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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

Welcome week kicks off with variety of activities

From a 100-foot banana split to a paintball tournament to a cook-out, there was something for everyone at this year’s Welcome Week.

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Engineering students create unique tandem bike

Christopher’s mom was delighted to hear her son say “Again, again!” when she took him for his first bike ride in his new car seat, outfitted by first year engineering students who were challenged with creating this assistive device. Keith Schaal, Tyler Medley, Tanner Askren, Amanda Wade, and Jake Dedeker attached a donated car seat to the front of a donated bicycle and created a safe way for the

Freshmen participate in First Year Reading Experience

Should a cure for aging be legalized and made available to the public? What laws should regulate its use? How should society deal with a growing population that never ages? Freshmen grappled with these questions during discussion of this year’s selection for the First Year Reading Experience.

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