Claire Morales LOVES the color yellow. The musician, graphic designer and illustrator made this evident with her “Immersed In Song” design for KXT 91.7, a non-commercial radio station in North Texas. Morales strongly believes in the healing power of creating. For her the spring 2020 lockdown was used to make artwork that propels a sense of energy and optimism.
There is a specific image that stood out to Aesha Ash when she was studying to become a professional dancer at the School of American Ballet in New York City. The image, hanging on a wall, showed Black ballerina Andrea Long who had been part of the school before Ash joined. On the toughest of days Ash would stare at the picture and think, “Okay, Aesha, pick yourself up. You can do this, you can do this, you can do this.”
Christmastime is here again, and its music is coming at us from every direction. Whether you love it or hate it, I am confident you’ll find these songs sung by women worthy of your attention. A little rock, a little soul, and some delightful spins on classics, this playlist shakes the bah humbugs from even the most determined holiday grouch.
Nothing shuts down creativity faster than hunger. It’s easy to forget about eating when one is lost in a meaningful project. This also applies to kids, so it’s important to stave off “hangry” episodes by being prepared. Here are 10 easy snacks to help your child’s imagination.
When my oldest child graduated from her toddler program, there was a planned “bridge” ceremony with classmates, teachers, and families. As was customary with this sort of thing, I had picked out a sweet dress, imagining her twirling in it as pictures galore were taken. The celebratory morning arrived. After opening her eyes my headstrong child informed me she would wear black pants, a bright orange tutu, and stained light green t-shirt to the event.
There were several moments I became teary-eyed during the blockbuster film Wonder Woman. Starring Gal Gadot as the Amazon princess and directed by Patty Jenkins, Wonder Woman has its fair share of heart-wrenches. But my all out crying didn’t occur till the credits started to role.
Why? Because I could finally exhale that this superheroine movie is not just good, it’s REALLY good.
Some of you might be asking, “Why all the fuss?” To start, our nation has a long-term love affair with comic book ...
Every once in a while it’s time to fling oneself completely out of the comfort zone. Or swing. A few months ago I won an introductory class for two at Skyline Trapeze. That’s right, TRAPEZE. As in climb up a really tall ladder and WILLINGLY drop off to swing through the air.
I mention willingly because that part was my biggest challenge. I invited my friend and fellow mom Candace to join in the fun. We drove over to Skyline, located in Addison. After signing a waiver (because of course this a...
The birth planning began immediately. As soon as the pregnancy test offered up its incredible news, I began researching what to expect during delivery and how to guarantee my wants would be met. However I’d soon discover personal needs are often shoved to the backseat when it comes to children.
CELEBRATING THE FIRST SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS: 1943-2018 - A Publication of UT Southwestern Medical Center
Celebrating 75 years of the future of medicine, today
In the early years of radiology, it was not uncommon for radiology departments to be small, behind-the-scenes organizations, often made up of a handful of local physicians rotating on call through several hospitals, or perhaps operating as a part of the hospital’s surgery department. It was from just such humble beginnings that today’s Department of Radiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center emerged.
UT Southwestern researchers are at the forefront of understanding and preventing the spread of dangerous bacteria in food.
Researchers and clinicians at UT Southwestern are identifying which mechanisms of the brain are affected by autism and how to implement new therapies to treat the disorder.