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Dr. June Scobee Rodgers’ Newest Book is Out of This World

Dr. June Scobee Rodgers will be signing copies of Star Challengers on October 15, 2-4 p.m. at the Challenger Learning Center. Books will be available for purchase at 50 percent off the regular price. Rodgers is best known as the founding chairman of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education.  But her newest venture is gaining attention in places like New York City, Hollywood and DragonCon in Atlanta.

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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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UTC students, faculty dance at Tennessee Aquarium

Several students and one faculty member broke out in dance that seemed to spontaneously occur outside the Tennessee Aquarium on Sunday, September 5th.

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New faculty, tenure, and promotions announced for 2010-2011

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NSF recognizes environmental chemistry research

Of the hundreds of awards granted by the Chemistry Division of the National Science Foundation (NSF), Dr. Greg Grant’s chemical research project was one of five the NSF selected for recognition for an Environmental Outcome. Grant, Grote Professor in the UTC Chemistry Department, said “Research in Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) Grant: Complexation Studies of Heavy Metal Ions by Crown Polythioethers and Related Macrocyclic Ligands” describes something new:  a compound that

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