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March 2018 Archive

A Cross Between Cultures

Bridging the cultures of Nicaragua and Texas, Marwell Guillermo Chavarria Zelaya stood before health care students and professionals and educated them using Nicaraguan Sign Language. As a deaf educator in Nicaragua, Zelaya's primary language is Nicaraguan Sign Language.

TTUHSC Student Awarded Phi Kappa Phi Dissertation Fellowship

Kandis Wright was selected as a recipient of a 2018 Dissertation Fellowship from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all disciplines. Wright is one of only ten recipients nationwide to receive the $10,000 fellowship.

Lubbock City Lights: Viva Las Vegas

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine first-year students will host the 21st Annual Lubbock City Lights Charity Gala & Casino Night at 6 p.m. April 27 at the Overton Hotel and Conference Center, 2322 Mac Davis Lane.

Celebrating 30 Years of Research

Samuel Prien, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, started at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in 1980. He remembered the creation of a student-run Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences event in 1988. This year marked the 30-year anniversary of the event, and Prien has served as the event judge for 25 years.

Student National Medical Association to Host Free Health Fair

The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) School of Medicine will host a free health fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at United Market Street, 4425 19th St.