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Students to Compete in UTHSC’s Annual Three Minute Thesis Competition

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Students looking for a challenge and a chance to share their research will participate this month in the Three Minute Thesis competition at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. The competitors will have three minutes and one PowerPoint slide to present their thesis and research. Typically, an 80,000-word thesis takes nine hours to present.… Read More


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UTHSC to Graduate 92 Students in 2022 Winter Commencement Ceremony

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center will hold its Winter Commencement ceremony on Monday, December 12, at 10 a.m., at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts. Degrees will be awarded to 92 graduating students, including 14 from the College of Graduate Health Sciences, 11 from the College of Health Professions, 32 from the… Read More


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UTHSC Faculty, Staff, Students Honored for Making an Impact

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The Office of Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity presented the UTHSC Impact Awards to acknowledge and celebrate students, faculty, and staff members for going beyond the call of duty in their roles at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Winners of the Lichterman Award, the Chancellor’s Exempt Staff Award, the Student Social Justice and Diversity Healthcare… Read More


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College of Pharmacy to Expand Opportunities for Incoming Students in Nashville and Knoxville

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Beginning in the Fall of 2023, the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center anticipates opening its Nashville and Knoxville campuses for the first time to a limited number of first-year students to begin their four years of pharmacy training there. Currently, all pharmacy students spend their first semester on the… Read More


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Frayser Community Garden’s Greens Tasting Sees Growth in Second Year

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It was an evening of competition, culture, and education at the second Greens Tasting in Frayser, hosted by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine Board of Visitors and the Office of Community Health Engagement. The event brought together small business owners, members of the Frayser Community PTSA, and community members to… Read More


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College of Health Professions Celebrates 50th Anniversary

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What today is the College of Health Professions at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center started small and has grown over the last half century to encompass four departments and one division across a wide spectrum of health care professions. The college celebrates its 50th anniversary today, November 18, with celebrations in Memphis. The… Read More


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First-Generation Students Celebrated at Inaugural First-Gen Day Event

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While many other colleges and universities focus on hardships and deficits when discussing first-generation students, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s first-ever First-Gen Day aimed to celebrate and inspire those students. Institutions across the country take part in National First-Generation Day every year to acknowledge the resilient community of students who were the first… Read More


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Fall Advisory Board Meeting Re-Elects Chair, Updates Important Initiatives

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During the fall meeting of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday, members heard reports about the College of Dentistry’s developing initiative to expand dental care across the state, the university’s ongoing strategic planning process, and the recent accomplishments across the six colleges. The board also unanimously re-elected Philip Wenk, DDS, to… Read More