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University celebrates grand opening of new library

Live performances from student music groups, building tours, a scavenger hunt, and a ceremonial ribbon cutting were just a few of the activities during the official grand opening of the new library. Students, faculty, staff, alumni, city officials, and community members turned out in droves to celebrate the University’s newest building. Envisioned as the academic and intellectual center of campus, the new 180,000 square-foot space is dedicated to learning

College of Engineering and Computer Science receives contribution from BASF sponsors

Students and faculty from the College of Engineering and Computer Science at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga accepted a $3,000 donation from BASF employees, including $1,500 to support the university’s American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) student chapter competition team and $1,500 to support UTC’s Chem-E-Car competition team. “BASF is proud to play a role in enriching the lives of our future engineers,” said Robert Gagliano, BASF Chattanooga

Community forum to focus on poor health and its effects on quality of life, economy

January 22 summit to address how Tennessee’s decades-long position as one of the nation’s unhealthiest states poses risk to economic potential and quality of life, and identify state- and community-led initiatives to improve health outcomes.

Journalist challenges UTC audiences with new insight of Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy

Jeff Johnson challenged a group of students, faculty, staff, and community members to celebrate the real legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.  “The King that did work that was worthy of being honored didn’t make people feel comfortable,” he said. Johnson is an awarding-winning journalist, communications specialist, partner and Chief of Strategy for the Baltimore based branding firm Illume Communications.  He is an MSNBC contributor and White House Correspondent

UTC earns national Carnegie classification for community engagement

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has achieved the national designation of a 2015 Community Engagement University by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. UTC is one of only 361 campuses to currently hold the distinction. “We are honored that the Carnegie Foundation has recognized our campus with this national distinction. Strong partnerships between UTC and our community are critical to our success,” said UTC Chancellor Steven

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