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Music’s first African American student looks back at a lifetime of musical achievement

Johnny Malone ‘74, professional musician and songwriter, was seventeen when he started his educational career at the University of Chattanooga as the first African American student in the Music Department.

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Professor’s book chosen for FMU lecture series

Dr. Sarah Einstein’s award-winning creative nonfiction book, Mot: A Memoir, published last year, was recently chosen for Francis Marion University’s (FMU) spring 2017 Hunter Lecture and Common Colloquium Series.

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Redefining Tai Chi as a culture for empowerment

This modified version of the ancient martial and healing art makes Tai Chi accessible to individuals with ambulatory impairment and works to transform the wheelchair from an assistive device into a tool of empowerment.

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Professors and students featured in poetry collection, The Heart’s Many Doors

UTNAA Distinguished Professor of English Dr. Richard Jackson, with UTC alumni and current students, as well as distinguished American poets, recently teamed up to produce The Heart’s Many Doors. The collaborative effort features poems by American poets responding to prints by Slovene artist Metka Krasovec.

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Beat Hunger, the Holiday Season kick-off is back

The Campus favorite, Beat Hunger, will be held only once this year, on Monday, November 21, at 7:30 P.M. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall, Fine Arts Center. As usual, admission is only a $2 check donation to the Chattanooga Community Kitchen or two non-perishable food items.

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