A UTC ROTC training exercise recently took place in the paintball arena, with 30 cadets participating in the program.
Items in Chickamauga Battlefield exhibit discovered by UTC students
Over the course of several weeks in 2020, UTC students found dozens of Civil War items.
Olive oil enhances learning in anthropology course
People understand, at some level, the relationship between food, eating experiences and memory.
UTC professor helps ID 2 million-year-old bone
Discovery of the arm bone in Romania has received international attention.
Students affected by COVID in more ways than face masks and social distancing
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…
Essays examine the economic, social and political elements of ‘superfoods’
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…
Wheelchair Tai Chi helping veterans cope with trauma
Wheelchair/Adaptive Tai Chi for Veterans relieves stress and improves health.
Years of anthropology research brings worldwide recognition
Lyn Miles, a longtime anthropology professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has been selected to the inaugural group of 10 inductees into the international Interspecies Communication Hall of Fame. At UTC, Miles worked for nine years with Chantek the orangutan, eventually teaching him more than 150 words—the vocabulary of a 2- or 3-year-old…
Students present “Fall for the Animals” at Chattanooga Zoo
Anthropology and psychology students at UTC enrolled in a Primate Behavior class launched a new event at the Chattanooga Zoo called “Fall for the Animals.” Students impersonated people and events related to primate and animal exhibits, to the delight of zoo patrons.
Lecture: “Desegregating College Football in the Jim Crow South, 1945-1975”
The desegregation of college football affected more than just the players on the field. In his lecture, titled “Desegregating College Football in the Jim Crow South, 1945-1975,” Dr. Zeb Baker, Visiting Professor of History at Georgia Southern University, tells the story of how it affected all of campus life. His lecture takes place on Thursday, March…