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Music Medicine

De Leon shines bright while posing with his saxophone.

Kaylee Boggan

January 16, 2019

Former music major and Spirit of San Antonio (SOSA) drum major Bobby Joe De Leon Jr.’s life changed forever in August 2018 when he was diagnosed with primary cardiac cancer. “I was first told that it was benign and shortly found out later it was cancerous,” De Leon said.  “[The] timing was hor...

Tiny bot rocks… UTSA makes Guinness World Record

Dr. Ruyan Guo and Dr. Amar Bhalla in their lab.
Brandon Armstead/The Paisano

Brandon Armstead

September 13, 2018

Researchers from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) were awarded a Guinness World Record for creating the smallest medical robot. The nanorobots were created by Ph.D student Soutik Betal and professors of the ECE department Ruya...

Future of UTSA research donor uncertain amid controversy

April 30, 2013

Will Tallent / The Paisano The Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has found itself in a series of scandals that have resulted in new regulations making their way through the Texas Legislature, and the Institute’s future remains unclear as the Legislature has not...

Just Dance! FTK Dance Marathon raises over $40,000 for childhood cancer assistance

April 9, 2013

Will Tallent / The Paisano For the Kids (FTK), the largest UTSA organization and largest student-led philanthropic group in San Antonio, raised a total of $40,455.63 during their fourth annual 18-hour dance marathon, which started at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5 and ended at 1 p.m. Satur...