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UTC students create outdoor learning space for local elementary school

Students cutting wood to build outdoor recreation platform

UTC students enrolled in Dr. Andrew Bailey’s Outdoor Leadership course build a treehouse, teepee, trails, tunnels and more for Red Bank Elementary School.

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Rules of the Road: Alumna leads local bicycle safety initiative

Molly Boyd’s first memory riding a bike wasn’t exactly a happy one. “Growing up, there were stone stairs outside of our house that went down to the back yard. I had a friend over and she was getting in her car with her mom to leave when I decided to hop on my Little Mermaid bike and try to ride down those stairs. I wrecked and it scared me

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Inside the mind of a marathoner: Professor researches emotional states of long distance runners

For many runners, completing a marathon is a life-changing accomplishment. But what happens during the race that makes finishing it so monumental? Can managing mental as well as physical energy during an endurance race make it easier to finish such a physical feat?

Dr. Drew Bailey decided to find out.

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UTC students build ropes course for Georgia elementary school

Students at Gilbert Elementary School in LaFayette, Ga., have a new way to have fun outside while building their problem-solving skills. This past spring, UTC students in the Outdoor Leadership Skills class, led by Dr. Drew Bailey, constructed a ropes course in a wooded area next to the school.

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