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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

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

Dr. Jim Henry selected for national engineering award

When Dr. Jim Henry was ten years into his tenure at UTC, he decided to run a remote chemical engineering lab, back when the word “Internet” was hardly a commonly used word.

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Online engineering spotlighted by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report included UTC as one of the top 10 Online Engineering Schools with the Most International Students.

MOOC technology pilot program earns continued state investment

As an experienced online lecturer at UT Chattanooga and fan of technology, Tiffany Mitchell jumped at the chance to convert her online English rhetoric and composition course to Coursera, one of two national innovators in massive open online courses (MOOCs), being used in a pilot program throughout the University of Tennessee.

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