Year: 2017

Happy Holidays from the College of Pharmacy

Click image to watch a special video holiday message from the College of Pharmacy (YouTube). Watch a special video message from the College of Pharmacy highlighting the memorable moments of 2017. Happy holidays to you and yours.

Gonzales named AAAS fellow

Professor Rueben Gonzales, Ph.D. was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Dr. Gonzales, who teaches in the College of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Department

Alumni honored during Homecoming weekend

Pharmacy alumni arrived to The University of Texas at Austin campus on October 20-21, 2017 to talk of years past, watch some Texas Longhorn football, and be awarded for their vast accomplishments in the world. Alumni came to The University

Williams named Inventor of the Year

On Thursday, November 2, 2017, Robert O. (Bill) Williams III, Ph.D., professor and head of The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy’s Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, was named the 2017 Inventor of the Year by

Lester Program seeks student applicants

The Lester Entrepreneurial Scholars Program, an exciting initiative at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, will accept applications for the 2017-2018 program August 14-31, 2017. Michael Lester, a generous college alumnae, has allocated funds to support entrepreneurial development

Tom and Beverly Gerding – true friends of Longhorn pharmacy

Tom and Beverly Gerding, longtime friends of Longhorn pharmacy, walked hand in hand through a life well spent and died 10 days apart this summer. Beverly, 84, passed away peacefully on June 24 while Tom, 87, died 10-days later on

Ginsburg is finalist for lifetime leadership award

Dr. Diane Ginsburg, assistant dean for student affairs, is one of three finalists for a lifetime leadership award sponsored by Pharmacy Times magazine and Parata Systems, a company that develops automated technologies for pharmacies. Ginsburg is among 30 finalists nationwide

Starving prostate cancer cells

Starving cancer cells with combinations of natural compounds found in foods A new study from Dr. John DiGiovanni, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, and his colleague, Dr. Stefano Tiziani, assistant professor of nutritional sciences, identifies several natural compounds found in food,

Team earns honors at Clinical Research Challenge

A team of three UT student pharmacists placed among the elite programs in a national Clinical Research Challenge (CRC). The event, sponsored by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), attracted more than 80 teams from colleges across the country. 

Four students to attend alcohol treatment program

Four student pharmacists from the College of Pharmacy have been selected to study addiction and its treatment in weeklong summer programs sponsored by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Student pharmacists Janci Addison, Claire Brandt, Kaitlin Kennedy and Mandy Renfro will participate in the