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Our student directory: A message from the chief information officer

June 13, 2019
 

Effective June 15, 2019, the Student Directory will no longer be available through the external/public facing website uthscsa.edu.

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Medical student selected to NIH medical research scholars program

June 12, 2019
 

Raul F. Membreño, a a third-year medical student in the Long School of Medicine, has been selected for the 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program by the National Institutes of Health. He is one of only 50 students selected nationwide. The year-long research training program allows medical, dental, and veterinary students to pause their university studies […]

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Wear blue Friday for men’s health

June 12, 2019
 

State health officials are calling on Texans to wear blue June 14 to commemorate National Men’s Health Week and honor those who have overcome health challenges. The purpose of Men’s Health Week is to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This year, Men’s […]

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Take the Campus Transportation Survey

June 11, 2019
 

The Parking and Traffic Safety Committee is looking to collect survey data from all employees and students regarding their current public transit usage, as well as their potential usage should discounted fares be offered at some point in the future. You’re invited to take the Campus Transportation Survey here.

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School of Nursing to offer free HIV testing

June 11, 2019
 

The School of Nursing will offer free and confidential HIV testing on National HIV Testing Day, June 27. Tests will be available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. by appointment only and take about 30 minutes. Supplies are limited; tests will be available for only 50 students and 50 staff members. The tests do not […]

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Express-News: San Antonio researchers check synthetic version of capsaicin — the heat in chile peppers — for cancer-killing effects

June 10, 2019
 

By Lauren Caruba, San Antonio Express-News It’s known for giving chile peppers their spice, causing a burning sensation in any tissue it comes in contact with. But the properties of capsaicin could have a deeper significance. The relationship between pain and capsazepine, a synthetic version of the naturally occurring compound, was what led San Antonio […]

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