This article in the Moultrie (GA) Observer tells the story of a group of UT Knoxville students who came to town to work on humanitarian aid projects during UT’s Spring Break.
Driving in her car one day, Mattie Jackson, daughter of country music singer Alan Jackson, came up with a unique idea that gave her the opportunity of a lifetime. Jackson, a sophomore at UT Knoxville majoring in English, wrote the script for her dad’s new music video, “It’s Just That Way.”
This USA Today story on the housing market in Knoxville quotes UT Knoxville economics professor Matt Murray, who says the stability of the local job market is helping stabilize housing prices.
The UT Knoxville Black Alumni Weekend is scheduled for April 9-10 and spaces are filling up fast. The event will take place on campus and includes a welcome reception and mixer on Friday evening and a continental breakfast, a choice of workshops, lunch and a gala event on Saturday.
UT students and staff are invited to submit their paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, films/videos, mixed media and installations for a juried exhibit to be held in conjunction with the “Poverty and Health Care” mini-summit to be held on March 31 at the Baker Center.