September 21, 2010

Shining Stars

David W. Niesel, professor and chairman of the department of microbiology and immunology, has been appointed interim vice president and dean of the... read article »

UTMB holds 23rd annual Welcome Weekend

UTMB held its 23rd annual Welcome Weekend — a collaborative university event coordinated by the Office of Student Life, Student... read article »

Proud Parents Luncheon welcomes new UTMB family members

Setting a new record, more than 725 parents and family members attended the sixth annual UTMB Proud Parents Luncheon... read article »

 September 12, 2013

Young virus hunter spurs collaboration

This past spring, researchers at the Galveston National Laboratory received a curious phone call from a 12 year-old... read article »

Silent Killer: A leading cause of death you don't even know about

Just before Muppets creator Jim Henson appeared on the Arsenio Hall Show on May 4, 1990, he mentioned that he was tired and had a sore... read article »

Students welcomed to School of Nursing

Each year, the UTMB School of Nursing hosts a ceremony to welcome new and returning students to campus and the academic year. More than... read article »

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2013–2014 Flu Free Vaccination Program

I am pleased to announce UTMB Health and UT SELECT, a PPO plan administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, are partnering again this year... read article »

Are you ready for some football?

UTMB is offering a new service during football season — a Saturday Sports Injury Clinic inside the UTMB Specialty Care Center at Victory Lakes,... read article »

Police make donation to Children's Hospital

On Sept. 5, members of the Galveston Police Department, including Chief Henry Porretto, met with Dr. Joan Richardson and UTMB Police Chief Thomas... read article »

Building a better UTMB

The Strand between 11th and 13th streets is closed to east- and west-bound vehicular and pedestrian traffic due to construction in the area.... read article »