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Learning on the Set

Three cinema studies students had the learning experience of a lifetime while interning on the Knoxville set of the feature film Dog Years with the legendary Burt Reynolds. Continue reading

UT Alumni Bring Hollywood Home 2

Alumni Gordon Whitener and Brett Thomason gave locals quite a thrill this summer by filming their star-studded movie Dog Years on campus and in Knoxville. Continue reading

An Interview with the Coach

Writer Brooks Clark recalls the day he interviewed Pat Summitt and she helped him do his job better. Continue reading

Tributes to Pat Summitt

People from Tennessee and beyond paid tribute to Pat Summitt with videos, photos, social media posts, flowers, letters, cartoons, and more. Take a look at all the ways fans chose to honor her. Continue reading

Ready for Liftoff

Before she had her diploma in hand, Katherine Van Hooser (’91) had accepted a job with NASA. Twenty-five years later, she’s risen to the ranks of chief engineer. Continue reading

Rockin’ Memories

We asked readers of Torchbearer magazine to tell us their favorite campus concert memories. Take a look at what they told us!
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Bert Ho

Underwater archaeologist Bert Ho (’01) gets up close and personal with shipwrecks as part of his job with the National Parks Service’s Submerged Resources Center, which takes him to lakes, rivers, oceans, and beaches in the United States and around the world. Continue reading

Tennessee A to Z

There are a lot of great things to love about this place that we call home. Even our alumni and friends … Continue reading

Between the #BlurredLines

Where does creativity end and copyright begin? Two School of Music professors join two College of Law professors to discuss the “Blurred Lines” trial and the implications it may hold for the entertainment industry. Continue reading

Rockin’ Out on Rocky Top

Before Thompson-Boling Arena opened in 1987, the university played host to big-name acts in other venues on campus. From the final concert of legendary classical … Continue reading