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Eileen Collins the first female to pilot, command Space Shuttle

On Sept. 19, former astronaut Eileen Collins spoke with students from the Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy over Skype in UTC’s Challenger STEM Learning Center.


Historical markers unveiled next to Engel Stadium

  Plaques documenting the history of  Engel Stadium and baseball in Chattanooga were unveiled on Tuesday, Sept. 9, at UTC’s Intramural Sports Complex next to the historic stadium. Members of


UTC-Wolf Trap partnership a first in higher education

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts will collaborate with UTC’s Southeast Center for Education in the Arts (SCEA) to bring arts-based teaching and learning programs to early childhood classrooms in Chattanooga and a 17-county service area. It is the first time the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts has worked with a university in this manner.


Sleep is vital to students’ well-being

Sleep Well, UTC hopes to alter that line of thinking in students, at least as far as sleep in concerned, and at the same time help students understand that getting enough sleep is a key to achieving those goals.


New program uses music to treat mental and physical issues

The new, four-year Music Therapy program is the first of its kind at the university. A board-certified therapist, Katie Goforth Elverd, helped create the program.


College of Arts and Sciences opens ‘The Hub’ success center for students

The Hub is the new student success center designed to help the College of Arts and Science’s graduates prepare for life, both while at and after college.


Electrical engineering grad is successful inventor, entrepreneur 

Brock Kolls led the research and development team that designed the now-familiar Freestyle soft drink dispenser.


UTC joins effort to improve arts education in county schools

The Ensuring the Arts for Any Given Child initiative hopes to bring the same level of arts education — theater, visual, dance, music — to students across the Hamilton County school system.


Engineering graduate heads into new ‘adventure’

Chantz Yanagida has started his own business, ELab Repairs.Chantz Yanagida graduated from UTC this spring with a degree in mechanical engineering, but the future path of his life traces back


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