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Understanding pregnancy discrimination

Peggy Young was working part-time as a delivery driver for United Parcel Service in 2006 when she became pregnant. Though her job description required that she be able to lift 70 lbs, she could lift no more than 20 lbs during her pregnancy. She asked UPS for accommodations, either temporary desk work or assistance lifting heavy packages. UPS argued that Young didn’t meet their criteria for light duty and required her to take unpaid leave. In 2008, she filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit, which was heard by the Supreme Court in 2014.

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COB Graduate named Influential Leader by AACSB

UTC College of Business graduate Max Fuller was recently named one of the first 100 Influential Leaders by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB). Fuller is founder and CEO of Chattanooga-based U.S. Xpress.

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Professor’s work featured in solo exhibit at Sewanee

Christina Vogel, Assistant Professor, Painting and Drawing’s solo exhibition Encounters is currently on view at Sewanee’s University Art Gallery, less than an hour’s drive from Campus. The Encounters exhibit began in February and will run through Sunday, April 10.

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Dr. Jonathan McNair, Finalist for National Music Award

Dr. Jonathan McNair was recently announced as a finalist in Composition-Orchestra Music, professional division, with The American Prize for his Hopyard Overture.

Engineering Students partner with TVA, Receive National Recognition

Graduate students Mariana Kamel and Haytham Saeed were recently honored for their contributions in an award winning approach to open phase faults.

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