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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

URaCE goes to SURF 2018

“I used to think that research is more valid when it deals with concretely following the scientific method, but that opinion has been challenged by my own experience with UR this past summer and by people I met at the SURF conference. I think any research, regardless if it follows strict rules of science, is effective in isolating a topic one might be interested in, or not interested in,

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