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UTC alumna Dr. Stephanie Fraley researches drivers of cancer metastasis and sepsis

Dr. Stephanie Fraley topped her Chemical Engineering class. She uses the skills she learned at UTC as a professor of Bioengineering at UC San Diego.

Computer science and electrical engineering students participate in Maker Faire

Dr. Craig Tanis and students took the blue and gold to “the Greatest Show (and Tell) on earth.”

Provost Jerald Ainsworth conquers Ironman Chattanooga

Provost Jerald Ainsworth swam 2.4 miles in the Tennessee River, rode his bike 116 miles, and ran 26.2 miles in thirteen hours and four minutes in Ironman Chattanooga because he wanted to challenge himself and cross an item off his bucket list. “I’ve been involved in triathlons for over 25 years. I’ve done a lot of 70.3 races, a half Ironman, and they aren’t that difficult to train for. 

Nobel Laureate Thomas J. Sargent addresses UTC crowd

Dr. Thomas J. Sargent is quite sure that President Obama knows two countries that use U.S. currency, but he doubts he could name the third country. Sargent, the William R. Berkeley Professor of Economics and Business at New York University who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 2011 for his “empirical research on cause and effect in the macroeconomy,”

Student takes product from Elevator Pitch Competition to stores

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Ladders are a common tool for construction workers and do-it-yourselfers, but ladders that are set up on uneven surfaces can lead to serious injury for professionals and laymen. Daniel Taylor, a junior business major at UTC, came up with a clever solution to the problem.  The Ladder Levelizer first appeared at the 2013 UTC Elevator Pitch Competition and can now be bought

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