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  • Big Ears 2018
    Big Ears’ Big Tent
    The festival's eclectic energy is carrying over to its home city, in many different ways. We trace some of them.
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  • Image courtesy of the Knight Commission
    Trust and Transparency
    A national report (with a Tennessee co-chair) charts a decline in civic engagement. It also offers some solutions.
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  • Randy Boyd with UT chancellors at State of the University 3-14-19
    Vol Access
    Boyd announces UT Promise, a privately endowed scholarship to make the state university free for lower-income students.
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  • 'Appalachian Reckoning'
    Appalachian Chorus
    In response to J.D. Vance’s ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ regional writers stake a claim to political and cultural diversity in the Southern mountains.
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  • John Compton and Randy Boyd
    Taking Control
    The UT Board of Trustees approves a plan to change how student activity fees are distributed, potentially shutting down funding to Sex Week.
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  • Cherokee Farm
    Cherokee Farmer
    After a career building public-private connections, Tom Rogers prepares to take the reins at UT’s research park.
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