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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.

Seismometer on campus detects tiny vibrations in Earth, even from Hurricane Dorian

An earthquake-detecting seismometer on the UTC campus picked up vibration, which showed up as a spike on the machine’s readings according to Joe Mies, UC Foundation R.L. Wilson professor in biology, geology and environmental science.

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Rare opportunity: 2 students first from UTC at international conference

Braley Gentry and Thomas Wiegand are the first UTC students to attend WorldCUR.

Saving the Orchids

The environment is facing a biodiversity crises, according to UTC’s Jennifer Boyd, and she’s working on the situation one rare plant species at a time.

Get a taste of UTC on Focus Friday

Curious about what college is like? Want to meet some current UTC professors and students? Join us for Focus Friday.

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