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TEDxUTChattanooga announces slate of speakers for October 25

The organizers of the first TEDxUTChattanooga are proud to announce the slate of speakers for this year’s event. TEDxUTChattanooga will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Earlier this year, TEDxUTChattanooga invited nominations for speakers to offer short talks by a select, diverse group of professors, students, and community members, all of whom will speak from their

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.

Online portal created for First Year Reading Experience

The Postmortal, this year’s First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) selection, raises questions about the ethics and the consequences of a cure for aging. UTC’s FYRE committee created an online portal for students and the campus community.

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UTC among universities IBM partners with to help train tomorrow’s data scientists

New programs offer business and IT skills for successful data science careers IBM announced it is partnering with 28 new business schools and universities, including The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, to help prepare students for the 4.4 million jobs that will be created worldwide to support big data by 2015.

Tennessee Valley Corridor Summit kicks off on UTC Campus

Chancellor Steve Angle delivered the keynote address at the Tennessee Valley Corridor Summit, one of the Southeast’s longest running science and technology conferences. Chattanooga’s history of manufacturing excellence, entrepreneurial development, and technological advancement drew the summit to Chattanooga.

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