Tree Worx co-owner Hannes de Wet, who graduated from UTC in 2011 with a degree in business entrepreneurship, was recently back on campus supervising tree limb removal outside Fletcher Hall.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Honors College is joining forces with the city of Chattanooga to find new and better ways to solve some of the city’s problems. The UTC Innovations in Honors program and the Chattanooga Department of Innovation Delivery and Performance have agreed to collaborate on developing solutions to citywide challenges involving public housing and health during the 2023-2024 academic year.
Interdisciplinary research: Undergrads from across the country come to UTC to study Chattanooga’s greenways
This summer, Chattanooga’s greenways became a laboratory for 10 undergraduate students from across the country. Intertwining ecology, biology, geography and public policy, the students used their interdisciplinary research in hopes to improve the Tennessee Riverwalk and South Chickamauga Creek Greenway.
While pursuing a master’s degree in environmental science from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, May 2023 graduate Hannah Nelms discovered a method of propagating wild American plum trees by taking cuttings—small stems from a tree’s trunk—and getting them to root in greenhouses.
UTC GIS Director Charlie Mix won a Cartography Special Interest Group Excellence Award for “A 21st Century Park System for Chattanooga, Tennessee” at the 2023 Esri User Conference—one of two awards won by the UTC IGTLab.
In honor of the decade-long run as a Tree Campus USA, a European horse chestnut tree—a species suggested by Dr. Hill Craddock for the occasion—was planted outside Patten Chapel on Friday, March 31.
If you think the Mocs Express buses seem quieter than usual, don’t worry, your hearing is still good. Since January, the four shuttle buses at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga have been fully electric-powered, and the mechanical grumble of a diesel engine replaced by a smooth hum.
Biology students and their professors plant trees in honor of Arbor Day 2022.
For the eighth straight year, UTC is chosen as a Tree Campus USA by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Teams’ stormwater management projects win second place and an honorable mention.