Fill in the blank: Love is ______. Did the word “blind” come to mind? What about “patient?” Or “war?” For recent UTC graduate Taylor Kinser, love is glitter. And marshmallows. With a little pink paint, sequins, and soap suds too. Kinser’s conceptual art project, “Bottled Emotions,” explores the idea of creating and packaging an intangible product—our emotions.
A portrait of former Dean of the Lupton Library Dr. Joseph Jackson was recently unveiled on campus. Artist and UTC nursing alumna Elizabeth Adams was commissioned to paint Jackson’s portrait, which is currently on display in the T. Cartter and Margaret Rawlings Lupton Memorial Library.
A UTC alumna and two current UTC student were selected for the Volkswagen Distinguished Scholars Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the three can now be seen in a new video. Jennifer Lewis, Joshua Solomon and Carolyn Hoagland were among 11 students selected by Volkswagen for the program, which began last summer. httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03qaO_tJzDY Lewis, a May 2010 chemical engineering graduate, will continue her internship until the end…
A new contemporary, multidisciplinary Encyclopedia of Religion in America has been edited by UTC Professor Emeritus Dr. Charles Lippy and includes nearly a dozen contributors with UTC connections.