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Howard-Baptiste selected as inaugural Provost Executive Administrative Intern

Dr. Shewanee Howard-Baptiste, Assistant Professor in Exercise Science, has been selected as the inaugural 2016-17 Provost Executive Administrative Intern.

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Rausch named UTC Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga announces the appointment of Dr. David Rausch as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

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Self-assembling Carbon Nanotubes: A Story that Tells Itself

Researchers at UTC, Rice and Texas A&M have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil can guide tiny tubes of carbon to self-assemble into wire-like structures up to 15 cm long.

Understanding pregnancy discrimination

Peggy Young was working part-time as a delivery driver for United Parcel Service in 2006 when she became pregnant. Though her job description required that she be able to lift 70 lbs, she could lift no more than 20 lbs during her pregnancy. She asked UPS for accommodations, either temporary desk work or assistance lifting heavy packages. UPS argued that Young didn’t meet their criteria for light duty and required her to take unpaid leave. In 2008, she filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit, which was heard by the Supreme Court in 2014.

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UTC Hosts Annual Faculty Award Dinner

UTC recently recognized the contributions and achievements of our outstanding faculty at the annual Faculty Awards Dinner.

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