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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.”

Student design wins ‘Moc My Ride’ contest

Be on the lookout for bikes wrapped in UTC student Mikey Clavin’s design.

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,”

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