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University hosts award-winning author Janisse Ray

Award-winning author, naturalist, and activist Janisse Ray will give a talk on the UTC campus about heirloom seeds, agrodiversity and the future of food. The event is scheduled for Thursday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Raccoon Mountain Room of the UTC University Center.

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Online portal created for First Year Reading Experience

The Postmortal, this year’s First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) selection, raises questions about the ethics and the consequences of a cure for aging. UTC’s FYRE committee created an online portal for students and the campus community.

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Solomon Puryear learns on the job at WHBQ FOX13 in Memphis

Engineering major retains competitive fellowship Solomon C. Puryear is learning all about the television industry while he earns a degree in engineering management technology at UTC. Puryear was a senior at Germantown High School in Memphis when he and his family read a blog that mentioned a fellowship with Emma L. Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media.  Beginning as a rising college freshman, successful candidates can earn a

Do you need a course?

If you are unable to find an open seat in a required course for fall 2014, make a request via the Center for Advisement and Student Success online course request form.

A new look for Zachary’s exercise train

A 12-year old boy with multiple developmental, speech, and feeding delays in Soddy Daisy needed to exercise on a climbing structure at his home, but his parents said it wasn’t very interesting or fun to use.  A group of UTC engineering students in Dr. Cecelia Wigal’s first year Design Project class discovered Zachary loves trains, so they designed a new look for the climbing structure.  The design was topped

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