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McClung Museum Director Celebrates Twenty-fifth Anniversary

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Over the past quarter century, Jefferson Chapman has watched the McClung Museum evolve from a repository for archaeological artifacts and donated collections into an ever-changing go-to site for art lovers and history buffs alike.

Board Approves Naming of the Frieson Black Cultural Center

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The UT Board of Trustees approved a proposal today to rename a popular student programming and support building for UT Knoxville alumni Ron and Don Frieson. The building previously known as the Black Cultural Center, on Melrose Avenue on the Knoxville campus, is now named the Frieson (fry-son) Black Cultural Center.

Twins Use Love of Theater to Launch Party Company

Sisters Rachel Clift, left, and Laura Clift transform into princesses for children's parties.

Twin sisters Laura and Rachel Clift—sophomores at UT—have used their theater training to create a children’s party business called Neverland and Company. The Clift sisters grew up in Maryville, spending their days watching musicals and acting out their favorite fairy tales. As they got older, they began dressing as original fairy characters and attending Renaissance festivals with friends.

Online Access to The Papers of Andrew Jackson Available

The Papers of Andrew Jackson Digital Edition joins a short list of prestigious editorial projects available within The American Founding Era Collection, a digital publication of the University of Virginia Press.

A Reminder About Location Changes of Certain Student Life Offices

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Have you had the chance to visit the first phase of the new Student Union? Hundreds of students, faculty, and staff, as well as incoming new students and their families at orientation, have explored the new 142,000-square-foot building since it opened on June 1.