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"Scenic Roots" offers conversations that matter in the heart of Chattanooga and the Tennessee Valley.From the mountains to the river, our conversations are rooted deep within every corner of our community - reflecting who we are, who we were and who we can become.We engage with the news that affects our community, behind and beyond the headlines. We build bridges that span from creators and innovators to storytellers and the outdoors. We focus on our challenges as many communities in one - as we celebrate what inspires us. We resonate with countless voices - in words and spaces, sounds and songs.We are "Scenic Roots."Ray Bassett hosts and produces "Scenic Roots" at WUTC.

Scenic Roots - Tues 10/18/22

Scenic Roots - Tues 10/18/22
  • Grad students from Ukraine, living and learning at UTC.
  • A timely talk for our era: “What’s Grain Got To Do With It.”
  • A long view from the UTC campus on the protests in Iran.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • This semester, two graduate students from war-torn Ukraine joined our campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Arsen Martyshchuk is pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree in the Department of Political Science and Public Service. Nina Klimenkova is pursuing an MBA in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business.
  • Russia’s war in Ukraine is a timely reminder of how grain has built and toppled nations and empires for centuries. A panel discussion - titled, “What’s Grain Got to Do With It?” - touches on that history, as well as grain production in our region.
  • A native of Iran who teaches on our campus here at UTC shares his thoughts on the protests in the country where he was born. Our own Mal O'Connell spoke with him.