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Asia teaching journal celebrates 20th anniversary

Education About Asia (EAA), the teaching journal of The Association for Asian Studies (AAS), is celebrating 20 years of providing assistance to professors and teachers to integrate the study of Asia into the courses they teach.

Engineering professor and UTC Center recognized with Sustainable Transportation Award

Dr. Ignatius Fomunung, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Interim Director of the Center for Energy, Transportation and the Environment (CETE), was recognized by The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in conjunction with Clean Air Month, for the outstanding efforts made by The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga to reduce transportation-related energy and emissions at the inaugural Sustainable Transportation Awards in Memphis, Tennessee. Fomunung submitted

Students teach environmental education lessons

Searching for salamanders and floating foam kayaks down a creek may sound more like playtime than school time, but UTC students enrolled in Dr. Andrew Bailey’s Outdoor Leadership Class offered local school children a connection between humans and the natural environment. As part of their coursework, Bailey’s class researched, planned, and delivered environmental education lessons at Red Bank Elementary and Skyukah Hall. Students planned lessons on erosion, pollution, hydrology,

Entrepreneurship professor featured in WalletHub article

Dr. Diane Halstead, Mary Harris Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, UTC College of Business, was featured in WalletHub’s recent study which examined what the social media site found to be the best and worst cities to work for a small business.

Scholarship debate tournament brings local high school students to campus

Ayanna Fletcher’s most memorable moment in a scholarship debate tournament hosted by UTC came when she won the Robert Fisher Spirit Award.  She wasn’t expecting it and she was “very surprised” to hear her name called. “In the time that I had to debate, I learned how to speak in front of people. That was one of my greatest fears. I also learned how to gather all of my

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