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New student geology group established

To better prepare students for work in the professional field, the UTC Department of Geology has established a student chapter of the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG). The University’s chapter is only one of two in the state of Tennessee and one of 24 nationwide.

$1.1 million gift establishes Finley Chair in American Business

Continuing a legacy of support for UTC, a $1.1 million gift from the Finley family has created the W. Max Finley Chair for Excellence in American Business to honor the entrepreneurial energy and career of the late W. Max Finley, former Chairman of the RockTenn Corporation. The W. Max Finley Chair will employ or retain a distinguished faculty member for the UTC College of Business who will focus on

Physical Therapy professor offers advice on Dog TV

Dr. David Levine’s research and clinical expertise in canine rehabilitation has taken him in an interesting direction for Dog TV with “K9 Fit Club, Sit Stay & Get Fit” on the Dish Network. Levine, Walter M. Cline Chair of Excellence in Physical Therapy, offered encouragement to dog owners to get out and exercise with their canine companions, a win-win for humans and their pets. Watch Episode 9 and Episode

Dr. Neslihan Alp featured in Groundbreakers Storytelling: Women in STEM

In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Dr. Neslihan Alp will participate in “Groundbreaking Stories:  Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM)” on Tuesday, March 10, 6-7:30 p.m. at the Chattanooga Downtown Public Library Auditorium, located at 1001 Broad Street in Chattanooga. This event is free and open to the public.  RSVP is required, visit womengroundbreakers.com to save a seat. “Chattanooga’s ground-breaking women are STEM field

Health and Human Performance majors prepare for national competition

Three UTC Health and Human Performance majors are going to the National American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Quiz Bowl in San Diego, California, in May 2015.  Christine Hagemeyer, Brianna Mullins, and Megan Ware posted a first-place team win in the Southeast American College of Sports Medicine (SEACSM) Regional Quiz Bowl, held at the 2015 SEACSM Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida.  Twenty teams competed. UTC’s trio beat teams from

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