Enjoy our stories of exceptional researchers, innovative servant–leaders, and phenomenal artists. Many Volunteers have influenced history. Others are enhancing our present experience and setting their sights on future transformation.

a boy has his face painted during the 225th anniversary block party

UT Commemorates 225th Anniversary with Celebrations and Service

During the 2019–2020 academic year, UT celebrated the land-grant institution’s 225th anniversary with celebrations, community service, and exhibits of campus history.

University Printing and Mail’s Travis Andrew creates stickers

Volunteers in Action

When COVID-19 interrupted life on Rocky Top, UT responded. It’s what we do. It’s who we are.

The Volunteer Yearbook's spread of training during World War II

UT in Times of Crisis

During wars as well as pandemics, UT has stepped up to serve the nation and the world.


How has UT made a difference in your life?