May is Tassel Time in Tennessee.

The statewide University of Tennessee system produces about 10,000 new graduates each year. Here are a few moments from ceremonies held at UT’s campuses and institutes this spring.

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Degree of Confidence

The Value of a Degree from UT

The latest Tennessee Alumnus cover story features UT economists Bill Fox and Matt Murray.

illustration of smiling grads

Graduation Traditions, Rituals and Regalia

When students don caps and gowns for graduation this month, they are taking part in a tradition nearly 600 years old.

montage of photos of recent graduates

The Impact of a Degree

UT alumni share how their education and experiences prepared them to take the next step.