Not Even A Hammer Can Crush this Pill

Sometimes pills are broken, smashed or pulverized for dangerous reasons. Especially if the medicine is a strong painkiller. OxyContin abuse had become such a problem that scientists started working on solutions. Enter pharmacy professor James McGinity, inventor of the tamper-proof pill.

Med School Rising

Since October 2014, eight construction cranes — moving in precise choreography — have presided over UT Austin's most intense building effort in decades: the construction of the future Dell Medical School and transformation of the medical district that will surround it.

Five Great UT Medical Education Innovations

Now that UT Austin’s Dell Medical School can officially start accepting applications for its inaugural class, what can students expect if they enroll in the first new medical school in decades to be opened at a Tier 1 research university?