UTC team studying how Appalachian plants respond to climate change

Biology Students

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

Welcome week kicks off with variety of activities

From a 100-foot banana split to a paintball tournament to a cook-out, there was something for everyone at this year’s Welcome Week. The class of 2018 joined the campus community during Freshman Move-In Day. Students had fun during The UTC Department of Campus Recreation’s annual paintball tournament Campus Recreation also hosted their annual Welcome Week ice cream party featuring 100-foot of ice cream, games, and fun. A little rain didn’t

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UTC alumnus makes a SPLASH with art classes

Charlie Newton Art Class Poster

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.

Engineering students create unique tandem bike

Engineering Students Bicycle

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

DNP student travels to Hong Kong for nursing research congress

Melissa Bogle in Hong Kong

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.

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