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UTC group toured Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg

Jim Walpert enjoyed the international business classes he took from Dr. Frank Butler—one in Mexico in 2013 and another in Germany in May 2014, when they explored the economic, political, cultural and social aspects of Germany and how these factors impact the way business operates in the largest European economy.

Upward Bound Math and Science PRISM completes summer STEM camp

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant The Upward Bound Math and Science PRISM program (UBMS) wrapped up their six-week summer academic camp on July 2 after building radios and boats, taking an architecture design course, and touring the state capitol building, all in pursuit of an enriched STEM education. The program focuses on preparing low-income and first-generation college bound students for success in higher education, particularly in science,

Tom Hoover, UTC’s CIO, shares insights on “MetroCampus”

Tom Hoover, Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Information Officer (Information Technology) at UTC, shared his insights on “MetroCampus,” hosted by Chuck Cantrell, Vice Chancellor of Communication and Marketing at UTC. “MetroCampus” is a monthly public affairs program produced by Cantrell, which highlights campus programs and activities. Watch the broadcast.

TEDxUTChattanooga invites speaker nominations

“Now what?” is the topic of the first TEDxUTChattanooga meeting on Saturday, October 25, 2014, to be held on the UTC campus.  The entire campus and community can become involved in this independently organized and officially licensed event based on TED, Technology, Entertainment, Design conferences. Nominate a speaker or nominate yourself to speak, attend the event, sponsor the event, or volunteer at the event. The deadline to nominate a

ThinkAchieve course offers experiential learning in San Salvador, Bahamas

Leah Keith-Houle’s Red Bank High School students are learning to map with a purpose. Unlike most mappers who are white males between 30-45 years old, Keith-Houle’s students are often young black women and men who are 16 years old. They tested their skills when they formed a Humanitarian Outreach Team (HOT) for OpenStreetMap (OSM). With this open source program, they’ve mapped Padang, Indonesia, for tsunami preparedness and Washington, Illinois, for tornado first responders.

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