Arts & Design News

School of Interior Design Changes Name to School of Interior Architecture

The School of Interior Design has changed its name to the School of Interior Architecture to reflect its educational intent and scope of work. The name change clarifies the school’s connection with its counterparts in the College of Architecture and Design—the School of Architecture and the School of Landscape Architecture.

Historical Note: Two Women Lead This Year’s Pride of Southland Band

When UT’s Pride of the Southland Band takes the field this fall, two women will be front and center. Junior Rebecca Percy of Trussville, Alabama, is the drum major—only the third woman to hold the position. Senior Laiton Pigg is starting her second year as assistant drum major.

Matsuriza Taiko Drum Ensemble Performs Tonight

A special performance by the Matsuriza Taiko Drum Ensemble will be held at 6 p.m. tonight at the Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall in the Natalie L. Haslam Music Center.

Journalism Students Produce Documentaries about Local Vietnam Vets

Three short documentaries about local Vietnam veterans made by UT journalism students will be featured at Knoxville’s First Friday event and then air on East Tennessee PBS stations in conjunction with the broadcast of Ken Burns’s new epic documentary, The Vietnam War.