Health and Wellness

UT Austin graduate balances academic, athletic endeavors by planning 'everything but sleep'Note to Editors: For photos, call 512/471-6412

May 17, 1999

She wanted to play college volleyball and she wanted to be an engineer. They said she'd never get it all done. As a mechanical engineer, her dad knew the demands of the degree. He worried his overachieving daughter had finally bit off more than she could chew. Along with her high school teachers and college professors, all discouraged her. The curriculum is too difficult and college sports are too demanding, they said.

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University Health Services offers information about alcohol use in conjunction with National Alcohol Screening Day on Thursday (April 8)

April 5, 1999

Why can some people handle more alcohol than others?

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University Health Services offers education on 'Spring Break Survival Skills'

March 4, 1999

Avoiding and caring for poison ivy. Keeping picnics healthy. Bicycling safety. Staying awake while driving. Helping a friend who's had too much to drink. Making sex safer. Avoiding sunburn. Preventing and treating "tourista" (traveler's diarrhea).

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Space shuttle experiments may help UT Austin researchers save lives by developing more effective drugs to fight cancer

Nov. 6, 1998

As the world watches with renewed interest the activities of Sen. John Glenn and the Space Shuttle Discovery, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy are awaiting today's scheduled return of Discovery, focusing on an experiment under way aboard the mission that may help UT researchers save lives back on Earth by developing more effective drugs to fight cancer.

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UT Austin hosts talk on genetic mechanisms of aging

Oct. 5, 1998

Dr. Arlan Richardson, president of the Gerontological Society of America and director of the Aging Research and Education Center at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, will speak at UT Austin Wednesday (Oct. 7) on genetic mechanisms of aging.

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