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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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What’s it like to be a woman in science?

In recognition of Women’s History Month, we’re highlighting the stories of women from across campus, sharing their passion, pride and advice for future generations. Meet the women of UTC.

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Fighting leukemia at the cellular level

Maximum effectiveness, minimal side effects, least-possible damage to healthy tissue. Scientists have long pursued cancer treatment offering one or more of these benefits, and a researcher at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is now among them. Michael Danquah is researching a highly precise form of treatment delivery—at the nanoscale, molecular level—to fight leukemia. Danquah researched vaccine production as a chemical engineering doctoral student and today is director of

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For Anderson, stuttering is a way of life, not a barrier

Mallory Anderson essay: https://bit.ly/37TEMM1 National Stuttering Association: https://westutter.org/ Mallory Anderson was standing in line at a coffee shop, placing her order. Or trying to. Public tasks like ordering food make her nervous, causing her stutter to kick in more often. It did so at the coffee shop. As she struggled to get the words out, a guy in line behind had a suggestion: “If you can’t order, then move.” Insert disgust

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UTC alum begins Peace Corps service in Africa’s Eswatini

UTC alumnus Mackenzie Blackstock has been accepted into the Peace Corps in the African country of Eswatini.

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