UTHSC Announcements


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FERPA Webinar

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The Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment Service will host a FERPA webinar, FERPA Regulations for the Online Environment: A Toolkit for Faculty & Staff Overview, on Thursday, March 6, 2014, from 12 pm to 1:30 pm in GEB Room A-104.
Please feel free to share with faculty and staff in your departments. We ask that you RSVP to Terri Fought at 448-8014 or tfought@uthsc.edu.


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Pharmacology Seminar

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Pharmacology Guest Speaker – Dr. Stephania A. Cormier


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Interactive campus map now included in ME

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Starting today, the university’s ME mobile app now provides direct access to the new interactive campus map. The map also is available on the web at https://www.uthsc.edu/map.


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Unexpected Blackboard Downtime Yesterday

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Blackboard experienced intermittent, unexpected downtimes between 12:20 p.m.-1:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon. During that time, users were unable to login to Blackboard or access any course material, including quizzes and tests. Information Technology Services is working to identify the cause of this service interruption and prevent future occurrences


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Preventive Medicine 3rd Thurs Conference

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Dr Richard Thomas will present “Are Americans Getting Sicker?: Emerging
Morbidity Trends”. He is a medical sociologist/health demographer who also
severs as a healthcare consultant. This should be a very interesting
session. We will meet in rm 400, 66 N Pauline at 12 N on Feb 20.


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EdTech Tip of the Week: The Web-Based Training for the UTHSC Adobe Suite

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Free web-based training via lynda.com and Adobe TV is available to all faculty, staff, and students for the applications within the UTHSC Adobe Suite. Visit tv.adobe.com to view training videos from Adobe. Register for a free lynda.com account at https://academic.uthsc.edu/edtech/lynda.php for access to over 800 self-paced Adobe tutorials.


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New Type 2 (Adult) Diabetes Study

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Now screening people for the G.R.A.D.E. Study—Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study!
Study will compare four approved diabetes drugs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes for those who are already taking metformin.


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Upcoming Health Policy Lecture: Evaluating the Medical Malpractice System and Options for Reform

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Tuesday, February 11th
12-1 pm
GEB A203
Open to the UTHSC Campus