Located on UTMB’s Galveston Campus, the Ashbel Smith Building—also known as Old Red—was the first building completed on the campus and it was used to support the state’s first medical school. In 1949, the iconic building, with its red brick and sandstone, was named for Ashbel Smith, a Republic of Texas diplomat and one of the founders of the University of Texas System. Who was the famed architect who designed Old Red, and what year was it completed?
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Answer to May trivia question: Two. Dr. Thomas Jackson and Dr. William Gammon were the only medical school graduates in 1893. For years, the two friends argued over who was top of the class.
Congrats to Ashiriha Elhodiguy, a UTMB/CMC nurse at the Evins Regional Juvenile Center in Edinburg, Texas, who won the May trivia!