Education

1:33pm

Thu December 18, 2014
Education

LAUNCH Chattanooga Awards Prize Package to High School Students

Credit LAUNCH Chattanooga

LAUNCH provides a chance for people to see the dream of owning their own company come to life. 

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12:49pm

Thu December 11, 2014
Education

Step-Up to Raise Awareness of Abuse and Violent Behavior

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is beginning training on a new program to the campus.  Step-Up is  a national program that provides strategies to help address abusive and violent behavior. 

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10:45am

Tue December 9, 2014
Education

UTC recognized by U.S. News and World Report for work with student veterans

Credit University Relations

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is included for the second year in the top 25 Best Colleges for Veterans among Regional Universities in the South, according to U.S. News and World Report.

UTC’s participation “in federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty service members apply for, pay for and complete their degrees” earned the University a spot at number 22 for 2015.

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10:57am

Thu December 4, 2014
Education

Polar Biologist Discusses Effects of Climate Change on Polar Regions

Dr. Jim McClintock has spent so much time studying life in Antarctica that they named McClintock Point in his honor. 

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2:40pm

Tue November 18, 2014
Education

PEF's 'Project Inspire' Trains Professionals to Teach in TN's At-Risk Schools

The Public Education Foundation's Project Inspire is a federally-funded program training math and science professionals to teach in some of the lowest-performing middle and high schools in Tennessee. In this interview, WUTC's Richard Winham is speaking with Mark Neal—the Services Director for Project Inspire—and Tadd Russell, a first year teacher in the program. Mr.

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3:20pm

Tue September 23, 2014
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

TEDxUTChattanooga announces slate of speakers for October 25

The organizers of the first TEDxUTChattanooga are proud to announce the slate of speakers for this year’s event. TEDxUTChattanooga will be held Saturday, October 25, 2014, at the Dorothy Hackett Ward Theatre at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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10:49am

Wed September 10, 2014
Education

September Is National Recovery Month

Credit SAMHSA

Substance addiction like drugs and alcohol can destroy lives and families but the path to destruction can be avoided and there is hope in recovery. 

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10:06am

Tue August 26, 2014
Education

Spanish Immersion Preschool Class Opens This Month

Spanish immersion preschool class for ages 3 through 5 is opening at Hixson United Methodist Child Development Center.
Credit Kelsie Bowman / Chattanooga Times Free Press

Young minds adapt to new languages fairly easily and the Hixson United Methodist Child Development Center is opening a preschool class with Spanish immersion offered for ages 3 to 5. 

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11:26am

Mon August 25, 2014
Education

Murray County Schools Are Improving Graduation Rates With Reading Software

The graduation rates in Murray County Georgia public schools  rose from 57% to 94% in the span of a few years thanks, in part, to technology offering reading and language software.  

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4:44pm

Thu August 21, 2014
Education

High School Senior Is Promoting STEM With App Development Project

Mozilla’s Gigabit Community Fund is helping to explore Chattanooga’s high speed internet capability in classrooms, museums and other learning environments.  One winner of the Gigabit Grant is still in high school but has developed an educational project working with app development. 

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3:56pm

Thu August 14, 2014
Education

Innovation, Higher Education & Chattanooga’s Future: A Conversation with UTC Chancellor Angle

Dr. Steve Angle
Credit The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

About thirteen months ago, Dr. Steve Angle became the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s new chancellor.  In this interview, Dr. Angle reflects on his first year at UTC and looks ahead.  Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke has proposed that the city create a new innovation district for businesses, and UTC could complement it, particularly if it’s located downtown near the campus.

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12:51pm

Thu August 14, 2014
Education

Learn About Biofuels Online

The Creative Discovery Museum has partnered with the Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and the BioEnergy Science Center to create a webpage about biofuels. 

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9:43am

Wed August 6, 2014
Education

Biodiversity in the Southeast Helps Kickoff Scientific Conference

Credit David Neely

Chattanooga hosted an international gathering of more than 1000 scientists this past week with the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute helping to facilitate.  

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10:06am

Tue July 1, 2014
Education

Finding Help to Return to College

Most people think of college as they are completing high school but there are plenty of adult students that decide to obtain a college degree later in life.  The problem is, how do they find funding?  Where do they start? 

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10:59am

Wed June 11, 2014
Education

Boarding the Bus With the Creative Discovery Museum

Inside the Discovery Mobile
Credit Creative Discovery Museum

The Creative Discovery Museum takes to the road with a colorful, fun-filled bus, the Discovery Mobile

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