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08/3/2018   View Online →

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Virtual reality project will help train firefighters in different, dangerous situations

Jim Gault, chief deputy of Waldens Ridge Emergency Service, wears virtual reality goggles as part of a research project to use computer simulations to safely train firefighters in different scenarios.


College of Engineering and Computer Science introduces two new undergraduate programs

It was a busy summer for the College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS). In addition to staffing freshmen orientations, completing research projects and teaching classes, the CECS faculty and staff added two new interdisciplinary programs to their robust list of undergraduate majors and minors.


Father and daughter pursue MBAs at the same time—sometimes the same class

Rachael Land and her father, John, are both earning MBAs; both started the program in fall 2017 and sometimes are in the same class.


Students and donors mingle and chat during annual Scholarship Luncheon

  Over the past year, Dean Jackson has received about five letters from UTC students who received money from the scholarship named after her late husband, Jimmy Jackson Memorial Alumni.


Another Culture, Another World: UTC students experience China

A group of 11 UTC students recently took a study abroad trip to China, learning about the people, the culture, the social structure and how the country is different from the United States.


New leaders bring diverse perspectives, expertise to the Alumni Board

Seven new board members have been appointed to the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Alumni Board of Directors.


Alumna speaks on importance of compassion at city’s first Urban Education Institute

Alumna Bria Sibley spoke about her experience at schools in the Opportunity Zone during the inaugural Urban Education Institute.


A summer of monkeys: ‘Absolutely this is what I want to do’

Rachel Fuller had no choice. She had to bite the baboon. “As soon as I come into that enclosure, I am the alpha.”


Globetrotting Mocs

From Kenya to Sweden. From Thailand to Spain, Mocs are studying all over the world. 


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