on Thursday, March 20, 2014
Seven UT System institutions were recently recognized with 2014 Chancellor's Excellence Awards across 11 categories that ranged from Outstanding Publications to Excellence in Advancement Services. An awards ceremony was held during the UT System's 2014 System Seminar in late February.
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on Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A study conducted by psychologists at The University of Texas at Dallas reveals intellectual engagement that involves actively learning new things is the key to maintaining brain health. The study is published in the January issue of Psychological Science.
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on Thursday, February 27, 2014
Dr. Francisco Fernandez, inaugural dean of UTRGV medical school, was introduced to the South Texas community during a press conference on Feb. 26.
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on Monday, February 17, 2014
For the first time, scientists from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have grown human lungs in a lab.
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on Tuesday, February 11, 2014
University of Texas System Chancellor Francisco G. Cigarroa, M.D., announced during a news conference Jan. 10 that he is stepping down to return to medicine full time after a five-year tenure at The University of Texas System.
“I am embarking on a new and exciting adventure and that is that I’ve accepted the position as head of pediatric transplant surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio beginning upon the appointment of my successor by Chairman Paul Foster and the Board of Regents,” Chancellor Cigarroa said.
on Thursday, February 6, 2014
The University of Texas System Board of Regents today approved the posthumous appointment of Charles A. Sorber, Ph.D., as president emeritus of UT Permian Basin. Sorber served as the fourth president of UT Permian Basin from 1993 to 2001. He passed away on October 18, 2013.
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on Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Patricia Hurn, Ph.D., vice chancellor for research and innovation at The University of Texas System, today introduced to the UT System Board of Regents Technology Transfer and Research Committee a proposed Innovation Framework for 2014 designed to strengthen and advance industry and commercialization paths for emerging research within UT System universities and academic health centers.
on Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Beth Levine, M.D., a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and director of the Center for Autophagy Research at UT Southwestern Medical Center, has received the 2014 Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award from the American Society for Clinical Investigation.
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on Monday, January 27, 2014
The Mulva Family Foundation has made a $60 million multiyear pledge to The University of Texas at Austin to support the McCombs School of Business and the Cockrell School of Engineering, one of the largest gifts in the school's history.
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on Tuesday, January 21, 2014
The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School has named S. Claiborne "Clay" Johnston, M.D., Ph.D., as the inaugural dean. He will lead the school in developing new approaches for teaching, patient care and research that build on a vision to transform both medical education and health care delivery.
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