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Bey accepted into top ranking PhD program at University of Notre Dame

Congratulations to physics major Sara Bey who has been accepted to the Ph.D. program in Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Notre Dame. This program is ranked among the top 25 in the United States! A wonderful and hard-earned accomplishment. Congratulations Sara!

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UTC Alumnus to receive a 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to UTC Alumnus Thomas Wiegand! Thomas has  been selected to receive a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). As an undergraduate student, Thomas participated in undergraduate research under the direction of Dr. Jennifer Boyd. Thomas was one of two students to represent UTC (for the first time) at the World Conference on Undergraduate Research in 2019. Thomas also presented his research at numerous national and regional

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6 UTC students accepted to present at NCUR 2021 @ Home

Congratulations to these students for getting accepted to present at NCUR 2021 @Home! Francesca Cable, “Efficacy of Stress Relieving Interventions Through Zoom” Berkay Dean, “CubeSat Reaction Wheel-Based Attitude Control System” Ximena Leon, “Increasing Stress Tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae Using Lipocalin Genes” Luke McPherson, “Building Engagement in College Student-Led Clubs” Brennan Ward, “Prediction of Gasification Outputs Via Supervised Machine Learning Approach” Dell Zimmerman, “Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) Hydrogels

Joshua Lawson (’19) has paper accept to journal Applied Economics

UTC alumni, Joshua Lawson (finance major, 2019) recently co-published the paper titled, “Speculation and Food-Grain Prices”, with his mentors Drs.  Rafayet Alam (UTC) and Xiaoli Etienne (West Virginia University). The paper was published in the A-rated journal Applied Economics. The published research  is associated with an undergraduate research project Josh completed with Dr. Alam in 2018-2019. This paper previously won the Best Student Paper award at the Academy of Economics

Office for URaCE Hosts Inaugural Virtual Summer Learning Institute!

This free, 8-week program focused on research and career preparation. Program participants attended weekly virtual seminars and discussions, created professional CV’s and e-portfolios, and learned tips and best practices for entering the world of work, or applying for graduate or medical school.  Fifteen  students participated in the program this year. See more information below.          

UTC has record participation in Undergraduate Research Forum

The fourth annual Southern Conference Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) was held on November 1-3, 2019 at Wofford College in Spartanburg, S.C.. The SURF conference brings together more than 150 undergraduate researchers from around the region and showcases undergraduate research projects completed in the summer. UTC had the largest number of presenters this year with 18 presenters representing a diverse collection of UTC majors and disciplines. Colleges: Arts & Sciences

UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity has published “Tr ansl ation less” by Maris Souza, UTC student.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Russell Helms UReCA 423-364-4860 russell-helms@utc.edu www.nchc-ureca.com Student from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Published in National Research Journal, UReCA UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity has published “Tr ansl ation less” by Maris Souza, a current student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. “What I love most about this photo series is that it captures the loneliness and language

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UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity has published “Enclosing Spaces” by Arden Craft, UTC student.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Russell Helms UReCA 423-364-4860 russell-helms@utc.edu www.nchc-ureca.com Student from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Published in National Research Journal, UReCA UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity has published “Enclosing Spaces” by Arden Craft, a current student at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. “The photographs of this sculpture help the viewer appreciate the complexity and talent required to execute the piece,”

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URaCE Interview session: Insights from Sara Bey on undergraduate research in physics

1. What is your name? Sara Bey 2. What is your major? Physics 3. Why did you decide to participate in Undergraduate Research? In the spring semester of my freshman year, I got to know one of the seniors in the department well and she became a great mentor to me. Due to the math pre-requirements for physics classes, majors in this department don’t touch a physics class until

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UTC senior art majors will present their original research at the SECAC 2019 Conference

This October, three undergraduate seniors from UTC’s Department of Art – Arden Craft, Alyson McGowan, and Hannah Wimberly Lowe – will present their original research at the SECAC 2019 Conference. SECAC is the country’s second largest national non-profit organization devoted to education and research in the visual arts, with individual and institutional membership of a global scope. Hosted by the UTC Department of Art, the 2019 Conference in Chattanooga

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