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Plans Move Forward on
$42.8 million project was recently approved by the Tennessee General Assembly
after being proposed in Governor Bredesen’s “State of the State” Address in
According to Robert J. Nolly, associate professor with the UT College of Pharmacy and building committee chair, the committee is currently reviewing space recommendations. The new building will have approximately 190,000 gross square feet, which will be spread across several floors.
UT College of Pharmacy students, faculty and research activities are stretched
across six buildings, with some of these in need of updating and renovations.
These buildings include: the
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of the UT College of Pharmacy, Dick R. Gourley, Pharm.D.,
commented, “We have been asking for a new building specially dedicated for the
He stated, “Our sincere appreciation goes to the Tennessee General Assembly and Governor Phil Bredesen for their vision for the college, which will benefit healthcare provided to Tennesseans. This new center for pharmacy education will give us the opportunity to, not only strive toward providing the best pharmacy education available anywhere, but to undertake innovative research and embrace new technology and innovations.”
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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