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UTHSC Advisory Board Approves FY22 Budget Proposal

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board Wednesday unanimously approved the university’s proposed operating budget of $633.8 million for FY 2022. While the budget holds tuition steady, it proposes raising the minimum wage at the university to $16 an hour and includes $5.2 million in infrastructure support. It will go to the UT… Read More


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UTHSC Advisory Board to Hold Virtual Meeting May 12

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Advisory Board will meet virtually at 1 p.m. CDT May 12. Board members will be participating electronically or by telephone. Interested individuals are encouraged to watch the meeting online. Information to access the meeting will be available at https://www.uthsc.edu/advisory-board/index.php. Items on the Advisory Board agenda include: Chancellor’s Report on… Read More


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UTHSC Students Grateful for In-Person Commencement Ceremonies May 7-19

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Fourth-year dental student Tony Huynh is excited about the return of in-person commencement activities. “It has been a long really long time,” he said. “I am glad that we are able to manage the situation and move toward resuming our normal lives.” Huynh will be among the 792 new health care professionals participating in UTHSC’s… Read More


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UTHSC’s Inaugural Giving Day Successful

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s inaugural Giving Day April 27 was a success, with more than 700 donors making gifts to support the university and its six colleges during the 24-hour philanthropic campaign. The number of donors surpassed the goal of 500 gifts for the one-day event that encouraged students, faculty, staff, alumni, and… Read More


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UTHSC Pharmacy Student Organizations Win Top National Honors

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s chapters of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) and the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) were both named Chapter of the Year at their national meetings this year. This marks the first time both organizations have received top honors within the same academic year. “I… Read More


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UTHSC College of Nursing Launches Traditional BSN Program

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The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing is opening a traditional, two-year bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) program as a complement to its existing 12-month, accelerated BSN program. The traditional BSN will be geared to students who have completed 60 hours of prerequisite courses at a community college or other college… Read More


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New Issue of UTHSC College of Dentistry Magazine Illustrates Leadership in the Pandemic

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With a focus on community engaged care and excellence in clinical treatment, the College of Dentistry joined the university community in standing up to the COVID-19 pandemic. Early in the pandemic the college provided a model for safe clinical treatment, quickly retrofitting clinic spaces to remain open to treat dental emergencies and to train dental… Read More


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UTHSC Supports 2021 Live! Memphis Breast Health Summit

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A professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Michelle Martin, PhD, focuses her research on cancer health disparities. So, it is a natural fit for her to serve as a member of the planning committee for the 2021 Live! Memphis Breast Health Summit, set for 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., May 1. It’s… Read More