UTHSC Announcements


May 16th – Mindfulness Workshop

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Learn strategies to implement mindfulness into your busy routine. Open to all.


Exploring the Matriculation and Resource Utilization of African Americans with Hidden Disabilities in the Health SciencesExploring the Matriculation and Resource Utilization of African Americans with Hidden Disabilities in the Health Sciences

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Kimberly Williams is conducting a research study to explore the experiences of graduate students at UTHSC who have hidden disabilities using individual interviews. Specifically, the researcher is interested in examining the perceptions of having a hidden disability, what factors influence when and if you disclose your disability to peers, professors, or institutional officials, and if you utilize institutional resources or accommodations. Students may be African American or Non African American. All participants will be given a $25 Amazon gift card after completing the survey and interview.


Cybersecurity Tip of the Week – Smishing – Text Messaging Scams

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Cybercriminals often use text messages to try and trick you into clicking on malicious links, a method known as “Smishing.” Recent reported scams include sending a fake text message that says a package is unable to be delivered to you. Read more about this and what signs to look for in identifying these types of scams.


Type 2 Diabetes Study Opportunity

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This is a 6 month research study on the effect of diet on diabetes health which may help your diabetes to go into remission.


Upgrade Your UT Health Science Center Computer Before July (Windows and macOS)

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Beginning July 2024, unsupported Windows and Mac operating systems will no longer have internal network access without an exception request submitted and approved by the Office of Cybersecurity.


Paying for ChatGPT? Use Secure UT Verse and Copilot for Free Instead!

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Before buying ChatGPT, take a look at UT Verse and Copilot for your AI needs. Both UT Verse and Copilot offer AI functionality AND include protection for your data. And did we mention they are both free for you?


TechConnect Unavailable Saturday Morning (5/11/24)

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TechConnect maintenance is taking place early Saturday morning (5/11/24), making the system temporarily unavailable for 6-8 hours. You may be able to access TechConnect by Saturday afternoon.


Duo Now Used to Verify Identity for Service Desk Calls

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Users calling the Service Desk may now be asked to approve a Duo prompt sent by the attendant to verify identity as an added security measure.