UTHSC News


Frayser Community Urban Garden Helps ‘Change the Narrative’ of the Community

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The Frayser Community Urban Garden recently won the City of Memphis’ first Community Beautification Pitch Competition, a competition for individuals to pitch to the Memphis City Council on projects focusing on improving neighborhoods. The Frayser Community Urban Garden was established in a collaboration between UT Health Science Center’s College of Medicine and its Board of… Read More


Student-Postdoc Dream Team Makes Waves With Self-Directed Research Project

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A project that began out of curiosity has become something much more significant and potentially successful than recent graduate Rachel Perkins, PhD, and postdoc Isaac de Souza Araújo, PhD, had imagined. The two are making substantial strides in a collaborative independent research project funded by the College of Graduate Health Sciences’ Student Self-Directed Research Funding… Read More


UT Health Science Center Campus Police Joins National Seat Belt Campaign

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office in the “Click it or Ticket” campaign from May 20 to June 2, to increase seat belt enforcement as a part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s nationwide mobilization. During this campaign, Campus Police will heavily… Read More


Inaugural Cohort of First-Year PharmD Students at the College of Pharmacy’s Nashville and Knoxville Locations Complete First Year

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The UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has achieved a new milestone as the inaugural cohort of first-year PharmD students at the College’s Nashville and Knoxville locations have successfully completed their first year of studies. Previously, PharmD students were required to spend their first year on the Memphis campus before completing their studies at… Read More


Advisory Board Approves FY 2025 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Friday unanimously approved a budget proposal for FY 2025 that includes an operating budget of $696.4 million, a 3% across-the-board state-funded pay raise for faculty and staff, and no increase in mandatory student fees The budget proposal, which now goes to the UT Board of Trustees for consideration… Read More


Eighth-Annual NightinGala Celebrates Nursing

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About 250 people celebrated nursing on May 3 at the eighth-annual NightinGala and Nurse Hero Awards. The program was presented by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing at the Great Hall and Conference Center in Germantown. The college hosts the event each year to launch the celebration of National Nurses Week,… Read More


Campus Police Awarded Second Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Campus Police Department has been awarded its second Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) from the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police (TACP). The accreditation recognizes significant professional achievement, the use of written directives, policies, and procedures that are operationally successful, and the fulfillment of TLEA program standards. “I… Read More


771 Degrees to be Awarded in Spring Commencement Ceremonies May 13, 19

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Jasmine Walker, BSN, RN, who will graduate from the Doctor of Nursing Practice Nurse-Midwifery program May 13, believes her degree will help her advocate for the best care for women, especially in underserved communities. “Midwifery represents everything I stand for: women’s empowerment, creating a safe environment to build rapport with people, educating, providing evidence-based care, and… Read More