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UTC researchers seeking new ways to diagnose, treat coronavirus

Three research projects targeting COVID-19 are now going on through the SimCenter at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. The projects are searching for methods to make detection of the virus simpler and also to find ways to combat it. Along with providing $20,000 each for two of the projects, the SimCenter’s supercomputers are capable of quickly crunching massive amounts of data. They also can create computer-based models of

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Master of Public Health ‘pioneers’ graduate at pivotal time

On Friday, May 1, Shay Stutts would have crossed the stage of McKenzie Arena to receive her diploma and graduate as a member of the very first group of students to complete the Master of Public Health (MPH) program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She would have, if not for COVID-19, that is. The irony of the postponement of commencement because of a public health crisis is

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Senior engineering students turn attention to solutions for coronavirus equipment

Jody Brown and fellow student Brach Burdick are coming up with concepts to make filters for masks similar to the N95 respirator masks now in short supply nationwide for health care workers.

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Balancing act: Keeping optimism, battling pessimism

“And the people stayed home. And read books, and listened, and rested, and exercised, and made art, and played games, and learned new ways of being, and were still. And listened more deeply. Some meditated, some prayed, some danced. Some met their shadows. And the people began to think differently. And the people healed. And, in the absence of people living in ignorant, dangerous, mindless, and heartless ways, the

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Despite coronavirus, nursing graduates confident as they begin their careers

Despite facing the double-barreled angst of a new career and the coronavirus, UTC nursing graduates remain steadfast that they’ve chosen the right career. And they’re ready to get to it.

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