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Volkswagen selects UTC interns, featured in video

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:// Lewis, a May 2010 chemical engineering graduate, will continue her internship until the end

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New encyclopedia on religion has UTC connections

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.

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Alumnus, former US Marine begins medical school

During former US Marine Aaron Evans’ second tour of duty in Iraq he was part of the humanitarian effort to help rebuild the city of Rutbah, Iraq.  He helped provide security and logistical assistance for people living in “really bad conditions,” and he became frustrated when civilians needed medical help.   Their one hospital was being rebuilt and only one small clinic remained.

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Recent graduate attends national disability summit

Alumna Jean Lawrence, a 2010 political science graduate, was invited to attend the first National Summit on Disability Policy: Living, Learning & Earning, in Washington, DC. The event was hosted by the National Council on Disability and marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) becoming law. “There was so much learned and so much celebrated. I was able to speak with many people in the

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Tom Losh becomes new Alumni Board of Directors President

This year Alumni Board of Directors took the theme “Advocacy for the University”  to their companies, their communities, and the people they came in contact with every day, according to Mike Purcell, outgoing Alumni Board of Directors President.

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