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Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards announced

The newly established Ruth S. Holmberg Grant for Faculty Excellence awards funds to deserving faculty for professional development.

Of the 41 proposals received in summer 2014, seven faculty members earned awards—selected tenured or tenure track faculty who are promoting “innovative or creative research and engagement or advancement of an academic discipline.”

Dr. Bryan Hampton and Dr. Chris Stuart honored with model ship dedication

Dr. Bryan Hampton and Dr. Christopher Stuart were recently honored with the dedication of model ships created by Frank Hill, a longtime lover of UTC. Hill has been associated with the University for forty seven years; thirty five years as an adjunct professor and twelve years as a student, auditing classes primarily in the humanities.

More students to be engaged in undergraduate research and creative activity

If a chemistry student has always had a passion for social work, wouldn’t it be great for her to find a faculty member in social work and team up on research? The new Office of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity at UTC is crackling with the excitement of pairing faculty with students to conduct independent intellectual activity. Traditionally, the UTC Honors College has fostered opportunities for undergraduate research. The

UTC team studying how Appalachian plants respond to climate change

As the seasons change, we’re used to seeing large numbers of geese migrate and fly to a warmer or cooler climate. But what about plants? Even though they’re rooted in the ground, could they migrate as well? That’s the question Dr. Jennifer Boyd, UTC Associate Professor of Biological and Environmental Sciences, and a team of students are currently researching on a select group of plants found in the Appalachian

Costume and set design provided for three operas

Students, faculty, in UTC Theatre work in Italy When the curtain was raised on three different operas presented in centuries-old theaters around the Italian countryside during the summer of 2014, patrons saw the work of three UTC Theatre students and one faculty member.  Stephanie Henderson, Costume Designer and lecturer at UTC, took two students from UTC to help with costume design, and a third to work on set design.

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