Mustafa Mithaiwala: Motivation, Character, and Flexibility

“If you want to achieve something great for yourself, you have to put in hard work” said Mustafa Mithaiwala, a student in the Neuroscience discipline of the Integrated Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program. Mithaiwala became interested in medical pharmacology while as a student at...
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Adrian Beckmann: Recipient of the Joe and Bettie Ward Award

Adrian Beckmann, received the Joe and Bettie Ward Award based on his excellent academic performance, character, and leadership. The award is presented to a graduate student in recognition of outstanding achievement in aging research.  Beckmann is currently working under Dr. Bess...
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Top 5 Things To Do During the Holidays in San Antonio

1) Urban-15’s Holiday Laser Show  When: Sunday, December 2nd, 4pm Where: Lila Cockrell Theater (200 E. Market, 78205) If you haven’t been to a laser show, you’re missing out! URBAN-15’s annual Holiday Laser Show is a collaborative production of laser artist Tim Walsh and...
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Amy Wu: Transition from Physical Therapy to Electrophysiology

Born and raised in Taiwan, Amy Wu trained as a physical therapist, but later found out that scientific research is her true passion. “In physical therapy, there was a lot of emphasis on making assessments on patients and coming up with a treatment plan, a lot of what and how, but...
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GSBS: Spooky Halloween Social 2018

  No tricks, just treats! The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences hosted the annual Halloween Social event on Oct. 24 to brought out the fun and spooky spirit in the graduate students. The event consisted of costume contest where students dressed up as Dorothy from Wizard...
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Dr. Michael Wargovich: Cancer Prevention Starts with Your Eating Habits

Aside from being a professor in molecular medicine and a senior researcher in cancer prevention, Dr. Michael Wargovich is also an entrepreneur for a startup company called CanSurvive Cuisine. Dr. Wargovich met his current business partner Chef Iverson Brownell through a mutual...
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Meghan Monney: Winner of the Jonas Scholar Award

Nursing Science Ph.D. student Meghan Monney has been selected from a pool of nursing students throughout the United States to receive the prestigious Jonas Scholarship. According to the National League for Nursing website, the Jonas Scholarship promotes “evidence-based nursing...
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