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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

“Hollywood’s Great War”

Hollywood filmmakers have produced memorable stories about World War II and Vietnam in recent years, but the American war film began with portrayals of World War I. To bring greater awareness of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the UTC Departments of English and History and the Humanities Program are sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Pearl James.  The lecture is one of several events scheduled

Dan Lothian to bring expertise to UTC

Dan Lothian is returning to Chattanooga, where he went to college and got his first job as a general assignment reporter at WDEF-News 12. The seasoned journalist, formerly a correspondent for CNN and now the owner of Dan Lothian Media, will begin a two-year series of guest lectures at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for the Department of Communication. Lothian will present “The Obama administration and transparency and

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.

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.

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