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Column: Extending the bridge my parents built for me

The Commercial Appeal

University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy Dean reflects on her childhood and the lessons she learned from her parents which ultimately led to her being the first in her family to graduate from high school, college, and pharmacy school.


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UTHSC, Bioworks, TriMetis join efforts

The Memphis Business Journal

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is working to develop a new path from research to commercial success. UTHSC will partner with the Memphis Bioworks Foundation and TriMetis Life Sciences to focus on commercializing bioscience and technology. Dr. Steve Bares, president and executive director of Memphis Bioworks, will serve as associate vice chancellor… Read More


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TN budget hearings: College tuition hikes & a warranty for your education

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For those of you paying for college at Tennessee schools, how does a less than 3% college tuition increase sound? Or a warranty for what you learn? Those are just some of the things that came out budget hearings Tuesday before Governor Bill Haslam. The Governor’s budget hearings every fall provide a window on spending… Read More


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UT Health Science Center in midst of $20M security upgrades

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) is in the midst of more than $20 million in state-funded security upgrades. “We went from about 300 cameras right now to about 1,200 cameras being installed campus wide,” UTHSC Police Chief Anthony Berryhill said. The enhancements will also include keyless locks on buildings and an emergency… Read More


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University Manufacturing Facility Sees Opportunity in Rare Disease Niche

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The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center is near completion on its effort to convert a warehouse on the eastern side of its campus into a $20 million pharmaceutical manufacturing facility that will target rare disease drugs.


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Ex-wife of D.C. sniper urges domestic violence victims to report abuse

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The ex-wife of one of the most infamous criminals in American history is spreading awareness on a critical issue in the Mid-South. Mildred Muhammad was the keynote speaker at “Bridging Troubled Waters,” a community forum meant to end domestic violence and build healthy romantic relationships in the Mid-South. The event was sponsored by UT Health… Read More


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UTHSC, UT Martin opt out of statewide outsourcing contract

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All University of Tennessee (UT) campuses, including those in Memphis and Martin, have opted out of a state outsourcing contract for facilities management. The state of Tennessee contracted Chicago-based Jones Lang LaSalle Americas Inc. (JLL) as a facilities management service provider earlier this year for security, janitorial and landscaping services for state-owned public colleges and… Read More


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EXCLUSIVE: Ex-wife of D.C. Sniper to Speak in Memphis About Abuse

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The ex-wife of the D.C. Sniper attacks is in Memphis talking about his three-week shooting rampage in Washington, D.C. that killed 17 people. The attacks happened 15 years ago, but what you may not know is she was the sniper’s intended target. Mildred Muhammad is hoping her story will encourage other domestic violence victims to… Read More