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Engineering students grow edible plants, fish, in aquaponics system

People who live in developing countries sometimes don’t grow their food the old fashioned way.  Instead, their food comes donated in a great big fish tank–an aquaponics system where the fish feed the plants, and the humans harvest fruit, veggies, and fish. A group of UTC engineering students in a senior interdisciplinary design class successfully built a small scale freshwater automated aquaponics system with an innovative automated water changing

UTC’s first intern with Volkswagen in Germany enjoys experience abroad

By Cheryl Toomey, University Relations Graduate Assistant Adrianna Eder, a senior Brock Scholar pursuing a Bachelor of Integrated Studies degree with a focus on health care administration, was the first UTC student to intern at Volkswagen in Germany. Eder studied at Ostfalia University, in Wolfsburg, Germany – the location of the VW headquarters – from March 3 through July 10. “This is a newly developed partnership with VW and

Students complete economic impact study on Ironman Chattanooga

The inaugural Ironman competition in Chattanooga brought thousands of participants to the city’s riverfront to swim, bike, and run for bragging rights and personal glory. When the Chattanooga Sports Committee needed to determine the economic impact of one of the biggest sporting events the city has ever hosted, they turned to Dr. Andrew Bailey, UC Foundation Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for UTC Sport and Leisure Service Administration. “Our

Women’s Leadership Academy

The Women’s Leadership Academy is an annual training on principles of feminist leadership. It’s an exciting opportunity to learn about collaborative leadership and an opportunity to get to know fellow UTC students.

UTC hosts free conference for high school and college students offering FAFSA assistance

“College Goal Tennessee 2015: Navigating Your Success” is for high school & college students, parents, and educators. Conference begins 8:30 am, Saturday, Jan. 31