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Vets and pets play key role during disaster response

By Alex Branch   Among the many lessons from Hurricane Katrina was that the bond between humans and animals cannot be ignored during disaster response. With no plan by emergency responders to account for household pets during rescues 12 years ago, many families refused to board helicopters, boats or buses without their beloved household pets.... Read more »

Aug 29, 2017

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NASA executive named sole finalist for UNT System chancellor

The University of North Texas System Board of Regents has selected Lesa B. Roe, Acting Deputy Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), as the sole finalist for the position of Chancellor. Ms. Roe’s selection was announced Thursday during the UNT System Board of Regents meeting at UNT Health Science Center in Fort... Read more »

Aug 17, 2017

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Dig Deep: A Conference for Growers

By: Betsy Friauf   Howard Garrett, “The Dirt Doctor,” will bring his expertise in organic gardening to a July 22 conference sponsored by the Tarrant Area Food Bank for anyone interested in community gardening, home gardening or marketing what they grow. Dig Deep: A Conference for Growers Date: Saturday, July 22 Time: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.... Read more »

Jul 11, 2017

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Kenny Loggins, Michael McDonald to headline Legends event

By Kerry Gunnels   The Legends Concert Series, UNT Health Science Center’s signature fundraising event, will feature rock ’n’ roll headliners Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald at its fifth anniversary presentation. The benefit, presented by Chase and J.P. Morgan, will take place November 7 at Fort Worth’s famous Bass Performance Hall. The curtain will rise... Read more »

Jul 10, 2017

Hands-on learning for high school students

By Jan Jarvis   Ian Massey slipped on purple gloves and grasped a human lung without hesitation. “It feels kind a rubbery,” said Ian, 14. “You can push on it anywhere and it bounces back.” The anatomy lesson is one of the many reasons that students attending the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences Summer Bridge... Read more »

Jun 7, 2017

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Helping families find missing loved ones

By Jeff Carlton   On the night of Feb. 16, 1981, Francine Frost went grocery shopping in Tulsa, Okla., and was never seen again. Other than her car keys, found dangling from her car door in the grocery store parking lot of a Skaggs Alpha Beta, there was no trace of this 44-year-old nurse, wife... Read more »

Jun 1, 2017

Incoming Medical Science students serve others first on Volunteer Day

By Alex Branch   More than 200 incoming students in the Medical Science program were introduced to the UNTHSC core value of Serving Others First by volunteering in the community May 25. The students sanded staircase railings and door frames at the Salvation Army in preparation for repainting the living areas of men and women... Read more »

May 31, 2017

Join HSC scientists for a night at the museum

By Alex Branch The Fort Worth Science and History Museum is great fun for children, but UNT Health Science Center is partnering with the museum on an entertaining social event for adults. Visitors 21 and older can enjoy wine or beer from a cash bar and interactive science learning from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.... Read more »

Mar 30, 2017

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Gift from Daniel Drug family will support new building

By Alex Branch   Burl Baker Daniel opened Daniel Drug in 1932 in a long, narrow building at the southwest corner of Montgomery and 7th streets. The world of pharmacy was quite different back then. The Fort Worth pharmacist, who graduated from Danforth School of Pharmacy in 1925, ground foxglove plant by mortar and pestle... Read more »

Mar 22, 2017

Terminally ill runner finishes Cowtown with help from UNTHSC students

By Alex Branch UNT Health Science Center students who volunteered at the Cowtown Marathon won’t soon forget one remarkable runner who needed their help crossing the finish line. Her name is Suzanne Stone, 62, and she was diagnosed 27 months ago with glioblastoma, an aggressive and lethal form of brain cancer that already has led... Read more »

Mar 6, 2017