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Costume and set design provided for three operas

Students, faculty, in UTC Theatre work in Italy When the curtain was raised on three different operas presented in centuries-old theaters around the Italian countryside during the summer of 2014, patrons saw the work of three UTC Theatre students and one faculty member.  Stephanie Henderson, Costume Designer and lecturer at UTC, took two students from UTC to help with costume design, and a third to work on set design.

Freshmen begin college experience early

Summer Bridge Program promotes success at UTC A group of 32 incoming freshmen got an early start this summer in the new UTC Summer Bridge Program, where they took the initiative to take steps towards academic achievement, experience extracurricular activities and develop leadership skills. For four weeks, the students attended math, English, and first year studies experience classes. “It’s an early opportunity for college success,” explained Dr. Beth Crawford,

Welcome!

Welcome to UTC! Activities continue through August 28, including socials in the residence halls, a whitewater rafting trip, a part-time job fair, and a UTC home football watch party. See the full schedule here. Check out the videos for the Oak Street Roast and running out at Finley Stadium.

Engineering students construct sensory pod for autistic children

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Autistic children often suffer from overstimulation, particularly from sights and sounds. Five UTC engineering students – Cassidy Craven, Jimmy DePrimo, Jeremy Stewart, Drew Bennett, and Christopher Jones – have come up with a solution to this problem for one therapy center. The sensory pod is designed to provide autistic children a place to escape sensory overload and calm down prior to their

Dr. David Ross sought as expert in eyewitness testimony

Psychology professor and graduate students assist in overturning conviction in Missouri Anthony Williams was 14 years old when he attended a middle school dance in St. Louis City, Missouri, where another middle school student was later shot and killed.  First a fight broke out during the dance, and then after the dance, in the dark outside the building, gunshots were fired.  One witness recalled standing with Williams at that

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