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UTC students first to attend World Congress on Undergraduate Research (WorldCUR)

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga undergraduates Braley Gentry and Thomas Wiegand recently attended the World Congress on Undergraduate Research (WorldCUR) at Carl Von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg in Oldenburg, Germany. Dr. Jennifer Boyd, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, Geology, and Environmental Science attended the event with them as their faculty advisor. The event was attended by about 300 students representing more than 30 countries. Gentry and Wiegand presented

UTC Business Major Joshua Lawson Wins Prize at the Academy of Economics and Finance Conference

Joshua won first place for his paper titled “Speculation and Wheat” at the Academy of Economics and Finance Conference Undergraduate Research Competition held in Tampa, FL, Feb 6-8, 2019. Joshua’s Research Journey I became interested in Econometrics last summer after beginning my search for graduate programs. During my search, I noticed that nearly every school recommended or required exposure to econometrics at the undergraduate level. I then enrolled in

UTC Undergraduate Researchers present at Posters at the Capitol 

On Tuesday February 26, six UTC undergraduate researchers traveled to Nashville to participate in the annual Posters at the Tennessee State Capitol event. The annual event provides an opportunity for students to share research findings with legislators, and communicate the transformational power of undergraduate research activities. Congratulations to the 2019 presenters! List of presenters: Sara Bey (Physics), “Experimental Studies of Transport Properties of Novel Amorphous Fe-Dy-O Thin Films” Mentor:

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Olivia George awarded fellowship for graduate research from NSF

Olivia George has been awarded a fellowship for graduate Research from National Science Foundation (NSF). She will be graduating in May with a degree in chemical engineering, and has been accepted into a PhD program in materials science at Georgia Tech. This fellowship will provide funding to Ms. George for the first 3 years of her PhD program. In 2018, the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF

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