UTC department head elected to Council of the American Political Science Association

Michelle Deardorff

Dr. Michelle Deardorff has been elected to the Council of the American Political Science Association (APSA).  It is the leading professional organization for the study of political science; more than 15,000 APSA members reside in excess of 80 countries.  Deardorff, professor and head of the Department of Political Science, Public Administration, and Nonprofit Management at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, will serve her council term from 2014-2016. APSA

Take Back the Night Chattanooga


You may not be aware of it, but you probably know someone who has been affected by sexual violence.  The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) reports that every two minutes a sexual assault is reported. How can you take action? Take Back the Night Chattanooga is an internationally recognized event that is a visible stand against sexual violence, specifically violence against women.  This event is

UTC welcomes new faculty

New Faculty Table

Check out UTC’s incoming professors, lecturers, and librarians. Welcome to the University, new Mocs!

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UTC students take AT&T pledge: no texting and driving


Drivers feel pressure to respond to their friends and text them while they are behind the wheel. Place #X on social media sites or texts, put down the phone and pay attention to the road.

Presentation offers skills in Japanese lunchbox preparation

Obento Poster

Learn the cultural background of Obento, the Japanese lunchbox, with a presentation and hands-on workshop. Obento has caught on in the US because of its balance of nutrition and beauty.