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Social media: marketing professor researches “friending” employees, students

Should a supervisor ask to friend an employee? How does a student feel about receiving a Facebook friend request from a professor?

UTC Finance students complete internship that takes them from the stock market to the farm

Four UTC Finance students were selected to participate in a four-week summer internship with Galtere, Ltd., the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renée Haugerud. The experience took the students from the skyscrapers in New York City to a farm in Preston, Minnesota. Stephen Reaves, Nicole Koegel, Cody Edwards, and Tyler Gallups got a firsthand experience of live trading, intensive research, and the knowledge and advice of Wall Street professionals in

More students to be engaged in undergraduate research and creative activity

If a chemistry student has always had a passion for social work, wouldn’t it be great for her to find a faculty member in social work and team up on research? The new Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity at UTC is crackling with the excitement of pairing faculty with students to conduct independent intellectual activity. Traditionally, the UTC Honors College has fostered opportunities for undergraduate research. The

UTC team studying how Appalachian plants respond to climate change

As the seasons change, we’re used to seeing large numbers of geese migrate and fly to a warmer or cooler climate. But what about plants? Even though they’re rooted in the ground, could they migrate as well? That’s the question Dr. Jennifer Boyd, UTC Associate Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and a team of students are currently researching on a select group of plants found in the Appalachian

Engineering students create unique tandem bike

Christopher’s mom was delighted to hear her son say “Again, again!” when she took him for his first bike ride in his new car seat, outfitted by first year engineering students who were challenged with creating this assistive device. Keith Schaal, Tyler Medley, Tanner Askren, Amanda Wade, and Jake Dedeker attached a donated car seat to the front of a donated bicycle and created a safe way for the

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