Innovation for Tomorrow

It’s hard to imagine what Blount College’s first scholars in 1794 would say about the university’s current research efforts in areas like artificial intelligence, driverless cars, advanced materials manufacturing, and big data.

Churning Success

Cruze Farm owner and alumna Colleen Cruze Bhatti (’11)  has opened permanent, temporary, and mobile ice cream locations; added a pizza barn; and expanded sales throughout East Tennessee while inspiring the UT students she hires among her squad of “farm girls.”

Alternative Growth

A graduate student and an alumnus are commercializing products that could mean significant cost savings for farmers across the country while reducing waste and work time.