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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 2/28/23

Scenic Roots - Tues 2/28/23
  • Building the onramps for “sustainable mobility” at CO.LAB.
  • UTC’s Dr. Mina Sartipi on new vistas for smart cities.
  • “Ridges to Rivers” flows into action at Tennessee Aquarium.
  • These voices - and more - on this edition of “Scenic Roots.”
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  • For years, the Company Lab - or CO.LAB - here in Chattanooga has helped guide startup businesses from launch to scale. Now, the nonprofit is setting its sights on what it calls “sustainable mobility.”
  • Here on our campus, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Dr. Mina Sartipi is the founding director of the Center for Urban Informatics and Progress. The center develops data-driven approaches to tackle real-world challenges for “smart cities."
  • “Ridges to Rivers” is the latest addition to the Tennessee Aquarium here in Chattanooga. The new gallery, which opens Wednesday, is a multi-sensory journey through the streams of Southern Appalachia, home to an abundance of aquatic species.
  • And now, a few new voices at La Paz Chattanooga, the nonprofit that serves the Latino community in this city. Wendy Reynoso, Jesus Lopez and Jasmin Celis join usfor the latest in our series of conversations we call “Raíces” - or “Roots” in Spanish, in collaboration with La Paz.