Andrew Jackson News

Campus Quirks: Odd but Wonderful Things about UT

Two female students walking on the Joe Johnson and John Ward Pedestrian Walkway by the sculpture A Startling Whirlwind of Opportunity by Alice Aycock. Photography by FJ Gaylor Photography.

UT is home to some unique stuff. You’ve probably heard about the Anthropology Research Facility and the Bass Donated Skeletal Collection housed in a basement room in Neyland Stadium. While these two parts of campus are well-known curiosities, there are plenty of other eyebrow-raising things to see on Rocky Top.

Another History Mystery Solved: UT Jackson Papers Project Editor Helps New York Attorney General Recover Stolen Letter

Staff of the Andrew Jackson Papers Project at UT Knoxville once again are being credited with solving a history mystery. The group that has been in the news several times in recent years for authenticating letters and debunking myths has now helped recover a 185-year-old letter written by President Andrew Jackson that was stolen from the New York State Library and Archives.