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Beyond the stars: NASA engineer inspires students

“To do what mankind has not done before.” Sounds a bit like the opening to a science fiction series, but Dr. Paul McConnaughey sees it more as a vision statement.

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NASA director to speak about importance of deep space exploration on Sept. 22

Dr. Paul McConnaughey, Associate Director Technical at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will discuss the importance of advanced technologies to journey to Mars and the deep space beyond.

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What is: I made it! UTC grad a contestant on ‘Jeopardy!’

It had been 18 months since Justin Braddock went to the audition in Atlanta and, since no one had called, he figured, “Oh well, I didn’t make the cut.” Then the phone rang last January and the caller asked if he could be in Los Angeles in February.

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Student reaches new heights with internship at SpaceX

When Matt Joplin dreamed of his future career, he let his mind wander to the highest of places: outer space. He took one giant step closer to his dream by recently completing an eight-month internship at SpaceX, a California-based aerospace manufacturing and space exploration technologies company founded by Elon Musk.

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College of Engineering dedicates AGC of East Tennessee Construction Lab

On Thursday, the College of Engineering and Computer Science opened its new AGC of East Tennessee Construction Lab.

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