A Message from President Henrich on Racial Injustice

June 2, 2020

Universities aspire to have, at their cores, a central compass that invariably points to qualities we admire: fairness, respect, inclusivity, civility and diversity. As citadels of learning, they aspire to have receptivity to new ideas as they seek to lead society to higher achievements, to a more noble standing for all of us. Universities are tasked […]

Tips for managing online classes

April 21, 2020

Do the work   Without the regularity of meeting in person, online classes can fall by the wayside. Attending every virtual lecture or watching each recorded session goes a long way towards staying up to date and getting things done on time. Manage your time wisely  Effective time management is key to staying on top of […]

Mentoring the future of medicine

March 4, 2020

Every November, about 1,500 high school and college students from San Antonio and South Texas arrive on UT Health San Antonio’s campus for the annual Science Expo. This day-long event provides interactive, hands-on activities and presentations that lend unique insight to medical careers for aspiring scientists, doctors, dentists and nurses. Irene Chapa, Ph.D., director of […]

A Lifesaving Encounter

February 14, 2020

On Friday, April 29, 2019, Veronica Gill did what she does every weekday morning – wake up and get ready for work. Her morning routine resembles that of most people: brush her teeth, take care of her pets, make coffee and like many people, take a multivitamin. After doing some research on health blogs, Veronica […]

A Higher Call: Chris Heins

January 28, 2020

“I think the care I’ve provided for critically injured soldiers pushed me to want to learn more, so I could do more for them.” At age 22, Chris Heins dropped out of college. With little drive and no real plan, Heins was looking for a sense of direction, discipline in his life and an opportunity […]

Chris Heins, MS2