The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Department of Music will host the upcoming 2014 Trumpet Festival of the Southeast. The festival will be held at the UTC Fine Arts Center from January 17-19. Admission to see performances by guest artists and a jam session is free and open to the public.
When Dr. Ann Holmes was a freshman at UTC, she was struggling to find a class when she decided to try geology at 8 a.m. with the legendary late professor Dr. “Rock” Wilson. “I was mesmerized from day one. This school fostered my interest in rocks,” Holmes said.
Students involved in Mock Trial at UTC get to try their hand at a real court case without the threat of legal repercussions. Mock Trial is a trial simulation that provides great skills for a wide variety of students, not just Political Science majors and future lawyers. Teams of six to ten students play the parts of lawyers and witnesses before a real judge.
Anthropology and psychology students at UTC enrolled in a Primate Behavior class launched a new event at the Chattanooga Zoo called “Fall for the Animals.” Students impersonated people and events related to primate and animal exhibits, to the delight of zoo patrons.