On the afternoon of Friday February 19, 1960, 12 honors students from Howard High School sat down at a segregated “whites only” lunch counter in downtown Chattanooga. Their protest marked the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement in Chattanooga. A new documentary honoring nine Chattanoogans whose actions were pivotal in the Civil Rights Movement will receive its premiere in UTC’s University Center Auditorium on Monday February 24 at 5:15. Richard Winham has excerpts from the documentary, and talks with Dr.
Note: Due to inclement weather, the performance for 2/13 has been canceled.
The Vagina Monologues, written by Eve Ensler, is being brought out once again for UTC's 6th consecutive production. The production documents and celebrates the unique, funny, and even sad experiences concerned with the struggles of being a woman. The production will take place February 14th and 15th. WUTC's Virginia Daniels talked with Harley Milligan, the production director, and Sara Peters, director of the Women's Center at UTC.
The Biennial 2013 UTC Department of Art Faculty Exhibit is on display at UTC’s Fine Arts Center. Fifteen UTC faculty members are showcasing paintings, sculpture, drawings and photography, as well as conceptual and time-based media. Works are on display inside the Cress Gallery Of Art, located in the lobby of the UTC Fine Arts Center. The exhibit runs until Friday, October 4, 2013.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's School of Nursing has launched a new program to help people who have severe, persistent mental illness get quality health care. The project's innovative approach uses Tai Chi, wellness visits and education.
Darren Gale, a speaker with Clean Energy America, visited the University Of Tennessee at Chattanooga campus to talk about nuclear power.
Darren Gale is a speaker with Clean Energy America, a group that sends nuclear experts around the county to talk with people about nuclear energy. In this segment, WUTC’s Michael Edward Miller and Darren Gale discuss the reasons why Gale's group says nuclear power is “clean,” and why people are concerned about the safety, cost and future of nuclear power and nuclear waste.
On Friday, Dr. Steve Angle was officially named as UTC's new chancellor.
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.
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.
Jessica Kress is working on her master's degree in computational engineering at UTC's SimCenter. But she's got a double life. She's also a Chattanooga Roller Girl--a member of our city's roller derby team.
Dr. Lin Jun Wang is a professor at UTC who believes wholeheartedly in a scientific theory he came up with. Most scientists would call him crazy, but he's on a mission to share his theory about the nature of the universe with as many people as possible.