The popular PBS Masterpiece series Downton Abbey has come to life through an exhibit at Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina, curated with the help of a UT alumna. The “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times” exhibition, open through May 25, displays forty-five costumes worn in seasons one through four of Downton Abbey.
The Language Resource Center in Alumni Memorial Building—a place where students access computers, labs, and studios to help them learn foreign languages—has received a donation that will support its continued operation.
Before UT alumnus and NASA astronaut Barry Wilmore turned over the command of the International Space Station in preparation for his return to Earth, he issued a good-bye message that included some love for UT.
Taylor Gwiazdon, a 2008 graduate in civil engineering, recently appeared on Shark Tank, a show on ABC in which aspiring inventors have a chance to pitch their ideas to four experts, dubbed sharks.
Engadget spoke to UT alumnus and current professor Mark Dean about computing, his role as a pioneer in the PC revolution with IBM, and about overcoming racism.
Michelle Johnson, an alumna of the Department of Political Science was surprised last week with a $25,000 national award for excellence in teaching.
The Haslam College of Business recognized the accomplishments of two alumni and one corporation during its sixth annual Alumni Awards Gala on November 14.
Hawaiian Tropic Founder Ron Rice, a 1964 UT alumnus, returns to campus this week to talk to students, meet with alumni and receive an Accomplished Alumni Award.
Twenty-three years ago, Marshall Ramsey was a UT student, drawing cartoons for The Daily Beacon.
Sharon Price John, CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. and a proven expert in corporate turnarounds, will receive the 2014 Donald G. Hileman Alumni Award from the College of Communication and Information at its awards and scholarship donor appreciation banquet on Friday, November 14.