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ElderScholars topic: History of Chattanooga broadcasting

Seniors in the Chattanooga area are invited to join ElderScholars to engage in academic, social and cultural experiences at UTC. ElderScholars plan interesting, entertaining and useful session programs.

The first meeting of 2014 ElderScholars is Tuesday, Sept. 9, at 1 p.m. in the Ocoee Room of the University Center. David Carroll, author and news anchor for WRCB-TV 3 is guest speaker.

“Golddiggers, Generals, and Tightrope Walkers” — Geology’s impact on people

Dr. Bill Witherspoon, geologist and co-author of Roadside Geology of Georgia, will present a slide show illustrating three examples of Georgia geology’s impact on people on Wednesday, September 3, beginning at 7 p.m. at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Grote Hall, Room 131.

Michael Federici to deliver Constitution Day lecture

“American Constitutional Politics in Perspective: Why Parchment Barriers are Insufficient” is the 4th annual Constitution Day public lecture to be held at UTC on Wednesday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. University Center Auditorium, 2nd floor.

Two lectures to be delivered by Princeton historian

Sheldon Garon, Princeton’s Nissan Professor of Japanese Studies, will deliver two lectures at UTC. “Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves” — Monday, Sept. 8. “On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. learned from the Bombing of Britain and Germany in World War II” — Tuesday, Sept. 9.

University hosts award-winning author Janisse Ray

Award-winning author, naturalist, and activist Janisse Ray will give a talk on the UTC campus about heirloom seeds, agrodiversity and the future of food. The event is scheduled for Thursday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Raccoon Mountain Room of the UTC University Center.

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