Hao Luong, who will be graduating from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in December with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing, is literally leaving her mark on the walls of the institution.
When Dr. Takeo Suzuki agreed to teach a course on Japanese anime and manga culture this fall, he was supposed to have only 10 or 12 students. After the class filled up in the first hour of registration, the dean agreed to expand it—first to 15 and eventually to 35 students.
Families and children of all ages gathered at the UTC Challenger STEM Learning Center for the first-ever STEAMagination festival on Saturday, Oct. 21, a celebration of science, technology, engineering, art and math. The Challenger Center promotes career exploration for children, provides STEAM learning labs and simulated space missions and often hosts field trips and summer camps for K-12 students.
During his time in the U.S. Navy, recent UTC graduate Heber Gutierrez saw the world, but his experience as an opportunity fellow for an art workshop taught him the most about life. With a passion for art, glassblowing and especially pottery, he decided to pursue a degree in studio art.
From University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Magazine: The perception of an art degree is changing. While other areas of academic study may struggle in the wake of the pandemic, recruitment numbers are up in the Department of Art at UTC. Department Head Angie To credits some of that change in perception to the state of affairs in the modern world.
Andrew O’Brien, an associate professor in the UTC Department of Art, was awarded a $10,000 grant to incorporate something new into his art—the scent of honeysuckle. “It has allowed me to be a little more ambitious and try something that is certainly more experimental.”
An educational partner with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Battle Academy has been named to a group of 22 schools selected statewide for its Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics program (STEAM) programs.
A Brock Scholar as a University of Tennessee at Chattanooga student, Gus Gaston is heading to Germany in July after being selected as one of 75 finalists for the 2023-2024 year of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.
A University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library Special Collections exhibit is going on the road for the first time. Special Collections and the Association for Visual Arts (AVA) have organized an exhibition of art pieces and fine bindings created by Barry Moser, a native of Chattanooga and a 1962 graduate of the University of Chattanooga. The presentation, titled “Transformation: Exploring the Art of Bookmaking with Barry Moser,” will take place from April 14 to May 26 at AVA, located at 30 Frazier Ave. on Chattanooga’s North Shore.
For the second year in a row, a student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga has been recognized in a national competition known as the Pulitzer Prize for collegiate journalism. Jules Jackson, a double major in art and communications, placed 19th in the 2022-23 Hearst Multimedia Narrative Storytelling Competition.