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Raising the Bar

Entering UT, the standard set for Valerie King was to graduate, on time, well-prepared for a career. Not surprising, she raised the bar. Continue Reading »

A Classical Education

David Housewright’s fascination with Roman culture and interest in Latin was inspired by his high school Latin teacher, Joyce McFall. Continue Reading »

Driven to Achieve

Shelby Stavretis spent two weeks last summer attending the National School on Neutron and X-Ray Scattering working with top scientists at two national research laboratories. Continue Reading »

Lead Tenor Takes Center Stage

Tenor Todd Barnhill will receive the Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance in May 2015 and prepare for his first major professional engagement at Nashville Opera. Continue Reading »

Our Top Twenty-Five School of Art

Already highly ranked, the School of Art continues on an upward trajectory. They have added five new members to their studio art faculty since 2011—all top choices attracted through competitive national searches. Sculptor John Douglas Powers is one of them. Continue Reading »

Neuroscience Research and Education Expand and Advance

Founded just three years ago, NeuroNET (Neuroscience Network of East Tennessee) was created in response to the rapidly growing neuroscience research and teaching presence across the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT), the UT Medical Center of Knoxville (UTMCK) and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Continue Reading »

In Pursuit of Her Dream

When Ashley Charest walked across the stage at the May 2014 Commencement, she never anticipated landing a position at a national research institute. Continue Reading »

UT Humanities Center: Impact on Scholarship

Now in its second year, UT’s Humanities Center is enabling scholarship and teaching in the humanities to flourish. Continue Reading »

UT Alum’s Super Bowl Ad Wins A Top Award

Johnny Dantonio (’07) wrote the heartwarming and award winning Budweiser Super Bowl ad “Puppy Love.” Dantonio majored in English at UT with a concentration in creative writing is now creative director at Anomaly in New York. Continue Reading »

Valisia LeKae is a Star and a Difference Maker

Valisia LeKae (‘01) took her degree in psychology and headed to Broadway. The singer/actress landed a breakout role in 2011 as Diana Ross in the smash hit Motown: The Musical. She’s on stage now as the national spokesperson for the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. Continue Reading »

College Publishes Dean’s 2014 Annual Report

The college has just released the 2014 annual report highlighting progress on our five-year plan to help UT reach the Top 25. Continue Reading »

News from the Hill

Read about the upcoming Debate Team Clinic and Reunion, a gift to the Language Resource Center, inaugural awards for alumni and philanthropists, and our new development director. Continue Reading »
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