Dr. Mary Poston Tanner has been appointed Interim Director of the Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies, known for its contributions in research, collecting and analyzing data from the Chattanooga area. Tanner is the former Interim Provost and Dean of the College of Health, Education, and Professional Studies at UTC.
Anthropology and psychology students at UTC enrolled in a Primate Behavior class launched a new event at the Chattanooga Zoo called “Fall for the Animals.” Students impersonated people and events related to primate and animal exhibits, to the delight of zoo patrons.
It’s a common misconception that dyslexia is just reading words incorrectly, but according to Dr. James Herman of MTSU, the learning disability has deeper neurological roots. Herman was on campus to speak at a new series focused on community education, sponsored by the UTC McKee Chair of Excellence.
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Fifty years ago this month, this country experienced one of its darkest days to date: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on the streets of Dallas, Texas. To mark the 50th anniversary of this tragic event, UTC Special Collections and University Archives will be displaying some items from its collections relating to President Kennedy and the assassination.
English students at UTC have the chance to take classes from Allen Wier, an accomplished author, in this inaugural year of the UTC Department of English’s Visiting Scholar Program.
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