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Michael Federici to deliver Constitution Day lecture

“American Constitutional Politics in Perspective: Why Parchment Barriers are Insufficient” is the title of the fourth annual Constitution Day public lecture to be held at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Wednesday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the UTC University Center Auditorium, located on the second floor of the building. The Center for Reflective Citizenship at UTC will sponsor the event, with support from the Jack C.

Two lectures to be delivered by Princeton historian

Dr. Sheldon Garon, Nissan Professor of Japanese Studies and history at Princeton University, will deliver two lectures at UTC based on his most recent research.  “Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves” will be presented Monday, September 8 from 4:30-6 p.m. and “On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. learned from the Bombing of Britain and Germany in World War II” will

Geologist and author to present: “Golddiggers, Generals, and Tightrope Walkers”

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.

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.

Freshmen begin college experience early

Summer Bridge Program promotes success at UTC A group of 32 incoming freshmen got an early start this summer in the new UTC Summer Bridge Program, where they took the initiative to take steps towards academic achievement, experience extracurricular activities and develop leadership skills. For four weeks, the students attended math, English, and first year studies experience classes. “It’s an early opportunity for college success,” explained Dr. Beth Crawford,

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