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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.

“Golddiggers, Generals, and Tightrope Walkers” — Geology’s impact on people

Dr. Bill Witherspoon, geologist and co-author of Roadside Geology of Georgia, will present a slide show illustrating three examples of Georgia geology’s impact on people on Wednesday, September 3, beginning at 7 p.m. at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Grote Hall, Room 131.

Michael Federici to deliver Constitution Day lecture

“American Constitutional Politics in Perspective: Why Parchment Barriers are Insufficient” is the 4th annual Constitution Day public lecture to be held at UTC on Wednesday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. University Center Auditorium, 2nd floor.

Costume and set design provided for three operas

Students, faculty, in UTC Theatre work in Italy When the curtain was raised on three different operas presented in centuries-old theaters around the Italian countryside during the summer of 2014, patrons saw the work of three UTC Theatre students and one faculty member.  Stephanie Henderson, Costume Designer and lecturer at UTC, took two students from UTC to help with costume design, and a third to work on set design.

“The Ape Who Went to College”

Chantek, an orangutan who was raised at UTC and taught sign language, was featured in “The Ape Who Went to College,” a story that aired nationally as part of the PBS series, My Wild Affair.   Dr. H. Lyn Miles, UC Foundation Professor of Anthropology, scientific researcher, and biocultural anthropologist, is at the heart of the story. Chantek learned hundreds of signs, made up his own words, told lies, learned

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