Category: College News

UT Pharmacy grads excel in licensure testing

The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) recently released its North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) pass rates for Doctors of Pharmacy who graduated in 2018. The NAPLEX measures a candidate’s knowledge of the practice of pharmacy. It is

Pharmacy Day at the Texas Capitol

Each legislative year, Pharmacy Day at the Texas Capitol brings hundreds of pharmacy professionals to the Capitol grounds to make their voices heard. Members of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association’s (SNPhA) UT chapter gathered at the Texas Capitol to make

Faculty Promotions

Congratulations to the following College of Pharmacy faculty members on their recent promotions, which were recently approved by President Greg Fenves and will go into effect on September 1, 2019. Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.: Promoted to Associate Professor with tenure,

Kompella earns several awards at ACT annual meeting

Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences Pallavi Kompella, who received a number of awards at the 39th Annual Meeting of the American College of Toxicology, including: The 2018 North American Travel Grant ($1,000) The Arthur Furst Best Student Poster

Alumni gather for revamped Homecoming Tailgate

On November 3, College of Pharmacy alumni, students, staff, faculty, and well-wishers gathered during a temperate but blustery Saturday afternoon during the annual Homecoming Tailgate. This year featured a change of venue from the Pharmacy Building to the official tailgate

DiGiovanni earns Research Excellence Award

On October 30, 2018, the University Co-operative Society and The University of Texas at Austin Office of the Vice President for Research honored the winners of the Robert W. Hamilton Book Awards and the University Co-operative Society’s Research Excellence Awards.

Alumni honored at Reception and Awards Ceremony

On September 29, 2018, College of Pharmacy alumni, faculty, students, staff, and well-wishers met at Dover’s Dining Room at the DoubleTree Austin to honor accomplished alumni at the annual Alumni Reception and Awards Ceremony. Formerly part of the college’s homecoming

TxCORE Hires New Executive Director

The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy’s Texas Center for Health Outcomes Research and Education (TxCORE) will assume new leadership to support its and the university’s mission to transform healthcare. On September 17, Michael Johnsrud, Ph.D. will become

Vasquez collaborates on paper published in Nature

Karen M. Vasquez, Ph.D., who serves as the College of Pharmacy’s James T. Doluisio Regents Professor and Head of the Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology, recently collaborated on a research paper exploring the mechanisms involved in DNA structure-induced genetic instability in

Dr. Frei awarded 2018 Educator of the Year

Dr. Christopher R. Frei was declared the College of Pharmacy’s 2018 Educator of the Year Award winner. Dr. Frei is Assistant Professor and Division Head of the Pharmacotherapy Division in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at