Chattanooga’s history is moving into the UTC Library. More than 7,600 objects, almost 14,000 photos and a huge number of text- and paper items arrived at the library this summer. Among the items are more than 100 years of personal and family papers, business records, photographic materials, moving images, textiles, books, periodicals, and physical objects.
As the University community awaits the opening of the new UTC library, Steve Cox, Team Lead of UTC Special Collections and University Archives, has some rumors to clear up about Lupton Library. An exhibit examining these rumors and showcasing the history of libraries at UTC is on display in UTC Special Collections on the second floor of the Lupton Library, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.…
On June 28, 1914, the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in Sarajevo, an action that lit the fuse for the beginning of World War I. To mark this historic event, the Lupton Library has an exhibit on display until July 15th. Visitors are welcome to view it during the library’s regular hours. The exhibit was arranged at the suggestion of Dr. Aaron Shaheen, UC Foundation Associate Professor of English.
As an experienced online lecturer at UT Chattanooga and fan of technology, Tiffany Mitchell jumped at the chance to convert her online English rhetoric and composition course to Coursera, one of two national innovators in massive open online courses (MOOCs), being used in a pilot program throughout the University of Tennessee.