Publisher: Memphis Flyer


In the Media

UTHSC Presses Against Hate, Punches Up Security

Memphis Flyer

Signs reading “Hate Has No Place at UTHSC” and “UTHSC is United Against Hate” line the sidewalks on the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center campus here. The signs are a part of the school’s anti-hate campaign, which began last fall as a proactive response to the various hate crimes and acts of violence that… Read More


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Boom Town: Can Memphis Handle Its Growing Pains?

Memphis Flyer

You’re pumping up Memphis at an out-of-town cookout. Sun Studios and Stax? Check. Barbecue? Check. Humble-brag on Memphis water? Check. Now it’s time to turn up the heat and break out that bit sure to set the HGTV crowd salivating — affordable housing. “You can get a lot of house for a lot less in… Read More


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Count it! Lock it! Drop it! Fighting opioid abuse in Shelby County

Memphis Flyer

The Shelby County Health Department joined this effort along with representatives from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Memphis Emergency Medical Services. Participants engaged with speakers and learned more about how to protect themselves, their patients, and their communities against opioid misuse and abuse.


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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing 2014 alumnus, Nathan Crumley, named to Memphis Flyer 20<30 list.

Memphis Flyer

Every year, the Flyer devotes an issue to honoring the best and brightest Memphians under 30. This year, our readers nominated more than 50 exceptional young people from all walks of life. Whittling the list down to 20 was a difficult — and inspiring — job. There is so much talent here. As always, 20<30… Read More


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UTHSC To Go Smoke Free Next Year

Memphis Flyer

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) will prohibit the “use of, advertising, sale, or free sampling of tobacco products on university property, facilities, grounds, and controlled venues will be prohibited, effective 24 hours a day, year round,” in a decision announced Friday. “We understand the health consequences of smoking,” said Ken Brown, executive… Read More


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Memphis Colleges Mostly Silent on Privatization Contract

Memphis Flyer

Following the premature signing of an outsourcing deal between the state of Tennessee and commercial real estate management company Jones Lang La Salle (JLL), higher education institutions in Memphis are remaining mostly silent on whether or not they are considering opting in to the grounds and facility maintenance management contract. So far, UTHSC is the… Read More


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Handguns Now on Memphis College Campuses

Memphis Flyer

Dozens of staffers with Memphis-area colleges and universities are now fully free to pack heat on campus without anyone ever knowing. State lawmakers gave full-time employees at state-run schools permission to carry a concealed handgun on campus this year with a bill Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam wouldn’t sign but allowed to become law. However, those… Read More


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Memphis Research Explores Effects of Mixing Caffeine and Alcohol

Memphis Flyer

Dopico [has] studied the effect of alcohol on the brain for the past 20 years and is a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, where he’s also the chair of the Department of Pharmacology.