Mar '99
UTPA hosts U.S.-Mexico conference in accounting and international business
The University of Texas-Pan American, in cooperation with the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, hosted their first U.S.-Mexico conference Wednesday and Thursday (March 24-25) in accounting and international business in the UTPA Communication Arts and Sciences Building.

Astronaut to speak April 9 at UT Pan American
Shuttle astronaut Dr. Nancy J. Currie, who was the flight engineer aboard the historic December 1998 shuttle mission that began construction of the International Space Station, will give two lectures Friday, April 9, at The University of Texas-Pan American.

UTPA University Galleries host grand opening of Lamar Gallery
The University Galleries at The University of Texas-Pan American will host a grand opening and reception for its newest facility, the Lamar Gallery, from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 1, in room seven of the Lamar School Building, located on Schunior Road in Edinburg.

UTPA’s Rehab Services Program awards 20 undergrad scholarships
Twenty undergraduate students at The University of Texas-Pan American recently received scholarships from the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (TCADA).

Mar '99
UTPA's Women's Empowerment Business Center to celebrate grand opening
The University of Texas-Pan American Women’s Empowerment Business Center will celebrate its grand opening April 7 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the UTPA Annex, 2412 S. Closner in Edinburg.

Mar '99
President appoints UT System Border Health Office head to Border Health Commission
Dr. Paul Villas, executive director of The University of Texas System Texas-Mexico Border Health Coordination Office, located on the campus of The University of Texas-Pan American, has been appointed by President Bill Clinton to serve as a member of the federal United States-Mexico Border Health Commission.

Lady Broncs win, Broncs lose track meet
Breaking even against a large squad of Spring Break athletes from Northwest Missouri State, the Texas-Pan American Lady Broncs won late Sunday but the Broncs lost.

UTPA Golfer Inman wins Border Olympics
Manuel Inman, Texas-Pan American's golf star from Mexico who qualified for the U.S. Amateur last summer, captured the Border Olympics by one stroke after closing with a 4-under-par 68.

Broncs try to break streak at TAMUK Tuesday
Coming home to Edinburg Monday after a long bus ride from Lubbock, the Texas-Pan American Broncs travel again Tuesday for a 7 p.m. baseball game at Texas A&M-Kingsville.

Mar '99
UTPA sponsoring First International Conference on Health Issues April 27-29
The College of Health Sciences and Human Services at The University of Texas-Pan American, in cooperation with Central Power and Light Co., will host the First International Conference on Health Issues on the UTPA campus April 27-29.

Mar '99
Critical thinking seminar March 22 preview for main conference in April at UTPA
University faculty, administrators and other interested parties, including educators at all levels, are invited to attend a seminar on critical thinking at 3 p.m. March 22 in the Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, room 101, at The University of Texas-Pan American.

UTPA releases Dean’s List for Fall 1998 semester
One hundred and ninety-seven students, out of a total enrollment of 12,373 in the Fall 1998 semester at The University of Texas-Pan American, earned their place on the 4.0 (all "A") Dean’s List.

UTPA students to be included in 1999 ‘Who’s Who’
Twenty-four students from The University of Texas-Pan American have been selected to be included into the 1999 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Mar '99
UTPA's Department of Sociology conducts community canvassing for health study
The Department of Sociology at The University of Texas-Pan American recently launched a random health sampling of the elderly population in the Pharr, San Juan, Alamo, Donna and Weslaco areas.

Mar '99
Advanced Standing Program added to UTPA’s social work master’s; application deadline March 30
The Department of Social Work at The University of Texas-Pan American will begin a new Advanced Standing Program in its Master of Science in Social Work (MSSW) degree program in summer 1999.

Mar '99
April’s UTPA Faculty Forum: Biologist to discuss water conservation and the Maya
"The Mayans from an Aquatic Biologist’s Perspective" is the topic of the next Faculty Forum at noon April 7 at the Tower Club (200 S. 10th, Suite 1700) in McAllen, sponsored by The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association.

Series of computer lectures continues at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Spring 1999 Computer Science Colloquium Series continues at noon Tuesday (March 9) with "Search Engine Technologies," a lecture by Dr. Xiannong Meng, assistant professor of computer science, in room 2.172 of the Engineering Building.

Florida International University professor sheds light on Tiwanaku Culture at UTPA
Dr. C. Manuel Torres, associate professor of visual arts at Florida International University, presented a public lecture on “The Tiwanaku Culture in the Atacama Desert, northern Chile” Thursday (March 4) at the University of Texas-Pan American.

Mar '99
UT Pan American holding ExCET review sessions for teachers, future teachers
The University of Texas-Pan American is holding a series of review sessions beginning March 4 for teachers and future teachers who are planning to take the ExCET or teacher certification exam.

German students spend three weeks at UTPA participating in foreign exchange program
For many South Texas natives, warm winter temperatures and sunshine are often taken for granted and even occasionally seen as a nuisance, but according to 22-year-old Matthias Kolling of Luneburg Germany, that could never be the case for him.