In late October, Zayda Dominick and 13 other UTC undergraduates, accompanied by faculty from the Department of Chemistry and Physics, had the opportunity to present the results of their research at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society—known as SERMACS—in Durham, North Carolina. Dominick, who presented research she began during her freshman year titled “Understanding how NtrZ affects NtrY in Caulobacter crescentus,” received an undergraduate poster award.
A research study by UTC senior Breanna Evans titled “Environmental Factors that Contribute to College Students Concerning Sleep and Physical Activity,” earned honorable mention recognition at the annual Black Doctoral Network (BDN) conference in Atlanta.
A study abroad trip to Vietnam is planned for summer 2024 and is open to any UTC student, regardless of major. The trip is organized by the Gary W. Rollins College of Business, the Center for Global Education Study Abroad program and the Office for Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor.
Sebastian Jimenez, a Brock Scholar in the Honors College majoring in biology and chemistry, will be participating in a National Science Foundation-funded summer research program at the University of Chicago.
A University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library Special Collections exhibit is going on the road for the first time. Special Collections and the Association for Visual Arts (AVA) have organized an exhibition of art pieces and fine bindings created by Barry Moser, a native of Chattanooga and a 1962 graduate of the University of Chattanooga. The presentation, titled “Transformation: Exploring the Art of Bookmaking with Barry Moser,” will take place from April 14 to May 26 at AVA, located at 30 Frazier Ave. on Chattanooga’s North Shore.
The 2023 UTC Spring Research and Arts Conference takes place Wednesday, April 12, in the University Center.