May 24, 2019

Excerpts from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) travelling exhibit, Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets of Nature, coming to the Briscoe Library in early June. Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein reflected the interest of early 19th-century physicians and natural philosophers in human dissection and experiments on animals, as they explored the possibilities for generating life, resuscitating the drowned and the newly dead, […]

2nd Annual Image of Research Winners and Awards Reception

April 19, 2019

We are pleased to announce the winners of Briscoe Library’s 2nd Annual Image of Research Photography Competition! 1st Place Kristina Andrijauskaite, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Winter’s Tale This picture depicts zebrafish embryo which travels across the crystallized well of the tissue culture plate. There are different animal models used in scientific research. However, zebrafish […]

Library Gallery Opening April 22, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

April 19, 2019

Briscoe Library takes great pride in being the site for the 2nd gallery opening for an exhibit of environmentally themed screen prints produced by local area high school students taking part in the Air Quality Academy. The academy is sponsored by UT Health San Antonio, The AETNA Foundation, La Printeria, Westside Development Corporation, ImpactSA, and the […]

From the Archives: Celebrating 50 Years of Nursing

March 15, 2019

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the UT Health School of Nursing and celebrations are in full swing! Through a unique collaboration with the School of Nursing, the Library is assisting in bringing the rich history of the nursing school to life. This collaboration started a little over a year ago and has proven […]

February: The Art of Heart

February 14, 2019

Installed on the library’s art wall in January, The Art of Heart exhibit by local physician-artist Miguel Vazquez will be on display through February. Exhibit pieces featuring the heart include:  

Expanded Exhibit by Physician-Artist Miguel Vazquez Coming in January

January 18, 2019

You may remember Starletta creator and physician-artist Miguel Vazquez from his appearance during Student Appreciation Week last fall. He’s back this month with The Art of Heart, an expanded exhibit of his work featuring his own perspectives on the heart and its design. In addition to heart subject matter, the exhibit of both 2-D and […]

Library Hosts Gallery Opening

December 14, 2018

An exhibit composed of screen prints created by local area high school students is currently on display in the library. The exhibit will be the focus of attention at an award reception being held in the library art wall area on Thursday, December 13th at 6:00 p.m. The prints resulted from a student program (Quality […]

Image of Research Winners and Awards Reception

November 19, 2018

We are pleased to announce the winners of Briscoe Library’s Image of Research Photography Competition! 1st Place Jaclyn Merlo, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Rodent Kidney Extracellular Scaffold The image presented is of a de-cellularized rodent kidney displaying the collagen matrix of the renal vasculature, tubules, and glomeruli. Rapid de-cellularization is accomplished by perfusing a […]

Image of Research Exhibit and Awards Reception

October 5, 2018

Briscoe Library’s Image of Research Photography Competition received a number of outstanding entries from UT Health San Antonio students. We welcome you to come view all of the submissions in our Image of Research Exhibit located on the newly completed gallery wall at the entrance of the library. The library will be holding the Image […]

Where’s Starletta?

October 5, 2018

The star of the current Library art exhibit of local physician-artist Miguel Vazquez is his creation, Starletta. While Starletta is currently housed in the Library 5th floor Nixon Library Reading Room behind (sometimes locked) doors and within a glass case, she may be caught from time to time wandering the library floors. As we understand, […]