The Fall 2022 issue of Our Tennessee magazine focuses on how the humanities and arts enrich our lives. In his “President’s Desk” column, UT System President Randy Boyd sums up well why studying history is so important.
A great article on why we need history majors!
Dr. Julia Cummiskey, assistant professor of history, is currently completing a post-doctoral fellowship in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of the History of Medicine. Dr. Cummiskey authored the below article as part of a series on “A Historical Guide to Pandemic Responses,” published by the JHU Department of the History of Medicine.
UTC History Department Head and UC Foundation Associate Professor Michael Thompson and UTC senior and History Minor Nate Collyer wrote a three-part series that was published in the Chattanooga Times Free Press on the History Department’s work to commemorate the history of Engel Stadium and baseball in Chattanooga.
Plaques documenting the history of Engel Stadium and baseball in Chattanooga were unveiled on September 9 at UTC’s Intramural Sports Complex next to the historic stadium. The plaques were part of a project carried out by UTC students under the direction of history department head Michael Thompson and follow the fascinating history of the stadium, Chattanooga baseball, and their connection to nearby neighborhoods and the city.