Category: Education


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Diversity Certificate Program Graduates 26 UTHSC Professionals From Its Fall 2018 Cohort

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The Office of Equity and Diversity at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center Thursday graduated 26 faculty and staff members from the fall 2018 cohort of its Diversity Certificate Program (DCP). Started in fall 2017, the program aims to develop a more knowledgeable workforce by enhancing competencies and capacity around diversity and inclusion, in… Read More


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Thomas C. Laughner Named Director of Teaching and Learning Center

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Thomas C. Laughner, PhD, has been named the Director for the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Laughner will oversee the design, development, delivery and evaluation of the services offered at the TLC. Dr. Laughner will be responsible for the services offered through TLC which include academic… Read More


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UTHSC Among Top Workplaces in Memphis For Fifth Consecutive Year

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For the fifth consecutive year, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center has been named one of the Top Workplaces in the Greater Memphis area by The Commercial Appeal. The recognition is based solely on employee surveys conducted for the newspaper by Energage, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. UTHSC was among… Read More


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Randy Boyd Visits UTHSC During Statewide UT System Tour

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Interim University of Tennessee System President Randy Boyd got the opportunity to see the building improvements and construction taking place on the UTHSC campus when he visited here Friday on the final leg of a weeklong tour of campuses in the UT System. It was his second visit to UTHSC. The day began with a… Read More


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Interim UT President Randy Boyd Visits UTHSC Friday, November 30

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Randy Boyd, the new interim president of the University of Tennessee System, will visit UTHSC Friday as part of a statewide tour of UT campuses and institutes to kick off his tenure. Boyd’s tour to meet with faculty, staff, and students across the state began with a stop at UT Martin today. He will continue… Read More


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College of Medicine Encourages Mentoring with Learning Communities

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Even before she was in her current position, Susan Brewer, MD, knew she wanted to bring learning communities to students in the College of Medicine. Once she became associate dean for Student Affairs, Dr. Brewer set a plan in motion. The UTHSC MPOWER program was born, with collaboration from faculty and staff, including Matthew Ennis,… Read More


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UTHSC Honors UT System President Joe DiPietro with Farewell Reception

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center celebrated UT President Joe DiPietro, DVM, for his leadership and service of more than eight years with the UT System with a farewell reception in his honor. The UTHSC campus was the first stop on Dr. DiPietro’s farewell tour. More than 100 faculty and staff on campus attended… Read More


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$250,000 in Upgrades and Renovations Made to Campus Recreation Facility

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Renovations and upgrades to the fitness center at Campus Recreation in the UTHSC Student-Alumni Center on campus totaling $250,000 will be unveiled during a grand reopening ceremony November 15 from 12 – 2 p.m. The renovations and upgrades began earlier this year and were completed in three phases. They include $50,000 in new weight room… Read More