Category: Education


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


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


Rural Health Certificate Program at College of Pharmacy to Graduate First Cohort

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Kassidy Kirkman, a fourth-year Pharmacy student, grew up in a small town in western Arkansas, where she saw firsthand the crucial role pharmacists play in rural communities. In May 2024, Kirkman will be among the first students to graduate having completed the Rural Health Certificate program offered by UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy.… Read More


New Staff Senate Represents Employees Across the University

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Two longstanding employee organizations at UT Health Science Center have merged to become the new Staff Senate. Formerly the Employee Relations Committee, which represented non-exempt employees, and the Exempt Staff Council, which represented exempt employees at the director level and below, the Staff Senate now represents exempt and non-exempt employees across the university. The Staff… Read More


Advisory Board to Meet May 10

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet Friday, May 10, at 11 a.m. CDT, in the Mooney Library, 875 Monroe Ave., on the Memphis campus.   On the agenda: Chancellor’s Report Report on 2024 Giving Day Presentation of Student Fees FY2025 Budget Proposal Legislative Session Summary and Special Presentation While the meeting… Read More


College of Pharmacy Expands Nashville Location

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The UT Health Science Center College of Pharmacy recently completed significant upgrades to its Nashville location. These include a new classroom, four study rooms, two conference rooms, and a compounding room. The upgrades will facilitate collaboration, hands-on learning, and the development of essential skills for UT Health Science Center student pharmacists. The college originally opened its… Read More


UT Health Science Center’s Audiology Program Ranks No. 22 in Nation

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The Doctor of Audiology (AuD) program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has climbed into the top 25 of audiology programs nationwide, ranking No. 22 in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Graduate Schools list for 2024. The AuD program moved up four spots from its previous ranking of No. 26 in… Read More