Participants in the fifth cohort of the Executive Leadership Institute gather for their first meeting.

ELI Kicks off with Orientation Session

The Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership held an orientation session for the fifth cohort of the Executive Leadership Institute.

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Richard Schoeberl

‘Something Had to be Done’

Nearly 28 million people are currently enslaved around the world, with traffickers raking in $150 billion a year. UT Southern…

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Angela Davis Speaks to Full House

Prominent educator, author and lecturer Angela Davis highlighted UT Chattanooga Martin Luther King Day 2023 festivities, speaking to a standing-room-only…

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Interns Serving

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

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Former Tennessee Governors Host a New Podcast Series

The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy launched You Might Be Right, a new podcast series hosted by…

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Tim Cross speaks at a podium surrounded by orange and white balloons

A Servant Leader Passes the Baton

After 27 years of service to UTIA, Senior Vice President and Senior Vice Chancellor Tim Cross retires.

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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 Black man in a suit and glasses stands in front of the Nashville City Hall with his arms crossed

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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Welcome to the UT Family

How UT's campuses and academic program prepared five Class of 2020 graduates.

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The Tennessee Capitol building

Finding Their Passion for Politics

UT student interns get first-hand lessons on the legislative process and the dynamics of politics.

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IPS leaders gather with graduates of the Tennessee Certified Public Manager program.

Government Employees Earn Certified Public Manager Designation

In just its second year, the Tennessee CPM program had 25 participants.

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College of Pharmacy leaders and students celebrate the opening of a larger space to learn.

College of Pharmacy Expands Nashville Campus

College of Pharmacy leaders and students celebrate the opening of a larger space to learn.

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Ag Day Cricket Spittin' Contest participants

Agriculture and Alumni Shine at Ag Day

More than 700 friends and supporters gathered before kickoff of the Tennessee-Georgia football game to celebrate agriculture and honor three…

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A CMFO program participant takes notes during a lecture

Making Government Work Better

A finance program reduces audit findings in municipalities.

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Naifeh, Baker Centers Host Newly Elected Legislators

Newly elected legislators participated in two and a half days of sessions with UT experts and toured Neyland Stadium in…

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UT Chattanooga’s student rocket team

Rocketing to No. 1

UTC’s student rocket team—the Rocket Mocs—are the No. 1 team in the country.

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Charme Allen

Standing Up to Big Pharma

UT alumna and Knox County District Attorney General Charme Allen has taken the war against the opioid epidemic to the…

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Keth Carver intrdouces audience at the 2018 WestStar forum

Leadership Program Hosts Gubernatorial Forum

The WestStar Leadership Program hosted a gubernatorial forum in May, in which six candidates participated.

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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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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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A turtle wears a small prosthetic mask at the tip of its mouth.

Patching up Patches

UTCVM doctors created a 3-D printed prosthetic facial mask for Patches, a female black-breasted leaf turtle at Zoo Knoxville.

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Al Roker hosts the Today Show at Neyland Stadium during a world recordbreaking event on March 29, 2017.

Vols Break World Record

Thanks to the participation of 4,223 volunteers, UT Knoxville set the Guinness World Record title for the largest human letter…

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Cindy Ogle

The Day Life Changed Forever

Cindy Ogle (Knoxville ’73, ’78), Gatlinburg's city manager, recounts her wildfire experience.

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