The city of Knoxville, home to UT’s flagship campus, has been ranked 46th overall among the best college towns and cities in the US and 11th among midsize cities by WalletHub, a financial services company.
From local media coverage to the biggest outlets across the world, UT was mentioned in thousands of articles and broadcasts in 2018.
UT’s undergraduate commencement ceremony was filled with a series of special moments and a speech by Governor Bill Haslam.
Amaya Linsey walked across the stage to receive her degree today, waiting at the end of the stage to embrace her with open arms was her brother, Airman First Class Jerald Linsey Jr., home on special leave.
Accounting major Paul Whited couldn’t make it to his graduation ceremony. He was at UT Medical Center, embarking on another round of chemotherapy to fend off the cancer he’s been battling since January 2016.
Four years ago, as he was finishing his senior year of high school, Daniel Enciso set his sights on a goal—attending UT to study engineering. Today he graduates with a computer engineering major in the Tickle College of Engineering.