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Local middle school students ‘Gear Up’ for college chemistry

From experimenting with elephant toothpaste to measuring the width of a single piece of hair, 24 Orchard Knob Middle School seventh-graders got a taste for science and a glimpse of college during their recent visit to UTC.

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Work by UTC students makes things easier for hospital patients

Anna Tenpenny admits she was “geeking.” Walking through the brand-new Kennedy Outpatient Center for the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger, not only was she dazzled with the building itself, she also gazed with wonder upon the electronic kiosks that register patients at the center. It’s a system she and two other students pitched to Erlanger officials, suggesting they use it. Erlanger did decide to use it, and the system is

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UTC Graduate School accepting applications for first-ever Diversity in STEM Visit

Explore and experience graduate education on our campus with this two-day visit.

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Researching the hows and whys of brain changes through life

For further information about Jill Shelton’s CALM Lab, visit Consider this scenario: Your spouse asked you to pick up an item at the grocery store on your way home from work, and the supermarket was indeed on your route home. Once you noticed the store’s sign, your brain reminds you of the task at hand. “Oh yeah, I have to remember to pick up that spice at the

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Local high school students create art for public display

When her name was called, Lily Michel got a “Huh? You mean me?” look on her face. She’d just heard that her artistic submission was chosen as a winner in ArtSpark Goes to School, a local program that invites high school students to create art that will be placed on 20 EPB utility boxes from the North Shore to Southside. Even with her winning certificate in hand, Lily was

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