1980s


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin1980

The new Pharmacy Building addition included a Student Health Center pharmacy, a learning resource center, a nuclear pharmacy laboratory, and a television production laboratory was dedicated.


1981

The Texas College and University System Coordinating Board cited the UT Doctor of Pharmacy program as one of the top three such programs in the U.S.


1982

The Generations Club was established to foster careers in pharmacy through continued parental generation pharmacists.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

Texas’ hot summers made this Centennial fan a practical souvenir.

1983

During the observance of the University’s Centennial, the college sponsored two symposia: “Pharmacy’s Mandate for Excellence: the Opportunities and Challenges” and “Pharmacist: Responding to an Older America.”


1984

A fund raising focus during the University’s centennial observance saw creation of numerous endowments including a $1 million Johnson & Johnson Centennial Chair in Pharmacy.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin1985

A new curriculum allowed students greater flexibility regarding career-oriented electives. Early admission through the 1:4 program was a new feature in the revised curriculum.


1986

Pharmacy Administration brought national recognition to the college as it hosted the William S. Apple Memorial Program in Community Pharmacy Management.


College of Pharmacy History, The University of Texas at Austin

Young Pharmacist Leadership Conference

1987

The College helped assure outstanding leadership for the profession’s future when it was host for the first annual Young Pharmacist Leadership Conference.


1988

Exceptional undergraduate students were further challenged with implementation of the Honors Program.


1989

The College maintained an active role in the newly created Texas Pharmacy Congress that was founded in Fall 1988.


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