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Dec '98
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19 Valley students parlay high school work into college credit, scholarships at UTPA
More and more high school students throughout the country are getting a headstart on college either by taking Advanced Placement courses and exams or by enrolling for college courses before they receive their high school diplomas.


Dec '98
21
Jan. 14 application deadline for UTPA general scholarships
Sudents wishing to apply for general scholarships to The University of Texas-Pan American for Fall 1999 have until Jan. 14 to file their paperwork.


Dec '98
18
Yang, first student to graduate from UTPA computer science master's program
Although Tao Yang has traveled halfway around the globe to pursue his master’s degree, he has still found remnants of his homeland here in the Rio Grande Valley.


Dec '98
15
Community to address underage drinking at UTPA forum
A forum to discuss the prevention of underage drinking will be held Dec. 17 at The University of Texas-Pan American as part of the “Lights on for Life” Project.


Dec '98
14
UTPA student philosophers shine in ‘Ethics Bowl’
A team of six philosophy students at The University of Texas-Pan American competed in the 1998 South Central Texas Regional Ethics Bowl at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio Nov. 14, coming away with high marks for their ability to "think ethics" on their feet.


Dec '98
7
UTPA's Adopt an Angel Program offering low-income children a brighter Christmas
The University of Texas-Pan American students and faculty are taking on the role of Santa Claus this year, offering low-income children a brighter Christmas through the UTPA Adopt an Angel Program.


Dec '98
2
UT Pan American hosts World AIDS Day panel discussion
A small crowd of concerned students gathered Tuesday at The University of Texas-Pan American to address a big health problem steadily growing in the Rio Grande Valley.


UT Pan American to close for Christmas, New Year’s holidays
The University of Texas-Pan American will close for the Christmas holidays Thursday and Friday, Dec. 24 and 25.


Astronaut, State Senator to address graduates at UT Pan American commencement ceremonies Dec. 19
An astronaut and a state senator are the two scheduled speakers for The University of Texas-Pan American’s three commencement ceremonies Saturday, Dec. 19, in the Fieldhouse.


UTPA graduate takes second place at national design competition
A graduate of the mechanical engineering program at The University of Texas-Pan American took second place in a national design competition in Anaheim, Calif., last month for work he did while a student.