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 […]

Street Dentistry at Haven for Hope

May 11, 2020

Some people have a job. Others, like Vidal G. Balderas, D.D.S., M.P.H., have a calling and a passion. “I’ve always wanted to improve people’s lives,” said Dr. Balderas, a professor at UT Health San Antonio’s School of Dentistry. “And with dentistry, I have the opportunity to do that, while still having time to go on […]


Endometriosis: silent suffering brought to light

April 21, 2020

Endometriosis was a little-discussed medical condition just a few years ago. But celebrities like Julianne Hough, Lena Dunham and the singer-songwriter Halsey sharing their personal experiences with endometriosis has made it easier for many other women who have secretly dealt with this common health problem to come forward. According to the Office on Women’s Health, […]

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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 […]

Autism’s impact on individuals and families

April 13, 2020

It’s likely that someone you know has autism. April is Autism Awareness Month and recognition of this disorder is very important because it impacts one out of 68 people and their families. Autism is a developmental behaviorally-defined syndrome. Children and adults with autism struggle with social skills, communication and repetitive behaviors/interests. Hye Young Lee, Ph.D., […]

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Caring for the caregiver during COVID-19

April 13, 2020

Parents, grocery store workers, teachers and everyone in between have had to adjust to a new normal during the current COVID-19 pandemic. No one is exempt from feeling the effects of social distancing and that includes caregivers. Social distancing, while the best public health practice at this time, has some potentially unfortunate consequences to the […]

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