UTC Center for Global Education Executive Director Takeo Suzuki was among a group of higher education professionals selected to attend the Baden-Württemberg Seminar in Ulm, Germany.
Now in its second year as a student organization at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, the Remote Area Medical (RAM) chapter brings students to free pop-up clinics across the state to assist in providing vision, dental and general medical care to people in need.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Chancellor Steven R. Angle has been elected to the board of directors of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities, a consortium of presidents and chancellors of CUMU member institutions.
Last summer, four UTC students worked with Dr. Dawn Ford and the Hamilton County Health Department on a tabletop exercise to come up with ways to respond in the event of extreme heat. In one of their newsletters this fall, the National Association of City and County Health Officials (NACCHO) discussed the work they did.
Associate lecturers Lucy Schultz and Catherine Meeks Quinlan are two driving forces behind UTC’s growing environmental studies minor, an interdisciplinary field that examines human interactions and the environment. These include the effects of human societies on the natural world and the role that environments—both natural and built— have played in shaping human cultures.
Ever heard of crotales? No? Well, members of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Percussion Ensemble know what they are. Crotales are small, disc-shaped cymbals, each tuned to a different note, and their origins may date back to ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt. During the Beat Hunger concert on Nov. 20 at UTC, three members of the Percussion Ensemble played the instruments for a piece titled “Shui.”
Hao Luong, who will be graduating from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in December with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting and drawing, is literally leaving her mark on the walls of the institution.
A new ethnomusicology class at UTC sends students to various venues around town to get an idea of what’s going on musically in Chattanooga. They then report what they’ve discovered over the course of the semester in podcasts, short films or photo essays.
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.
The Birmingham, Alabama-based Tennessee STEM Explorers serve children throughout the Southeast by collaborating with local television stations to present weekly 30-minute STEM-driven programming.