Winter 2016

Ut President Joe DiPietro with Kamaria Robinson at UTHSC Event

President’s Message: Prepare for Impact

In five years, our statewide university system has produced 55,000 new college graduates, performed $9.2 billion in research and conducted…

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Assessing Impact

The university impacts the lives of Tennesseans and beyond every day in countless ways.

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Chancellor Jimmy Cheek and other leaders stand in front of UT bus.

Big Orange Bus Tour

The first Big Orange Bus Tour took Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek and other key university leaders more than 1,300 miles…

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Final Flight Outfitter Inc. wins award

Tennessee Family-owned Small Business of the Year

Union City-based Final Flight Outfitters specializes in retailing high-end hunting products and is owned and operated by UT Martin alumni.

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U.S. U.S Vice President Biden giving speech.

Vice President Biden visits UTC to remember fallen

Biden visited UTC to speak at a memorial service honoring five servicemen killed during a July shooting and joined the…

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Ribbon Cutting in Bristol

Ribbon Cutting in Bristol

A new College of Dentistry dental clinic offers care to the Bristol area’s working uninsured.

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Tennessee's garden team

Tennessee’s Garden is the Best

A select team of volunteer Master Gardeners sponsored by UT Extension in Davidson County took first place in 2015.

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MTAS agent packing up files for office move

New Home in Knoxville

The Institute for Public Service and one of its agencies relocated their offices to the Mechanicsville area of Knoxville.

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Friends and family gathered at the Jackson Terminal to celebrate Lofton Stuart and his 42-year career of dedication and service to UT

Farewell to Stuart

Serving under 10 University of Tennessee presidents for more than four decades, Lofton Stuart’s entire career has been spent with…

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Fresh vegetables in the produce section of the grocery

Fresh, Safe Produce

Each year, foodborne illnesses sicken about 48 million people (one in six Americans).

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Where does UTHSC make its impact?

UTHSC enrolls 4,000 students annually, with a 96% graduation rate and 97% first-time board exams pass rate. UTHSC is responsible…

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A 4-H camper gives another camper a piggy-back ride at the new Lone Oaks Farm 4-H Center

UT Takes the Hill

How thousands are standing up for UT.

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The Face of UT in Every County

Extension emphasizes helping people improve their livelihoods where they live. Follow any road in Tennessee, and you’ll find people whose…

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John Sellers dressed in a blazer and plaid tie seated on a bench on the UT Martin quad

Making an Impact One Letter at a Time

John Sellers has seen the world, and he wants to change it.

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Pfiffner and Vishnivetskaya examine a permafrost specimen in a lab

Deep Freeze

University of Tennessee, Knoxville researchers dig into potential impact of frozen microorganisms in Siberia

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UT Chattanooga is increasing its impact on the region

We boldly embrace a passion for excellence in all that we do as we change lives and transform communities.

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UT’s 25th President at the Five-Year Mark

Five years ago this month, Joe DiPietro assumed the presidency of the University of Tennessee in a pretty unassuming way.

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attenedees inside a crowded Neyland Stadium

It’s networking time in Tennessee

The best social networks aren’t created online—it’s all about face-to-face networking.

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Updated Bylaws of the University of Tennessee Alumni Association

In looking in the mirror, it was time for the UT Alumni Association to update its bylaws, which were last…

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Headshots from Lofton Stuart's years at UT

A Life-long Impact

For half a century, the University of Tennessee has been the major factor in both my professional and personal life.

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