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London To Tear Down Racially Conflicted Statues

By Haley Bartlett LONDON (AP)— The mayor of London announced that the city may begin to remove more imperial statues as the George Floyd protests progress around the world eliciting change. The death of Floyd, a Minneapolis resident who was killed by former police officers after being detained for an …

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British Prime Minister Moved to ICU

By DANICA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was moved to the intensive care unit of a London hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened Monday, just a day after he was admitted for what were said to be routine tests. A view …

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Orientation Goes Online

From Yancy Freeman, Vice-Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs Dear Campus Colleagues, After much thoughtful consideration, we have made the decision to move our summer transfer and freshman Orientation sessions to an online format. We are still hoping to offer some in-person programming in August prior to the start …

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Tennessee governor announces safer-at-home order

By KIMBERLEE KRUESI and ADRIAN SAINZ Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued a statewide “safer-at-home” order on Monday to help stem the state’s rapid spread of coronavirus, mandating the closure of all nonessential businesses while urging residents to remain at home whenever possible for the …

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Second Covid-19 case confirmed at UTC

From George Heddleston, Vice Chancellor Communication and Marketing On Sunday, March 29, 2020, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga officials were informed that a member of the UTC campus community tested positive for COVID-19. In accordance with guidance from public health officials at the county and state levels, this notice is …

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Virus coordinator Birx is Trump’s data-whisperer

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She’s the data whisperer who will help steer President Donald Trump as he ponders how quickly to restart an …

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