Education

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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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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