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Alumni Affairs’ Jayne Holder retires June 30

After almost 20 years of service to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Alumni Affairs Jayne Holder is retiring today, the UTC Office of Development and Alumni Affairs and the University of Chattanooga Foundation Inc. announced. A Chattanooga native and 1974 graduate of UTC, Holder began working for the University in August 2000. Before being promoted to assistant vice chancellor for alumni affairs, her past

Graduate working in public health: ‘Glad to feel useful’

  About two weeks after Zach North earned his master’s in public health from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, he was chasing COVID-19 across 10 counties in Southeast Tennessee. “Baptism by fire,” he said with a laugh. “Yes, it does wear you out, but it’s rewarding. I really feel like it’s important work, and I’m not glad that this is happening, but I’m glad to feel useful, to

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‘Education About Asia’ hits a quarter century of publication

Along with his work at UTC, Lucien Ellington also serves as vice chairman of the board for the Chattanooga Charter School of Excellence.

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Years of anthropology research brings worldwide recognition

Lyn Miles, a longtime anthropology professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has been selected to the inaugural group of 10 inductees into the international Interspecies Communication Hall of Fame. At UTC, Miles worked for nine years with Chantek the orangutan, eventually teaching him more than 150 words—the vocabulary of a 2- or 3-year-old child—in American Sign Language for the Deaf, the first time someone had tried—and succeeded—to

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Dedication to education earns annual award for math lecturer

Angelique Ramnarine, a senior lecturer in math, was selected for the 2020 Gail Shulimson Award.

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