In its history, UT has had 77 student Fulbright recipients, with the first in 1959. This year, 19 students received Fulbright awards – a single-year record for the university. Of...
Category: Visual & Performing Arts
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, School of Music has received a $3.14 million gift from Eric W. Barton of Maryville, Tennessee, a former Marine who went on to start several...
A unique program gives MFA theatre students a rare opportunity to experience the process of writing and producing a play.
Wade Guyton, Meredyth Sparks, and Josh Smith, distinguished School of Art alumni, launched an innovative project called Limited Box Edition to support a new Artist-in-Residence Endowment Campaign. Limited Box Edition...
A UT student drummer has made his professional debut on a recently released album
We’ve all had one. A day where you feel like your fate is sealed before you even step out the door. A day where you feel less than confident and not like yourself.
At five, Benjamin Parton simply wanted to be like his older violin-playing brother. His competitive streak of simply wanting to be better at strings than his brother waned as he honored his calling.
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.
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.
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.
Paige Braddock (’85), executive vice president and creative director for Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates, gives readers a glimpse into the humor of life in “Jane’s World.”
Film expert Paul Harrill joined the faculty of the School of Art this year as the inaugural appointment of the Dee and Jimmy Haslam Professor of Art.