On Thursday, Feb. 22, UTC hosted its first VW Drive Your Career Day, an event for students who registered to explore internship and career opportunities while networking with VW personnel. VW staff members talked with students about positions in numerous disciplines, including innovation, finance, engineering, computer science, business and human resources. In addition, an ID.4 and the new VW bus were parked next to the silver Power C adjacent to the University Center.
Ninety-two Marching Mocs band members will travel to London on Wednesday, Dec. 27, to participate in the London New Year’s Day Parade. The parade will be broadcast in the U.S. on PBS stations starting at 7 a.m. EST.
UTC has become the first academic institution to be connected to EPB Quantum Network℠ powered by Qubitekk. In late 2022, EPB and Qubitekk jointly launched the nation’s first industry-led, commercially available quantum network for running equipment and applications in an established fiber optic environment. UTC is connected to the network via a node within a quantum technology laboratory on campus.
Twelve Chattanooga residents, ranging in age from their 70s to 98 years old, agreed to have their life memories—good and bad—transformed into dramatic monologues for “Unmasking: Elders Speak.” The production is helmed by Dr. Peggy Douglas, adjunct professor of economics in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and Dr. Anne Swedberg, associate professor of theater at UTC.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga SMILE Fund (Student Managed Investment Learning Experience) team of senior Jacob Barber and juniors Grant Fetters, Claire Hoeke and Nick Morris has advanced to the Americas Region Finals in the worldwide Chartered Financial Analyst Institute Research Challenge.
Dr. Claudia Williamson Kramer describes her view of economics as “a way of thinking, but also descriptive of human behavior. So, another way of thinking about economics is as the study of human action, and when we think of it that way, it sounds much more like a social science. And it is.”
The UTC SMILE Fund team of senior Jacob Barber and juniors Grant Fetters, Claire Hoeke and Nick Morris has advanced to the regional semifinal round in the global CFA Institute Research Challenge.
Claudia Williamson understands that people might consider her a trailblazer, but she has never seen herself that way. But as the first woman named Scott L. Probasco Jr. Distinguished Chair of Free Enterprise in the chair’s history, there is a bit of blaze in her trail. She also is the only fourth person awarded the…