Students involved in Mock Trial at UTC get to try their hand at a real court case without the threat of legal repercussions. Mock Trial is a trial simulation that provides great skills for a wide variety of students, not just Political Science majors and future lawyers. Teams of six to ten students play the parts of lawyers and witnesses before a real judge.
Anthropology and psychology students at UTC enrolled in a Primate Behavior class launched a new event at the Chattanooga Zoo called “Fall for the Animals.” Students impersonated people and events related to primate and animal exhibits, to the delight of zoo patrons.
It’s a common misconception that dyslexia is just reading words incorrectly, but according to Dr. James Herman of MTSU, the learning disability has deeper neurological roots. Herman was on campus to speak at a new series focused on community education, sponsored by the UTC McKee Chair of Excellence.
Fifty years ago this month, this country experienced one of its darkest days to date: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on the streets of Dallas, Texas. To mark the 50th anniversary of this tragic event, UTC Special Collections and University Archives will be displaying some items from its collections relating to President Kennedy and the assassination.