“Hollywood’s Great War”


Hollywood filmmakers have produced memorable stories about World War II and Vietnam in recent years, but the American war film began with portrayals of World War I. To bring greater awareness of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, the UTC Departments of English and History and the Humanities Program are sponsoring a lecture by Dr. Pearl James.  The lecture is one of several events scheduled

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UTC alumnus, Dr. Khaled Mattawa, named MacArthur Fellow

As a fifteen year old, Khaled Mattawa left Libya and came to the United States barely able to speak English. Just a few years later, he became a political science major at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and today he is a renowned translator, poet, and cultural ambassador. Dr. Mattawa ’89, Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,

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Russian delegation visits campus

A delegation from Chattanooga’s Sister City of Nizhny, Russia, came to campus to learn about the transformation of Chattanooga. Chancellor Steve Angle welcomed the group and described Chattanooga’s metamorphosis from a dirty, industrial city to a beautiful outdoor destination with a reputation for entrepreneurial success and innovative use of technology.  Angle explained the role of the University in the city’s history and future. “The University partners with our revitalized

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Dan Lothian to bring expertise to UTC

Dan Lothian is returning to Chattanooga, where he went to college and got his first job as a general assignment reporter at WDEF-News 12. The seasoned journalist, formerly a correspondent for CNN and now the owner of Dan Lothian Media, will begin a two-year series of guest lectures at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for the Department of Communication. Lothian will present “The Obama administration and transparency and

Engineering dean featured in national STEM story

Dr. Neslihan Alp, Interim Dean of the UTC College of Engineering and Computer Science, is featured in Huffington Post blogger Deborah J. Levine’s article “What Women in Engineering Are Saying in the South.”