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O’Dea receives national award from American College of Physicians

Dr Gregory O’Dea, Associate Dean of the Honors College and UC Foundation Professor of English at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has been awarded The Nicholas E. Davies Memorial Scholar Award from the American College of Physicians.

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Alp honored by Girls Inc. with UnBought and UnBossed Award

Dr. Neslihan Alp, P.E., Department Head of Engineering Management and Technology and the Director of Graduate Programs for the College of Engineering and Computer Science, was one of nine women honored at the 12th annual UnBought and UnBossed Awards ceremony on April 13.

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Legends and Leaders Alumni Award Recipients

Davan Maharaj ’89 has been named recipient of the 2016 UTC Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Scott LeRoy ’79 has been named the Outstanding Service Award winner. Maharaj and LeRoy were honored May 6 when the UTC Alumni Board hosted its annual “Legends and Leaders” ceremony.

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Students Get Their Hands Dirty with Research

—Beth Ellen Roberts When UC Foundation Assistant Professor of Biology Hope Klug saw a 703 area code on her caller ID one day last November, she eagerly picked up the phone, anticipating that she was about to get some very good news. And in fact, the caller informed her that the National Science Foundation (NSF) had chosen her to receive a coveted NSF CAREER award, which will provide $655,000

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Self-assembling Carbon Nanotubes: A Story that Tells Itself

Researchers at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga (UTC), Rice University and Texas A&M University have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil can guide tiny tubes of carbon invisible to the naked eye to self-assemble into wire-like structures as long as your hand, or up to 15 centimeters long.

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