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Common reading program Read2Achieve selects The Circle

UTC’s common reading program has a new brand and a fresh invitation for the entire campus to read the same book.  Read2Achieve, formerly known as the First Year Reading Experience or FYRE, will bring first year students together by reading the same book during the summer months.  Faculty and staff will also be encouraged to read the book and initiate book clubs during spring semester 2015. “The original name

See the 2015 UTC Department of Art Juried Student Exhibition

Artist and educator Joshua Bienko selected 54 works from 151 entries for inclusion in the exhibition, which includes a wide range of media and materials: from charcoal on paper and oil on canvas to mixed media installations and sculpture, digital collage and websites, artist’s books, zines, photographs, and six moving image works.

UTC professor presents positive results of financial literacy class

Dr. Christi Wann, UC Foundation Associate Professor of Finance, was an invited speaker in the first Dave Ramsey Collegiate Symposium. The symposium, hosted in Brentwood, Tennessee, was designed to show regional universities how Dave Ramsey and his team are working with leading colleges and universities to change students’ lives through financial literacy. Wann presented dramatic evidence supporting behavioral and learning outcomes from students who participated in UTC’s Personal Finance

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

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