UTC’s Interdisciplinary Geospatial Technologies Lab hosted for GIS Day, a workshop for users of GIS technology to demonstrate real-world applications that are making a difference in society. The event featured special guest Sunny Fleming—a UTC alum and environment lead at Esri.
Elizabeth Plunk, who graduated from UTC in 2019 with a degree in biology, is pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Rochester in New York.
In late September, Associate Lecturer Monica Miles brought two Ecology Laboratory 3070 classes to Reflection Riding to help map the nature center’s invasive species removal efforts—one lab section focused on winter honeysuckle, the other on Oriental bittersweet.
The UTC National Association for the Advancement of Colored People student chapter has been selected for the 2023 Viola Mapp Membership Ruby Hurley Image Award from the Chattanooga-Hamilton County NAACP.
Ashely George graduated from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in May 2023 with a degree in biology, but her academic journey is far from over—thanks to her plans to attend optometry school.
UTC students volunteered to participate in the United Way of Greater Chattanooga’s Day of Caring on Sept. 22, going to Brown Middle School, Hixson Middle School and the Chattanooga Zoo and—among other jobs—painted, cleaned up brush and dirt, chunked building scrap into dumpsters, sprayed weeds in school vegetable gardens and brushed spiderwebs off ceilings.
A team led by UC Foundation Professor Steven Symes in the Department of Chemistry and Physics and UC Foundation Professor Sean Richards in the Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science is testing whether blood samples can be used to screen for endometrial cancer.
For UTC sophomore, helping improve health in underserved communities is ‘what I want to do 110% deep in my soul’
Gillian Morton, a Brock Scholar in the Honors College majoring in pre-health professional exercise and health science with minors in biology and chemistry, was one of five UTC undergraduates to attend this summer’s HBCU Wellness Project at Meharry Medical College in Nashville.
Professional development leave gives UTC professor time to ‘do analyses and finish up unfinished projects’
Over professional development leave time in spring semester 2022, Dr. Tim Gaudin took a deep look at two types of sloths—both of which live in Central and South America—to try determining which of the 100 species of extinct sloths belong on the two-toed family tree and which were branches on the three-toed tree.
Operation Move In brought the newest flock of Mocs to UTC. All this week at the residential housing units on campus, cars, pickups, SUVs and minivans pull in, often stuffed to the brim and unloaded by students, parents, siblings and other relatives.