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McGovern students walk the stage at commencement

Photo from Commencement 2019

McGovern Medical School presented 235 graduating fourth-year students with their medical degrees at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony, May 17 at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The graduating class of 2019 included 44 members of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the only national honor medical society, while 37 members were members of The Arnold […]

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Khalil presents commencement speech at alma mater

Nearly 60 years after his own graduation, Adjunct Clinical Professor Kamal G. Khalil, MD, returned home to present the 2019 Commencement Address to his alma mater, Cairo University. In March, Khalil presented his speech, “From Cairo on the Nile to Houston on the Bayou,” to 1,008 graduating students, 65% of which were women, including the […]

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Stancel, Hunter ride again for a great cause

George Stancel and Robert Hunter ride the MS150

Going the distance for a good cause is all in a day’s work for two senior leaders of UTHealth, who combined have put in nearly 70 years of service to the university. So you may not be surprised to learn that George Stancel, PhD, UTHealth senior vice president for Academic and Research Affairs, and Robert […]

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Musicians send audience on listening tour of South America

May 9 Arts & Resilience Performance

Music from Brazil and Argentina took the Fifth Floor Gallery stage May 9 at this month’s installment of the Arts and Resilience series. Members from the chamber music group Aperio delighted the audience with classic and popular music for the cello and piano during the more than hour-long performance. “The music of Brazil blurs the […]

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