Monthly Archives: October 2012

Update: Former BB&T CEO addresses financial crisis

We are in an economic recovery, but not a healthy recovery, according to John A. Allison, the former Chairman of BB&T Corporation, who spoke on campus for the 2012 Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series.  The Scott L. Probasco, Jr. Chair of Free Enterprise hosted the event.

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Mocs spell their way to victory!

By Chatrice Barnes, University Relations Intern When most people think of a spelling bee they think about those Friday afternoons in their 3rd grade English class or more commonly the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But members of the UTC faculty and staff proved that you’re never too old to participate in a spelling bee and help with a great cause at the same time.

Chemistry Club shares learning experience at Brown Academy

The UTC Chemistry Club showed students from Brown Academy just how fun science can be thanks to a recent grant from the American Chemical Society-Community Interaction Grant (ACS-CIG).

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Researchers address adolescent intimate partner abuse

Fifty-two percent of all crimes against persons in Tennessee were classified as domestic violence last year.

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Pre-service teachers learn at NASA workshop

A group of pre-service teachers recently gathered to attend the NASA Education, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Workshop, where they engaged in a hands-on activity designed to monitor the progress of an eclipse.  It was one way the students learned to effectively teach elementary and middle school students.

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