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Brewing up success: Local veteran starts business after completing UTC entrepreneurship program

It’s a hot and humid Tennessee night and Carter Wexler is wiping down the counter of his bar, Big Frog Brewing. Soon, the neighborhood hangout will have a steady stream of customers looking to escape the summer heat. Though Big Frog has been opened only a year, Wexler has built a loyal clientele, many he knows by name. But before he opened his bar, Wexler went through a long

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Professor finds unique method to improve musician health

When Dr. Kevin Ford wanted to help a student release tension and improve her conducting skills, he turned to his wife, Allyson, a trained practitioner of the Feldenkrais method.

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Student publishes first book in planned trilogy

When Hannah Rials was 12 years old, she woke up from a dream about a teenage vampire. Instead of rolling over and going back to bed, she got up and started writing. Eight years later, those late night writings are now a published novel called Ascension.

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Making music with light: Chemistry student spends summer researching the photoacoustic effect

Rachel Peters is making music with a laser. As a chemistry major entering her senior year, Peters and Dr. Han Park, assistant professor of chemistry, are researching what is called the photoacoustic effect.

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Student reaches new heights with internship at SpaceX

When Matt Joplin dreamed of his future career, he let his mind wander to the highest of places: outer space. He took one giant step closer to his dream by recently completing an eight-month internship at SpaceX, a California-based aerospace manufacturing and space exploration technologies company founded by Elon Musk.

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