Category: Faces of UTM

Allen’s passion for traveling leads to compassion for others

From Washington, D.C., to Greece to Arizona, Benjamin Allen, a senior cell and molecular biology major from Trenton, says his passion for traveling has only grown through the opportunities he’s had at the University of Tennessee at Martin. 

UT Martin Call Me MiSTER program inspires local student to become a teacher

“You have to make sure you have the experience; don’t let the experience have you.”

UT Martin Parsons student becomes first-ever to graduate nursing program in three years

On May 2, 2020, Clenney, who studied at the University of Tennessee at Martin Parsons Center, became the first student in UT Martin history to graduate the nursing program in three years.

Built with wires and hope: Savannah Metheny rebuilds horse skeleton for anatomy classes

While she may be small in stature, the legacy Savannah Metheny, a recent animal science graduate, has left at the University of Tennessee at Martin casts a tall shadow. In fact, it is 17-hands tall.

Newly graduated program director of ‘The Hawk’ earns position at WPSD

As she writes and edits newscasts to stream to the WPSD news website, Jillianne Moncrief understands the magnitude of the job she is responsible for as an associate news producer and social media manager.

UT Martin alumnus Michael Singer earns dream job in Alaska

As Michael Singer traveled through the Arctic Circle in Alaska for an arctic soils and permafrost soil science field tour during the summer of 2019, little did he know that by the end of the following summer, he would be living in Alaska, over 4,000 miles away from home, working as a soil scientist for the USDA-NRCS.

Fieser twins excel at UT Martin, prepare for graduate school

From the womb to commencement, the five sets of twins who graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin May 2, have spent very little of their lives apart from each other.

Majors reminds students to be hopeful, open-minded

One lesson University of Tennessee at Martin political science graduate Devin Majors learned early in his experience at college is that in order to fully become his own person, he had to be willing to try new opportunities.

Meet the Beetles: University Scholar uses flesh-eating insects in forensics research project

John, Paul, George and Ringo have discreetly lived on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin without drawing much attention from the public.

Inspiration through physical therapy, UT Martin graduate finds passion through injury

Most people would consider a torn ACL during their high school senior football season a disappointing end to everything they had worked toward, but for Collin Stricklin, of Martin, this injury led him to his passion and dream career: physical therapy.



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