Self-assembling Carbon Nanotubes: A Story that Tells Itself

Paul Cherukuri, Lindsey Bornhoeft, and Carter Kittrell

Researchers at the University of Tennessee in Chattanooga (UTC), Rice University and Texas A&M University have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil can guide tiny tubes of carbon invisible to the naked eye to self-assemble into wire-like structures as long as your hand, or up to 15 centimeters long.

Don’t miss Senior BFA Thesis Exhibitions at the Cress Gallery

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Each spring the Cress Gallery hosts the Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibitions, the capstone event of the creative research of students enrolled in the professional curriculum of the Department of Art at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.

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Alumnus Honored by American Academy of Emergency Medicine

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UTC and Brock Scholars Alumnus Andy Walker received the 2016 James Keaney Award from the American Academy of Emergency Medicine at the 22nd Annual AAEM Scientific Assembly in February.

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Freshman Alex Durham steals the show at regional KCACT Festival

UTC Freshman Alex Durham and her mom proudly displaying her KCACT award.

UTC’s Theatre department was well represented at this year’s regional Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Charleston, South Carolina; but Freshman Alex Durham stole the show when she was named for two distinguished honors: first place in sound design for her work in Our Town and the prestigious Don Childs Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas Award.

Send Silence Packing raises suicide awareness on Campus

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With their Send Silence Packing campaign, Active Minds raised awareness of the number of college students who die from suicide annually with a display of 1,100 backpacks in Heritage Plaza.

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