Hours before his 22nd birthday, Mallie Wilson was condemned to die by a mob without a guilty verdict. Today, Mallie’s…

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A tiny perfect bound leather book held between a thumb and index and middle fingers

The Odd and Rare

Celebrate UT Knoxville’s 225 year with treasures from the UT Libraries’ Special Collections.

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Keith Carver takes a group picture at Obion High school

UT Kicks Off UT Promise Endowment Campaign

The goal of UT Promise is to make higher education even more accessible and affordable for Tennessee students.

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Donde Plowman

Ninth Chancellor Appointed

Donde Plowman has returned to UT Knoxville to serve as the campus’ ninth chancellor.

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Ryan Windeknecht walks around his philosophy classroom with an oversize yellow notepad

Game On!

In some classrooms, learning really is fun and games.

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African American women in Chattanooga staged sit-ins at lunch counters as part of the civil rights movement.


UTC professor Susan Eckelmann Berghel has students engage with history beyond the textbooks by recording the stories of local women…

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Ancient Harvest

Want to try some sumpweed?

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collage of images from the 30s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s

Historic Timeline and Memorable Moments: 1917 – 2017

Noteworthy, events, people and moments from the past century

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I Will Hold

Clifton Cates was a 1916 UT graduate and a World War I hero.

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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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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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Energized City and Campus

. Alumni of two different eras characterized Chattanooga as a city that promotes the entrepreneurial spirit. UTC has helped fuel…

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John Hodges

Life in the Delta

John Hodges shares insights as son of a sharecropper

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From War to Writing to the World

Veteran Charles Herd found his place as a chamber of commerce executive

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Return to Sender

John Schlatter matches WWII postcards with families

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Pat Summitt Plaza dedication

Honoring a Legend

Pat Summitt's legacy will forever be enshrined on the UT Knoxville campus with the addition of the Pat Summitt Plaza,…

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Gorup of Survivors

Uncovering Secrets

Investigation of a World War II Practice Invasion Lives on at UT.

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Classroom to Battlefield

Classroom to Battlefield

Despite having few individual records on UT students who fought in the Civil War, some jewels of information still remain.…

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