UTC News Releases http://blog.utc.edu/news Official news releases of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:41:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 News Digest http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20140825/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=news-digest-20140825 http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20140825/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:38:22 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?post_type=utcblogs_newsletter&p=12015 http://blog.utc.edu/news/newsletters/news-digest-20140825/feed/ 0 Michael Miller Focusing on student success http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/focusing-student-success/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=focusing-student-success http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/focusing-student-success/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:35:19 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11987 Chancellor Angle draws from personal experience to lead campus ]]> Chancellor Angle draws from personal experience to lead campus ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/focusing-student-success/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations UTC Finance students complete internship that takes them from the stock market to the farm http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-finance-students-complete-internship-takes-stock-market-farm/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=utc-finance-students-complete-internship-takes-stock-market-farm http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-finance-students-complete-internship-takes-stock-market-farm/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:26:14 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11982 Four UTC Finance students were selected to participate in a four-week summer internship with Galtere, Ltd., the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renée Haugerud. The experience took the students from the skyscrapers in New York City to a farm in Preston, Minnesota. Stephen Reaves, Nicole Koegel, Cody Edwards, and Tyler Gallups got a firsthand experience of live trading, intensive research, and the knowledge and advice of Wall Street professionals in ]]> Four UTC Finance students were selected to participate in a four-week summer internship with Galtere, Ltd., the commodities-focused hedge fund of Renée Haugerud. The experience took the students from the skyscrapers in New York City to a farm in Preston, Minnesota. Stephen Reaves, Nicole Koegel, Cody Edwards, and Tyler Gallups got a firsthand experience of live trading, intensive research, and the knowledge and advice of Wall Street professionals in ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-finance-students-complete-internship-takes-stock-market-farm/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations University Relations University Relations More students to be engaged in undergraduate research and creative activity http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/students-engaged-undergraduate-research-creative-activity/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=students-engaged-undergraduate-research-creative-activity http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/students-engaged-undergraduate-research-creative-activity/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:20:38 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11979 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 ]]> 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 ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/students-engaged-undergraduate-research-creative-activity/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations UTC team studying how Appalachian plants respond to climate change http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-team-studying-appalachian-plants-respond-climate-change/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=utc-team-studying-appalachian-plants-respond-climate-change http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-team-studying-appalachian-plants-respond-climate-change/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:08:11 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11974 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 ]]> 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 ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-team-studying-appalachian-plants-respond-climate-change/feed/ 1 University Relations University Relations University Relations University Relations Welcome week kicks off with variety of activities http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/welcome-week-kicks-variety-activities/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=welcome-week-kicks-variety-activities http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/welcome-week-kicks-variety-activities/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:51:17 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11964 ]]> ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/welcome-week-kicks-variety-activities/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations UTC alumnus makes a SPLASH with art classes http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-alumnus-makes-splash-art-classes/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=utc-alumnus-makes-splash-art-classes http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-alumnus-makes-splash-art-classes/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:48:31 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11970 Students in Charlie Newton’s art classes make a creative SPLASH with paint inside the old James A. Henry School in Chattanooga. Newton, a professional artist and UTC art alumnus, offers the free Young Artist Community Workshop to students who live in College Courts. Michael Edward Miller takes us to the place where art provides inspiration. Listen to the story or read the story. Share ]]> Students in Charlie Newton’s art classes make a creative SPLASH with paint inside the old James A. Henry School in Chattanooga. Newton, a professional artist and UTC art alumnus, offers the free Young Artist Community Workshop to students who live in College Courts. Michael Edward Miller takes us to the place where art provides inspiration. Listen to the story or read the story. Share ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-alumnus-makes-splash-art-classes/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations University Relations Engineering students create unique tandem bike http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/engineering-students-create-unique-tandem-bike/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=engineering-students-create-unique-tandem-bike http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/engineering-students-create-unique-tandem-bike/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:26:22 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11957 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 ]]> 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 ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/engineering-students-create-unique-tandem-bike/feed/ 1 University Relations University Relations University Relations DNP student travels to Hong Kong for nursing research congress http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/dnp-student-travels-hong-kong-nursing-research-congress/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dnp-student-travels-hong-kong-nursing-research-congress http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/dnp-student-travels-hong-kong-nursing-research-congress/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:08:22 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11952 For those who study health practices, it can be easy to lose sight of global health issues and focus on local concerns. Melissa Bogle, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student, had an eye opening experience when she attended the 25th annual Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing Research Congress in Hong Kong in late summer 2014. ]]> For those who study health practices, it can be easy to lose sight of global health issues and focus on local concerns. Melissa Bogle, a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student, had an eye opening experience when she attended the 25th annual Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Honor Society of Nursing Research Congress in Hong Kong in late summer 2014. ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/dnp-student-travels-hong-kong-nursing-research-congress/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations University Relations UTC CEO Club presents Elevator Pitch Competition http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-ceo-club-presents-3rd-annual-elevator-pitch-competition/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=utc-ceo-club-presents-3rd-annual-elevator-pitch-competition http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-ceo-club-presents-3rd-annual-elevator-pitch-competition/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:59:56 +0000 http://blog.utc.edu/news/?p=11949 UTC students, do you have a great idea for a business? ]]> UTC students, do you have a great idea for a business? ]]> http://blog.utc.edu/news/2014/08/utc-ceo-club-presents-3rd-annual-elevator-pitch-competition/feed/ 0 University Relations University Relations