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Industrial-Organizational master’s program ranks as one of nation’s best

UTC’s industrial-organizational psychology master’s has been rising since its inception in 1975, but it recently hit the stratosphere. In three separate ranking studies of American and Canadian graduate programs, UTC ranked in the Top 10 in eight out of nine categories, hitting No. 1 or No. 2 in three.

Bridge to Rising Rock

Communication students tell the untold stories of Chattanooga with Rising Rock.

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Donated wetlands are a chance for students to get their hands dirty — and soaked

A 17-acre wetlands donated to UTC about two years ago is now an outdoor laboratory for students. But first on the agenda is trash pickup and, so far, about two tons have been hauled out, including TVs, tires, car parts and lots of plastic and glass bottles.

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No more ick: Students learn the ways of the fish in ichthyology class

Dr. Mark Schorr teaches an ichthyology course each spring, combining classroom lectures with two visits to the Tennessee River so students can “dive” into their studies.

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Intentional Observation: Ecology and Art classes collaborate, compare research

This spring, Astri Snodgrass, painting and drawing lecturer, and Dr. DeAnna Beasley, assistant professor of biology, geology, and environmental science, are teaming up to teach their students about intentional observation—the practice of slowing down and taking the time to examine their environment.

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