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Student takes product from Elevator Pitch Competition to stores

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Ladders are a common tool for construction workers and do-it-yourselfers, but ladders that are set up on uneven surfaces can lead to serious injury for professionals and laymen. Daniel Taylor, a junior business major at UTC, came up with a clever solution to the problem.  The Ladder Levelizer first appeared at the 2013 UTC Elevator Pitch Competition and can now be bought

AT&T Tennessee awards student scholarships

Ten students from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga were recognized today as recipients of the AT&T Distinguished Scholars Program. The AT&T Distinguished Scholars program was established in partnership with the University of Tennessee to open the doors to higher education for 50 deserving students across the state of Tennessee. “Opening the doors to higher education for more Tennesseans is one of the central missions of the University of

Lab dedicated, supports concrete research

More than 10,000 bridges need to be replaced in the United States.  They’re mostly made from concrete, a popular building material that has a reputation for freezing, thawing, and cracking. A researcher at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is examining the sustainability, durability, repair, and life cycle of concrete.  He is testing ways to make it last longer so that it does not have to be replaced as

Holocaust lecture, discussion scheduled for October 14

Following the talk, there will be a spirited discussion on Holocaust memory, anti-Semitism in Europe and how teenagers in America, Europe and Israel are using social media to create and share projects.

UTC department head elected to Council of the American Political Science Association

Dr. Michelle Deardorff has been elected to the Council of the American Political Science Association (APSA).  It is the leading professional organization for the study of political science; more than 15,000 APSA members reside in excess of 80 countries.  Deardorff, professor and head of the Department of Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, will serve her council term from 2014-2016. APSA

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