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FISK AND MEHARRY ARRIVE AT AGREEMENT TO FAST-TRACK MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCHOOL ADMISSIONS FOR SELECT UNDERGRAD STUDENTS.

The partnership between Meharry and Fisk gives students focused on a career as a physician or dentist a clearly specified pathway.

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Fisk University Selected as Host Institution for the 2020-2022 CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for African American Studies

Fisk University will serve as a host institution for the 2020-2022 CLIR Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Curation for African American Studies

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Fisk University Band Resurgence

Fisk University has a rich legacy of music programs-The Jubilee Singers are world-renowned and the Jazz ensemble is quickly becoming a force not only in Nashville but across the State.� Perhaps due to these strengths, the University has launched plans to create a Marching Band.��

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Fisk University’s New Social Justice Institute

Like the rising of the legendary phoenix, this is the story of rebirth; the launch of Fisk University’s Social Justice Institute. As indicated in a recent article in the Tennessee Tribune the Social Justice Center is actually the relaunching of the historic Race Relations Institute under a different name.

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Two Fisk Students Named as Rhodes Scholarship Finalists

Mittal and Murillo are among approximately 240 students from the U.S. who have advanced to the final round of the competition.From this number, a total of 32 Americans will be named U.S. Rhodes Scholars.Mittal and Murillo will interview for the coveted prize on November 22nd and 23rd, 2019.

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The Fisk Honors Debate Team Scores First Place in New Orleans Competition

Members of the Fisk University W.E.B. DuBois Honors Program ended a successful trip to New Orleans Nov. 6-9, 2019 after participating in the National Association of African American Honors Programs Conference with the First Place Prize.�

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National Book Foundation: Writing Survival Comes to Fisk University

Award-winning writers Danez Smith and Brandon Hobson visited Fisk University for a reading and a dialogue with the campus community.�

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Fisk Welcomes New Faculty Members and Academic Administrators on Campus

Fisk University welcomes eleven new faculty and academic administrators in the fall of 2019.� These new employees bring with them fresh viewpoints and expertise in a variety of fields ranging from Bioinformatics to the Physical Sciences.�

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Kids Summer Fishing Program at Fisk University

“Give a man a fish and feed him for a day.� Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime (Chinese Proverb).”� While the goals of Fisk University’s, “Outdoor Life Program,” were not so lofty, the program nonetheless provided two weeks of fun-filled activities that taught middle schoolers the art of fishing.��

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Fisk University Receives Approval to Offer Homeland Security

Fisk University is pleased to announce the Southern Association of Colleges and schools approved Fisk’s baccalaureate degree program in Homeland Security. The Program is the only such degree program in the state of Tennessee and one of only a handful across the South.

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