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MBA grad takes different career path after education project

Tim Barczak trades business major for education.


UTC grad switches careers after working on education project

  Tim Barczak thought he would head into the business world in 2015 when he graduated from UTC with a bachelor’s in economics and finance. When he returned for an


Engineering graduate heads into new ‘adventure’

Chantz Yanagida graduated from UTC this spring with a degree in mechanical engineering, but the future path of his life traces back to sixth-grade, a path that includes work with


International students arrive for a month of U.S. immersion

  SUSI students Amine Dahou Bouchankouk Archuthan Jeyarajah Denisa Makova Elena Anikina Haitam Zoukaghe Iman Ayad Benomar Ion Harea Iryna Ardiukova Jakub Haluska Laura Arutiunian Lenya Run Taha Karim Loizos


DPT program doesn’t ‘sacrifice quality for affordability’

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is home to the state’s No. 1 doctoral program in physical therapy.


Students study the Qur’an, make changes to its Wikipedia page

Jaclyn Michael wanted her students to think about two things on one subject: the Qur’an, the holy book of Islam.


Communication head chosen as one of the best in the country

Felicia McGhee, interim head of the Department of Communication, is one of nine people nationwide to be selected to participate in a yearlong communications program.


UTC English professor wins inaugural distinguished writing award

Richard Jackson, UT National Alumni Association Distinguished Service professor, says being chosen “means a great deal.”


LeAndrea Ware: A principal with principles

LeAndrea Ware, a UTC graduate, has been principal at the Howard School since 2018 and has been making changes since arriving.


‘It felt unreal’: Antarctica in the summer still not swimsuit weather

Three UTC students spent the summer in Antarctica — temperatures from 0 to -30 — working for a Chattanooga steel fabrication company.


Saving the Orchids

The environment is facing a biodiversity crises, according to UTC’s Jennifer Boyd, and she’s working on the situation one rare plant species at a time.

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