December 8, 2022

Laura Spector to present virtual exhibit on Grief, Apology, and Healing for Arts & Resilience

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomes back Laura Spector for its fall event of the Arts & Resilience program, Dec. 15. Spector, a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts, will present an…


December 2, 2022

Brilliance on display from Olga Chumakova

Paintings from Olga Chumakova, PhD, imaging research manager in the Department of Integrative Biology and Pharmacology, are currently on display on the McGovern Medical School Art Wall. Chumakova is studying at the Draw Paint Academy (Dan Scott, Australia). “Two paintings…


August 18, 2022

Human Ties issues call for submissions

The Spring 2023 issue of Human Ties Digest is in the works. Writers, artists, and creators are invited to submit up to 3 original works for publication by November 18. The next issue’s theme is Identity. See the graphic below…


July 21, 2022

Spector returns for Arts & Resilience

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomes back Laura Spector for a summer event of its Arts & Resilience Program, July 28. Spector, a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts, will present her workshop Drawing for…


April 22, 2022

Medical students share stories and art at Off Script

Since June 2016, the McGovern Center has co-sponsored Off Script: Stories from the Heart of Medicine alongside Baylor College of Medicine’s Narrative Medicine Program. These one-hour events focus on different themes, featuring stories and artist works from members of the…


March 31, 2022

New Art Wall exhibit features photography from humanities fourth-year student

The newest Art Wall exhibit features photography by Manon Masson, a fourth-year student at McGovern Medical School. Masson will also graduate from the Center’s Medical Humanities Scholarly Concentration in April. The Art Wall was initiated by the medical school’s Beautification…


February 17, 2022

Muñiz shares works for Arts & Resilience

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomed Patrick McGrath Muñiz as the third presenter of its Arts & Resilience program on Jan. 26, via Cisco Webex. Muñiz, originally from Puerto Rico, is a Houston-based artist who…


January 13, 2022

Special issue of Human Ties Digest released, focuses on hope amidst uncertainty

The latest issue of Human Ties Digest was released today. The special issue focuses on “Hope Amidst Uncertainty,” and features writings and artwork by members of McGovern Medical School. These works include oil paintings by Olga Chumakova, PhD, from the…


December 9, 2021

Harris honors Vietnamese legacy at Arts & Resilience

The McGovern Medical School Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomed Brandon Tho Harris to present the second installment of the Arts & Resilience Program, Nov. 10, via Cisco Webex. A Houston-area native, Harris is a child of war refugees from…


October 21, 2021

Arts & Resilience presentation by Laura Spector discussed in McGovern news

The McGovern Medical School Center for Humanities and Ethics marked the return of its Arts & Resilience program with a virtual performance from performance and video artist Laura Spector, Sept. 22. Spector, who began her work as an artist in…


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