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Sep '98
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Guest artist to perform at UTPA Oct. 6
Guest artist Kurt Martinez is scheduled to perform a guitar concert at The University of Texas-Pan American Fine Arts Recital Hall at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6.


UTPA student spends semester in Germany participating in foreign exchange program
From lederhosen to biergartens, Maria Fernanda Ayala, a 22-year-old junior attending The University of Texas-Pan American, found herself totally immersed in the German culture for six months while still attending UTPA.


Sep '98
26
UTPA receives $1.4 million grant to conduct health study on Hidalgo County elderly population
The Department of Sociology at The University of Texas-Pan American was recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the U.S. National Institute for Health.


PSJA elementary teachers return to classroom as UTPA students
Sixteen Pharr-San Juan-Alamo elementary and middle school teachers have taken the role of student once again as they participate in the Physics for Teachers Program at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Sep '98
18
UT Pan American to host Engineering and Computer Science Career Day Oct. 1
The University of Texas-Pan American's Office of Placement and Cooperative Education will host an Engineering and Computer Science Career Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, in the University Ballroom.


UT Pan American to hold Graduate and Professional School Fair Oct. 15
The Office of Placement and Cooperative Education at The University of Texas-Pan American will host a Graduate and Professional School Fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, in the University Ballroom.


UTPA students work at archaeological dig in Peru
Within the dry rocky desert of the Peruvian Casma Valley, Abigail Segovia, 24, discovered her dream of becoming an archaeologist.

Sep '98
16
Regional Water Conference to be held at UTPA Oct. 19
Water quality and quantity issues for eight counties in the Rio Grande Valley will be the focus of a regional conference to be held at The University of Texas-Pan American Oct. 19.


UTPA to honor local residents named 1998 Notable Valley Hispanics
The University of Texas-Pan American Friends of the Library will be recognizing 12 Rio Grande Valley leaders as “Notable Valley Hispanics” in a special ceremony Sept. 27.


Sep '98
14
UTPA Founders Day ’98 to be observed at Shary-Shivers Estate
The University of Texas-Pan American will celebrate its 71st anniversary Sept. 24 at the historic Shary-Shivers Estate in Sharyland with the awarding of Founders Day medals to six prominent university friends and faculty members.

Sep '98
11
New director named for Honors Studies Program
Dr. Dora Saavedra, assistant professor of communication, has been named the director of the Honors Studies Program at The University of Texas-Pan American.


UT Pan American to have music, food booths for Diez y Seis festivities Sept. 15
Festivities for Diez y Seis de Septiembre at The University of Texas-Pan American are scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, in the University Center Circle.


UTPA students to participate in statewide Beach Cleanup Sept. 19
Several student organizations at The University of Texas-Pan American will participate for the second consecutive year in the Texas Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 19.


Sep '98
4
CoServe develops strategic plan for Rio Grande City
The University of Texas-Pan American Office of Center Operations and Community Services (CoSERVE) is creating a strategic plan designed to focus on the future economic development and growth of Rio Grande City.


UT Pan American to host two career fairs in October
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Office of Placement and Cooperative Education will host two career fairs in October.


UT Pan American galleries to sponsor exhibits by several artists
The University Galleries at The University of Texas-Pan American will sponsor several exhibits during the fall semester in a number of different mediums by outside artists from around the country and the Valley, as well as by university faculty and staff.


Sep '98
3
New master’s program offers opportunity for criminal justice majors
A new master’s degree program at The University of Texas-Pan American is opening up new avenues for criminal justice majors this fall.


First day of class at UTPA proves to be exciting for many incoming freshmen
Excitement, expectations and a little confusion filled the campus of The University of Texas-Pan American Monday (Aug.31), marking the first day of the fall semester.


UTPA allocating parking spaces for new car pool program
The University of Texas-Pan American is allocating approximately 200 parking spaces throughout the campus for a new car pool program.