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UT Health San Antonio holds first all-school commencement

For the first time in its 53-year history, UT Health San Antonio celebrated a combined, all-school commencement May 22 at the Alamodome, where more than 1,000 health care providers and scientists were gifted to the world.

2021 Senior Awards

Senior dental students were recognized for their academic achievements, excellence in patient care, and outstanding leadership during the school's annual Senior Awards Convocation Ceremony.

Class of 2021 dental students, hygienists achieve 100% licensing pass rate

Dental and dental hygiene senior of the Class of 2021 achieved a 100% pass rate on the Western Regional Examining Board licensure exam that was administered this May.

Dental research takes first place at annual neuroscience retreat

A third-year doctoral candidate, Katie V. Lillis, won first place at the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience Annual Spring Research Retreat for her dental research project, "Modulation of Bone Loss in Apical Periodontitis by Trigeminal Ganglia Nociceptors.”

Dental Student featured in “Real Jobs” video series

Rising fourth-year dental student, Joi Walls, was recently showcased by InTheKnow.com for their "Real Jobs" video series that profiles young adults aspiring to enter various careers.

2021 Griffin Humanitarian Award goes to Donly

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry presented Kevin J. Donly, DDS, MS, with the 2021 Ann Page Griffin Humanitarian Award in recognition of his demonstrated commitment to underserved populations.

Just the Facts: Infographics on Graduates

Review the facts from the graduating classes of 1974 through 2020. 


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Event Calendar

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Viva Fiesta!

Fiesta 2021 lives and is taking place June 17-27.  Add to your collection and get your 2020 and 2021 Fiesta medals for only $10 each.

Diversity Survey

The UT Health San Antonio is seeking your feedback on a campus-wide diversity climate survey in an effort to grow in equity and inclusion.

Gold's Gym

With revised COVID-19 safety protocols in place, amenities at the campus Gold's Gym are reopened as of today, June 1, 2021.