School of Dentistry EventsPublished on Monday, January 12, 2015 Published on January 12, 2015 Events highlight busy School of Dentistry academic calendar Event gives budding dental researchers head ‘UPSTART’ on discovery presentations Students who gave presentations on scientific topics during the School of Dentistry’s Undergraduate and Professional Student Training in Advanced Research Techniques (UPSTART) Program Symposium in July and their faculty mentors include, front row from left, Justin Matthew, Casey Staten, Niketa Thompson, Alena Casella, Katherine L. Curtis, and Ashley King; middle row from left, Brandon McClain, Logan Didier, Dr. Yuanyuan Duan, Ian Blakely, Bryant Salmon, Will Fontaine, and Alisha Li; and back row from left, Dr. Scott Williamson, Dr. Amol Janorkar, Patrick Bierdeman, Rodney Kipchumba, Dr. Nan Black, S. Eric Johnson, and Dr. Jason Griggs. Tops in Class of 2014 receive honors at banquet Dr. Gary Reeves, dean of the School of Dentistry, congratulates Adriane Chanel Wright for a successful academic career in the School of Dentistry during the 2014 Senior Honors Convocation and Banquet March 16 in the Norman C. Nelson Student Union. Faculty Kudos Dellinger and LivingstonDr. Tracy M. Dellinger, professor of advanced general dentistry, and Dr. Harold Mark Livingston, professor of advanced general dentistry, were invested with their respective Fellowships in Special Care Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons-Edinburgh during its Diploma Ceremony Sept. 5 in Symposium Hall in the heart of Edinburgh’s New Town District.Dellinger and Livingston have each been members of the college since 2001.The Royal College of Surgeons-Edinburgh has a 500-year history of education and advancement of surgical practice, with more than 20,000 fellows and members worldwide. The Faculty of Dental Surgery comprise approximately 3,000 of this number.Special Care Dentistry is one of the 13 dental specialties recognized in the United Kingdom related to the oral health care for adolescents or adults with either disability or impairment. Incoming SOD class signs pledge, devotes career to ethics Dr. Ralph Didlake, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs and director of the Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, Dr. Gary Reeves, dean of the School of Dentistry, members of the American College of Dentists and School of Dentistry faculty gather alongside the Class of 2018 just minutes after the Ethics Signing Ceremony Oct. 16, in which each member of the class signed the Ethics Code and received the ACD Ethics Wallet Cards. ADA members gather in ‘Longhorn Country’ for alumni reception Dr. Gary Reeves, center, dean of the School of Dentistry, visits with alumni and guests, from left, Yvonne Knight, Dr. Lynn Van Pelt, Dr. Roddy Scarborough, Dr. and Mrs. Jay Fandel, and Dr. Deidra Jones at a Dental Alumni Chapter reception during the American Dental Association meeting Oct. 11 at the Hilton Palacio del Rio in San Antonio, Texas.