On the afternoon of April 8, the PharmD Class of 2017 took one step closer to becoming fully fledged pharmacists: for the first time, they formally donned the longer white coats that symbolize their profession.
This Halloween the Medication Management Center and its business entities across the country teamed up for a friendly long-distance costume contest. Employees from each location picked a theme and pulled out their creativity!
SinfoníaRx employees based their costumes on the sci-fi movie series “Tron” that depicts an ongoing battle between the users and programmers where the users get stuck in the actual video game.
Most of the artifacts in the History of Pharmacy Museum were important tools used by Arizona apothecaries in days past. Though once commonplace, the equipment has been replaced by automated gadgets and manufacturing systems. Take a trip back in time to see how pharmacists of another age made their medicines.
Mortar and Pestle
The mortar and pestle has been used for hundreds of years to make drugs for patients. It is still used today in compounding pharmacies to make special strength prescriptions.
On May 13, members of the Class of 2016 closed the chapter about getting their degrees at COP and turned the page to the future. The smiles of the graduates with their families and friends were as bright as the Tucson sun.
On April 24, Phi Delta Chi hosted its annual softball tournament at Golf Links Sports Complex. The tournament was a "fun way to raise money" for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The COP Student Council hosted a picnic April 28 for all college students and employees to celebrate the end of the academic year. More than 300 people turned out to munch on burgers, hot dogs, veggies, cookies and gelato and to enjoy the lovely Tucson weather and each other's company. Watch the festivities in this fun video!
A number of people were recognized at the picnic, including:
Are you considering options for pharmacy school? Watch this video to find out why you should apply here. Current students, as well as College of Pharmacy Dean John Murphy, share highlights of UA's PharmD program.