University of Tennessee, Knoxville, students worked on a marketing campaign for alumnus Ben Weprin’s new hotel, Graduate Knoxville, featuring memorabilia from Peyton Manning.
Across the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty members stepped up to support their students during the pandemic, figuring out solutions to teach their courses and making adjustments on the fly.
Despite spending half of spring semester apart during the pandemic, some students in Lecturer Gerald Witt’s digital news class got published and scored internships.
Although in-person commencement ceremonies in May had to be postponed for safety, UT will recognize graduates and their outstanding achievements over the next few weeks.
Students received a big surprise Thursday when Peyton Manning dropped in on John Haas’ Communication Studies Senior Capstone class.
The Library That Dolly Built, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student-driven film and documentary about Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, will premiere April 2 in New York City and be screened in theaters across the nation.
UT’s ninth annual Social Media Week will take place Tuesday, February 18, through Thursday, February 20.
Two University of Tennessee, Knoxville, student startups were named to the national Student Startup Madness (SSM) pitch competition. Andy’s Beekeeping was selected for the competition’s semifinal round. Digital publication Abled Magazine was named in the competition’s initial round. Both companies were chosen from applicants representing 54 universities and colleges nationwide.
Student entrepreneurs drawing from their own experiences—ranging from rodeo riding to living with disabilities—have been awarded cash prizes for their start-up businesses in the fall 2019 Graves Business Plan Competition.
Amber Roessner, associate professor in UT’s College of Communication and Information’s School of Journalism and Electronic Media, has interviewed Jimmy Carter and written a book about him.
Three UT students were honored by the Knoxville News Sentinel for excellence in leadership, entrepreneurship, and innovation in the 2019 Knox.biz 20 Under 20 awards.
Melanie Faizer encourages her digital news reporting students to fill gaps in local journalism by sleuthing out hard-hitting stories on significant news topics.