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UTC Theatre Company presents Clybourne Park

UTC Theatre Company in conjunction with the First Tennessee Foundation presents Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park. The performance will be in UTC’s Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre, in UTC’s Fine Arts Center. The show will run September 30-October 4 at 7:30 p.m. with an additional 2 p.m. matinee on October 4. Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and 2012 Tony Winner, this bitingly funny and provocative drama explores the

“Hollywood’s Great War”

Hollywood filmmakers have produced memorable stories about World War II and Vietnam in recent years, but the American war film began with portrayals of World War I. To bring greater awareness of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the UTC Departments of English and History and the Humanities Program are sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Pearl James.  The lecture is one of several events scheduled

Dr. Bryan Hampton and Dr. Chris Stuart honored with model ship dedication

Dr. Bryan Hampton and Dr. Christopher Stuart were recently honored with the dedication of model ships created by Frank Hill, a longtime lover of UTC. Hill has been associated with the University for forty seven years; thirty five years as an adjunct professor and twelve years as a student, auditing classes primarily in the humanities.

UTC team studying how Appalachian plants respond to climate change

As the seasons change, we’re used to seeing large numbers of geese migrate and fly to a warmer or cooler climate. But what about plants? Even though they’re rooted in the ground, could they migrate as well? That’s the question Dr. Jennifer Boyd, UTC Associate Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and a team of students are currently researching on a select group of plants found in the Appalachian

Two lectures to be delivered by Princeton historian

Sheldon Garon, Princeton’s Nissan Professor of Japanese Studies, will deliver two lectures at UTC. “Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves” — Monday, Sept. 8. “On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. learned from the Bombing of Britain and Germany in World War II” — Tuesday, Sept. 9.

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