The man behind the alarms

September 23, 2019

For most of us, the flashing lights and piercing sound of fire alarms ringing means it’s time to get up from our workstation, make our way to the nearest exit and wait for the “all clear.” For UT Health San Antonio Physical Safety Manager Carl Wellington, those alarms hold the opposite meaning – it’s time […]

UT Health San Antonio Physical Safety Manager Carl Wellington

Making childhood better: one child at a time

September 13, 2019

Did you know that one-in-four children in Bexar County suffers with mental health issues? “An alarming number of children suffer from psychotic disorders due to bullying and other stressful situations,” said Jessica Knudsen, president and CEO of Clarity Child Guidance Center. “We’ve seen increased numbers of kids referred to us from the local school districts […]


The big picture is a sum of all the little details

August 9, 2019

It sounds like a minor detail. But the next time you go to class or to a meeting or event at UT Health San Antonio, are people left standing or does everyone have a desk or chair? Do the microphone and AV equipment work? Is the room size-appropriate and functional? It’s not a coincidence. Meet […]

Sonia Lopez and Judith Villareal

Stewards of the P.I. Nixon Library

June 28, 2019

By Brandon Armstead Tucked away on the fifth floor of the Briscoe Library is a room with large windows on its double doors. This allows one to see several objects, including a rhinestone-studded skeleton, sepia portrait of a distinguished gentleman and an entire wall of books. Here, you will meet Andrea Schorr, head of resource […]

Making lives better: one smile at a time

May 21, 2019

It’s 9 a.m. and there’s already a long line of students forming in front of a metal-framed window on the third floor of UT Health San Antonio’s School of Dentistry. Peering out the window and likely smiling are two of the most inspiring and helpful people on campus. Welcome to the DS-1 and DS-2 Sim […]

Nurses Week 2019

May 8, 2019

In honor of Nurse’s Week, the nursing students of UT Health San Antonio are giving thanks to the influential nurses who helped shape their lives. Our university is lucky to have such talented mentors to guide the next generation of nurses. Show your appreciation to a nurse this week, from May 6th to May 12th!