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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.

Once I Too Had Wings: The Journals of Emma Bell Miles, 1908-1918

Steven Cox began to appreciate the value of the journals of Emma Bell Miles shortly after he joined the UTC Library in 2001. One year before, the work of this “gifted writer, poet, naturalist, and artist with a keen perspective on Appalachian life and culture” had been donated to UTC, and researchers began to ask if they could have a look.

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Department of Biological Sciences receives anteater specimen from Nashville Zoo

The UTC Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences has a new specimen to add to its collection in the UTC Natural History Museum. A six-foot-long, nearly 100-pound one. The department recently received a specimen of a giant anteater from the Nashville Zoo. The animal died of natural causes.

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Model ship dedication honors Dr. Gavin Townsend

Dr. Gavin Townsend, UTC Professor of Art History, was recently honored with the dedication of a model Viking ship. With a special research interest of American architectural history, Townsend has received the SGA Outstanding Professor Award, has served as Faculty Senate President, and also been on the Tennessee Historical Commission.

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Dr. Alp appointed Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science

Dr. Neslihan Alp, who has served as the Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research in the College of Engineering and Computer Science as well as the Department Head of Engineering Management and Technology since 2006, has been appointed to a new role as the Interim Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science. 

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