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University to host geology conference

Geoscientists from the southeastern United States and beyond will convene at the Chattanoogan Hotel and Conference Center, March 19-20, to discuss new and hot-topic science, expand on current studies, and explore the region’s unique geologic features.

Students on Holocaust Tour play detectives and explore Kraków

Today we had a lighter experience, we visited the Jewish center in Oswiecim. This place not only looks at the horrible things that happened to the Jews during the Holocaust, but also at their happiness before and after the war. We got to play detectives as we handled different photos of something in the center. It could be a photo of a person, a stone tablet, or even a

Holocaust Tour takes students to Auschwitz

Today started with layering up for the cold wind that awaits us outside. Upon arriving to the camp of Auschwitz 1, it’s not like the photos that most of us were raised on seeing, the camp is covered with two barbed wire fences and destroyed roads, but the buildings are what really take you by surprise.  It almost looks like a peaceful town from the outside with the tall

Veterans writing group established

For a military veteran, adjusting to college life may be a difficult transition. In an effort to help assist student veterans and their families, the UTC Student Veterans Organization (SVO) has teamed up with the Department of English to offer a new veterans writing group.

Holocaust Tour stirs emotions as students experience memorials

By Taralyn Wiley Today started out with pretty good weather with a little cold breeze as we traveled to the memorial of the gypsies and the homosexuals. It opens one’s mind to the knowledge of the killing of not only the Jews, but also other groups. The sites are very simple, but the students connected with the hard past. Silence came over the entire site. We walked to the