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Deadline to apply for ReSEARCH Dialogues 2018 is February 24

UTC’s largest academic conference is back for a third year. The ReSEARCH Dialogues conference celebrates scholarship, engagement, the arts, research, creativity and humanities on campus. The deadline to apply is Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

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Magazine of Southern perspectives, ‘Catalpa,’ calls for pitches and submissions

Unexpected, unconventional, unorthodox are some of the words used to describe a new publication from the graduate program of UTC’s English department. Titled Catalpa the publication was inspired by online and print magazines like Bitter Southerner, Oxford American and Orion.

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Community of caring Mocs: UTC Fresh Check Day, encouraging open dialogues on mental health

“We think that when it comes to mental health, there’s something we can change,’ Hurst says. “But when it’s someone with an illness like Alzheimer’s, we recognize the brain as an organ and as an organ that’s under attack. So, they’re the same things. We just have different emotional responses and attitudes towards them.”

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What is: I made it! UTC grad a contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’

It had been 18 months since Justin Braddock went to the audition in Atlanta and, since no one had called, he figured, “Oh well, I didn’t make the cut.” Then the phone rang last January and the caller asked if he could be in Los Angeles in February.

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Student reaches new heights with internship at SpaceX

When Matt Joplin dreamed of his future career, he let his mind wander to the highest of places: outer space. He took one giant step closer to his dream by recently completing an eight-month internship at SpaceX, a California-based aerospace manufacturing and space exploration technologies company founded by Elon Musk.

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