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Graduation 2016

The Class of 2016 moved from students to alumni in ceremonies held Friday and Saturday, May 20 and 21. The Pharm.D. class celebrated conclusion of their four year trek through the college in a ceremony on Friday morning.  Dr. Clay

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Dalby Wins State Grant for Cancer Drug Research

Dr. Kevin Dalby, professor of chemical biology and medicinal chemistry, has received an almost $5 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to kick-start drug discovery programs. Dalby’s grant one of three CPRIT grants approved

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Lopez receives UT Austin outstanding staff award

Vanessa Lopez, administrative manager in the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, has been chosen to receive a President’s Staff Award. Lopez was among 30 staff members and two supervisors cited as having had a significant impact on the university. 

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Ginsburg Named to Texas Ten

Dr. Diane Ginsburg, assistant dean for student affairs and clinical professor of health outcomes and pharmacy practice, was named among Alcalde magazine’s Texas Ten.  The annual award invites members of the UT alumni community to nominate their favorite UT professor with the

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Laurajo and Kyllie

The long and winding road For both Laurajo Ryan (Pharm.D. 2000) and Kyllie Ryan (Pharm.D. 2016), the road to pharmacy was anything but straight. Laurajo’s father (who is also a pharmacist) taught pharmacology and toxicology when she was a kid,

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Hazel and Leslie

Hazel Maultsby Pipkin, B.S. ’54 Hazel Pipkin says she cannot take credit for “discovering” pharmacy as a degree program and career path. That credit belongs to her big sister, Imogene Maultsby (B.S. ‘49), who Pipkin said blazed a trail, not

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Lydia Aguilera – multifold inspiration

When Lydia Aguilera, program director and clinical associate professor in the Cooperative Program at UT Rio Grande Valley, was invited to participate in the college’s 2016 Mother’s Day salute with her daughter, Veronica Guerra Chanes (Pharm.D. 2011), her first response

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Barnes named Educator of the Year

Dr. Nile Barnes has been named educator of the year at the annual teaching awards reception. The annual spring event, hosted by Pharmacy Council, also saw teaching awards presented to faculty members elected by students in each professional year. Barnes,

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Grad student scores APhA’s best podium presentation

Tatiana Makhinova, a graduate student in the Health Outcomes and Pharmacy Practice Division, was cited as having the best podium presentation at the annual spring meeting of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). The researcher was cited for her study, “Development

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All eyes on discovery during Research Day 2016

The art and science of discovery took center stage April 26 as the College of Pharmacy hosts Research Day 2016.  The 12th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day features distinguished lectures by Dr. Karen Vasquez, head of

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