Dr. Zibin Guo began the Wheelchair/Adaptive Tai Chi program in 2016 to train health care workers to teach the smooth, fluid movements of the martial art to veterans with disabilities. The program showed the veterans that, although they might feel powerless and weak, that was never the case, whether they were wheelchair-bound or suffered from PTSD, anxiety or other conditions that veterans sometimes experience.
Approximately 600 veterans, military-affiliated students, spouses and dependents of veterans are enrolled at UTC this fall, comprising more than 5% of the student population. Among that group are a trio who have become fast friends: Kyra Daley, James Sellers and Joe Rowell.
About 70 people stepped tens of thousands of years into the past, learning to hunt with darts chunked by spears, make tools from stone and join a badminton-like game played by an ancient Peruvian civilization. Taking place Nov. 4 on Chamberlain Field, the fifth annual Paleo Skills Workshop was organized by Assistant Professor Brooke Persons, director of the Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology at UTC.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Health and Science Librarian and UC Foundation Associate Professor Chapel Cowden was selected by the Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) as the recipient of the 2023 LIRT Librarian Recognition Award.
In a new UTC course, Society of Social Problems, students will review current social issues, possible solutions to those issues and integrate that knowledge into real-life situations.
The paleo skills workshop, which takes place Oct. 8, allows students to experiment with archaic weaponry and tools to better understand the evolution of human technology around the world.
When it came to sitting down with friends for lunch or dinner, just as it did in the world at large, COVID-19 set a new set of rules in dining halls and restaurants at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Limited number of diners per table. Face masks pulled down to eat then slid back…
Quinoa was hot. It was 2012, and the plant had hit the list of the “superfoods.” A nutritional powerhouse, the grain was gluten-free, chock-full of protein, rich in manganese and phosphorus and low in calories. Bang! It was famous. Then the troubles hit. Quinoa is a product of Peru, and farmers in the country were…
Four alumni with very different career paths spoke about their professional experiences and how the skills they gained as anthropology majors served them in their roles.
Pat Ormond, 75, and Melody Ormond, 23, both graduated this semester and at received their diplomas at the same commencement ceremony.