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UTHSC Campus Police Department Among Winners of 2021 Lifesavers and Law Enforcement Challenge

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UTHSC Campus Police

The Campus Police Department at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center was among the winners of the Tennessee Highway Safety Office’s 2021 Tennessee Lifesavers and Law Enforcement Challenge. The department won the conference’s Rookie Award, given to organizations that enter the law enforcement challenge for the first time. UTHSC Campus Police also finished third… Read More


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UTHSC Launches Resources Website to Support Health Care Workers Battling COVID-19

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Health care workers are experiencing stress and burnout, after fighting COVID-19 for more than a year and and half.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center has launched a resources website designed to help health care workers and first responders take better care of themselves, after spending more than a year and a half on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. The Resources for Health Care Workers website, uthsc.edu/coronavirus/healthcare-workers-resources.php, offers links to… Read More


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Fifth-Annual RKSTC Art Show and Auction a Record Breaker

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center held its fifth-annual Art Show and Auction over the weekend, raising a record-breaking $4,800. The event, which auctioned artwork created by children in the community who receive OT services, as well as pieces by professional artists, raises funds for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC), the only student-run,… Read More


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Teaching and Learning Center Celebrates First Cohort of Teaching Excellence Institute

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The Teaching and Learning Center (TLC) held an awards ceremony August 27 via Zoom for the first cohort to complete courses from its Teaching Excellence Institute. The Teaching and Learning Institute is a series of year-long programs for instructors interested in focusing on a specific topic related to teaching and learning. Participants meet monthly beginning… Read More


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Human Resources Leaders Come Together as One UT

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Brian Dickens

Brian Dickens, PhD, SPHR, SCP, CEC, joined the University of Tennessee System as the Chief Human Resources Officer in December 2019, just before the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the world and changed the workplace possibly forever. Almost overnight, organizations, including those in the UT System, went from in-person to remote, or a hybrid of the two.… Read More


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Russell Named Vice Chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs at UTHSC

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Dr. Cindy Russell

Cynthia Russell, PhD, RN, has been named vice chancellor for Academic, Faculty and Student Affairs (AFSA) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Russell has served as the interim vice chancellor for AFSA since December 2020. With almost three decades of service to the university, Dr. Russell has also served as the associate… Read More


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UTHSC Researchers Sweep UT President’s Awards Five Years in a Row

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Colleen Jonsson, PhD

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center recently announced its third record-breaking year for research grant awards. This effort to increase research awards by 43% over five years to $122.3 million has had multiple drivers. The reorganization of the Office of Research led by Steve Goodman, PhD, vice chancellor for Research, has made the environment… Read More


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Rachel Kay Stevens Art Show and Auction Celebrates Five Years

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The Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center will celebrate a milestone on Friday, August 27th as it hosts its fifth-annual Art Show and Auction. For the second year, the auction will be held online with bidding beginning at 8 a.m. The art show serves as the primary fundraiser for the Rachel Kay Stevens Therapy Center (RKSTC),… Read More