“Golddiggers, Generals, and Tightrope Walkers” — Geology’s impact on people

Bill Witherspoon

Dr. Bill Witherspoon, geologist and co-author of Roadside Geology of Georgia, will present a slide show illustrating three examples of Georgia geology’s impact on people on Wednesday, September 3, beginning at 7 p.m. at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Grote Hall, Room 131. This event is free and open to the public. It is hosted by The UTC Physics, Geology and Astronomy Department. Attendees who register for this event

Michael Federici to deliver Constitution Day lecture

Michael Frederici

“American Constitutional Politics in Perspective: Why Parchment Barriers are Insufficient” is the 4th annual Constitution Day public lecture to be held at UTC on Wednesday, September 17, at 7:30 p.m. University Center Auditorium, 2nd floor.

Two lectures to be delivered by Princeton historian

Sheldon Garon

Sheldon Garon, Princeton’s Nissan Professor of Japanese Studies, will deliver two lectures at UTC. “Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves” — Monday, Sept. 8. “On the Transnational Destruction of Cities: What Japan and the U.S. learned from the Bombing of Britain and Germany in World War II” — Tuesday, Sept. 9.

Freshmen participate in First Year Reading Experience

First Year Reading Experience Class 2

Should a cure for aging be legalized and made available to the public? What laws should regulate its use? How should society deal with a growing population that never ages? Freshmen grappled with these questions during discussion of this year’s selection for the First Year Reading Experience.

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