Education

7:57pm

Thu November 15, 2012
Career Change

Project Inspire: Those Who Can, Teach

People who have science, math, engineering or technology backgrounds and who are looking for a career change can become Hamilton County schoolteachers through Project Inspire.

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9:10am

Thu October 4, 2012

8:49am

Tue August 28, 2012
Education

Serve and Protect with Alton Brown

Alton Brown promoting Serve and Protect at the Tennessee Aquarium
Tennessee Aquarium

Celebrity chef Alton Brown is back in Chattanooga working with the Tennessee Aquarium to promote sustainable seafood with Serve and Protect

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10:28am

Mon July 23, 2012
Education

Stuff the Bus

United Way of Greater Chattanooga is gathering school supplies to Stuff the Bus for children in need.

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10:42am

Tue July 17, 2012
A Call to Aquarius

Calling the Ocean Floor

Sylvia Earle
(c) Kip Evans

The Aquarius Reef Base is the last undersea research laboratory on the planet.

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3:12pm

Wed July 11, 2012
Education

UTC To Offer Degrees In Occupational Therapy And Integrated Studies

The UT Board of Trustees recently approved two new degrees for UTC – the Bachelor of Integrated Studies and the Occupational Therapy Doctorate.

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9:37am

Fri June 15, 2012
Summer Vacation

For Some Kids, Summer Schedule Can Be A Struggle

School's out! Good news, right?

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11:31am

Wed May 23, 2012
A Question of Sovereignty

Chattanooga History Center's Cherokee Life and Struggle

In June, the Chattanooga History Center will present two programs about Cherokee culture. One of the programs will be aimed towards a younger audience called Cherokee Life, which happens June 9th at 9 AM. The other program is for adults and is called The Cherokee Struggle for Sovereignty. The Cherokee Struggle for Sovereignty is presented on June 26th at 7 PM. Both programs will be held at the Chattanooga History Center. Garrett Crowe spoke with Dr.

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11:03am

Wed May 9, 2012

2:22pm

Wed April 4, 2012
When Animals Talk Back

Do Birds Have Theory of Mind? Irene Pepperberg Talks about her Work with Parrots

Dr. Irene Pepperberg has made breakthroughs in the field of animal cognition through her work with African Grey Parrots.
Mike Lovett

Dr. Irene Pepperberg is a leader in the field of animal cognition. She studies African Grey Parrots, and she teaches at Brandeis and Harvard.  Pepperberg recently came to Chattanooga to visit UTC. While she was here, she dropped in the studio to talk about her research.

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10:34am

Fri March 30, 2012
PTA All-Star

Scottie Goodman Summerlin to Represent Tennessee at 'Mom Congress'

Scottie Goodman Summerlin will represent the state at an education conference in Washington D.C. later this month.

Scottie Goodman Summerlin is heading to Washington D.C. later this month as the Tennessee delegate for "Mom Congress." Parenting Magazine picked Summerlin for the education conference because of her involvement in the public school system in Tennessee. Summerlin talks about what the conference will be like and what Tennessee has to bring to the table.

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2:58pm

Wed March 28, 2012
Talking to Birds

Irene Pepperberg to Deliver Lecture on Communicating with Parrots

Dr. Irene Pepperberg can talk with parrots. Not just to them. She actually communicates with them. Pepperberg has taught African Gray Parrots to count, speak, and understand certain things. Her research has made her internationally known in the field of animal-human communication.

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4:07pm

Mon March 26, 2012
Name that Frog

Different Croaks for Different...Frogs: Zoo to Teach Class on Frog Identifcation

Frog and toad populations are in decline around the world, and scientists in the U.S. rely on regular citizens to help keep track of population changes around the country. The Chattanooga Zoo is hosting a training session for people to learn how to identify local frogs and report their findings. Rick Jackson, who works with frogs at the zoo, explains what the training will be like and gives some on-air pointers for identifying local frogs.

 

 

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2:39pm

Wed March 21, 2012
A Good Night's Sleep

Study Shows Transport Workers Don't Sleep Enough

About a quarter of train operators and pilots say that sleepiness impacts their job performance at least once a week, says a new study out from the National Sleep Foundation. 

Dr. Anuj Chandra, a Chattanooga sleep specialist, discusses the study's findings and gives tips for sleeping well.

 

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9:47am

Wed March 21, 2012
Education

Keeper Kids Makes Connecting With Nature Fun

The Tennessee Aquarium Spring Break Keeper Kids program provides enrichment activities that take children behind the scenes to learn how to care for some of the animals at the aquarium.  The National Wildlife Federation is working with the Tennessee Aquarium to promote awareness and programming that will connect kids with nature.  The Keeper Kids activities are provided at no additional charge with the price of admission.  Children and their parents can sign up f

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