The Postmortal, this year’s First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) selection, raises questions about the ethics and the consequences of a cure for aging. UTC’s FYRE committee created an online portal for students and the campus community.
The Postmortal by Drew Magary has been chosen by the First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) committee as the FYRE book for 2014-2015. FYRE introduces students to the academic and intellectual culture of university life. It nurtures the belief that reading is an integral part of the university experience.
UTC’s Convocation 2013 will be held on September 12, at 12:15 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend this free event. A reception will follow in the Fine Arts Center lobby. To watch Convocation live, go here.
Based on the National Public Radio series, This I Believe is a collection of short essays by eighty Americans—the famous to the not-so-widely known—on highly divergent personal beliefs.
Warren St. John, author of Outcasts United, will be the guest speaker at Convocation 2012 on September 13, at 12:15 p.m. in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall.
The secret is out! From more than 50 entries, Outcasts United by Warren St. John was the book chosen for the 2012 First Year Reading Experience (FYRE). It’s a book the entire UTC campus can read and experience the true story of a soccer team of refugee teenage boys coached by a Jordanian-born woman in…
Do you want to know a secret? Join the campus community for some spring fun and games as we reveal the title of the book selected by the UTC First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) committee on Monday, April 2, noon, University Center Gallery (off Lansing Court). There will be cake!
Author William Kamkwamba delivered a message straight from the heart of a 24 year-old-man who has lived a life that has inspired many readers. He told groups of UTC students when they are discouraged or overwhelmed by classes and life “don’t give up; everything is possible.”
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope, the inspirational story of William Kamkwamba, a boy in Malawi, Africa who built his own windmill from found materials at age 14 has been selected as the inaugural book for the University’s First Year Reading Experience (FYRE) program. As part of the University’s…