Education

9:58am

Thu August 1, 2013
Education

SimCenter Provides NASA Curriculum to Girls Inc. Campers

Samantha Bautista holding her robotic hand. The girls learned the fundamentals behind designing a robotic hand and were able to build these models to move each finger independently and by finger joints.
Credit Girls Inc

10:17am

Tue July 23, 2013
Education

Parents Going Back to School for PTA Leadership Training

Credit TN PTA

The Tennessee Parent Teacher Association is hosting a Summer Leadership Training session in Chattanooga on Wednesday, July 24th from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at Tommie Brown International Academy

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3:45pm

Tue July 16, 2013
Education

Demolished Poss Homes Could Be Site For New Howard High School Track & Field Stadium

A group called Friends Of Howard High School is working with local and state officials to garner support for a new school stadium. The facility could be used for band, football, track and field activities and could be an enhancement to Chattanooga's Southside.

9:58am

Thu June 6, 2013
Lunch Date

Calling All Engineers

The Chattanooga Engineers Club meets for lunch each week to share information across engineering disciplines. 

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5:00pm

Thu May 30, 2013
Future Of Higher Ed?

Online College Courses Get A Big Boost, But Doubts Persist

Originally published on Thu May 30, 2013 6:01 pm

The University of Tennessee became one of 10 state university systems teaming up with Coursera, a for-profit tech company.
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From New Mexico to New York, 10 state university systems have announced they are joining the ranks of elite institutions embracing the massive open online course, or MOOC, system.

On Thursday, they unveiled a landmark partnership with Coursera, a for-profit tech company with 3.5 million registered students. It's the biggest effort to catapult degree-granting institutions into the world of global education.

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4:08pm

Mon March 4, 2013
UTC News

Meet New UTC Chancellor Steve Angle

On Friday, Dr. Steve Angle was officially named as UTC's new chancellor.
Credit UTC

Dr. Steve Angle sat down with Cindy Carroll, Assistant Director, University Relations and WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller for an in-depth interview.  Dr. Angle was recently selected as the new chancellor of the University Of Tennessee at Chattanooga.

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12:00pm

Fri February 8, 2013
UTC

Meet Dr. E. Grady Bogue

Dr. E. Grady Bogue
Credit The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Dr. E. Grady Bogue, Interim Chancellor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, has enjoyed a long career in academics and leadership.  He’s also authored several books on leadership and education.  In this interview, he discusses his philosophy of leadership and how he stepped up very quickly when called to UTC.

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3:44pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Education

Tennessee Earns C- in Nationwide Report Card

StudentsFirst grades Tennessee

In the first week of January, StudentsFirst, an organization founded by education reformer Michelle Rhee, unveiled their nationwide report card.

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12:07pm

Wed January 16, 2013
Guns In Classrooms?

Tennessee State Rep. Eric Watson, Others Discuss Pros And Cons Of Arming Teachers

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In this segment, we explore reasons why people support or oppose teachers carrying guns at school.  Going beyond pro/con arguments based on hypotheticals, we look for examples of a teacher or school official using a gun to stop a school shooting.

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1:08pm

Mon December 17, 2012
Games That Boost IQ?

Brain Training: You’ll Feel Smarter After Hearing This

Lumosity.com's Word Bubbles Rising is a brain training game meant to improve verbal fluency.
Credit Lumosity.com

Brain training games may help us sharpen our memory skills and boost our intelligence.  Students and people with cognitive disabilities have seen benefits.  However, current scientific research doesn’t necessarily prove that brain training can help healthy, average adults.  Listen to this segment and get smart about brain training.

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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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