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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

Alumna and playwright attends prestigious conferences to hone craft

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant “It can be difficult to find writing conferences that include playwriting because they usually focus on poetry or short story or things like that, so to get accepted to the two conferences I had my eye on was very exciting!” said Gaye Jeffers, Associate Professor of Theatre and UTC alumna. Jeffers attended the Yale Writers’ Conference, an intensive writing program, in June.

UTC Theatre Company presents Clybourne Park

UTC Theatre Company in conjunction with the First Tennessee Foundation presents Bruce Norris’ Clybourne Park.

A Pulitzer and Tony Winner, this bitingly funny and provocative drama explores the history of the house bought by the Younger family of the American classic, A Raisin in the Sun.

CECS hosts “Get On Board” Day

College Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) hosted their “Get On Board Day” on September 17. This annual event introduces current Mocs, from the CECS department and beyond, to various CECS affiliated student organizations.

Nobel Laureate Thomas J. Sargent to speak at UTC October 6

Nobel laureate Thomas J. Sargent will speak in the Burkett Miller Distinguished Lecture Series Monday, October 6, at noon in the UTC University Center Auditorium.  Dr. Thomas J. Sargent will discuss “Lessons from the Fiscal History of the United States.” Sponsored by the Scott L. Probasco, Jr. Chair of Free Enterprise, this event is free and open to the public.  Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

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