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Faculty honored with professorships, grants

Faculty members recognized for excellence.

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Study results published in prestigious ‘New England Journal of Medicine’

The prescription drug hydroxychloroquine has been in the news in recent months thanks to the COVID-19 global pandemic. Hydroxychloroquine has successfully been used to treat lupus and rheumatoid arthritis and to prevent and treat malaria by killing the parasites that cause that disease. Since the drug has been beneficial in fighting off other viral illnesses, there was some thought that it could also combat SARS-CoV-2—the specific name for this

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Annual event brings people close to nature — or nature close to people

The Virtual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage brings experts to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where they lead about 200 nature-related events

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Honors College students win prestigious Goldwater scholarship

Ximena Leon and Dell Zimmerman win $7,500 prize.

Taking learning from hands-on to online

Setting up laboratory experiments to be shown online can be tough for organic chemistry courses but, in some ways, Dominique Belanger considers herself lucky. “I’m glad that I don’t have to learn how to teach sculpture online,” she said, laughing. Belanger is in charge of the organic chemistry program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, so it’s her responsibility to arrange lab work for students taking the courses.

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