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Teachers benefit from environmental science course
About 20 science teachers learned how to better educate their students about the local environment and threats to it thanks to a recent summer graduate-level course in environmental sciences at The University of Texas-Pan American.


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State Rep. Cuellar addresses higher education, touts UTPA during visit
State Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Laredo) discussed higher education issues facing the upcoming Texas Legislature and the growing prominence of The University of Texas-Pan American during a July 26 visit to the University.


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UTPA Foundation/VAMOS form Valley Scholars program
Valley Scholars who have completed their two-year program at South Texas Community College and are transferring to The University of Texas-Pan American will receive financial support thanks to a new partnership unveiled Tuesday, July 25.


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Haggar Clothing Co. donates to UTPA Greater University Fund
Haggar Clothing Co. presented a $5,000 check to The University of Texas-Pan American on July 21 in Edinburg.


Nonprofit organizations benefit from UTPA grant-writing workshop
Helping nonprofit organizations secure funding and work together was the focus of a three-day grant-writing workshop by the Southwest Border Nonprofit Resource Center (SBNRC) at The University of Texas-Pan American.

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University Theatre reunion planned
The University of Texas-Pan American University Theatre is looking for former participants in University Theatre plays for an October reunion.


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Alumni Association seeks new members
The University of Texas-Pan American Alumni Association’s Membership Committee has set a goal of 2,000 members by the end of the year 2000


UTPA names vice president of Enrollment and Student Services
John Austin Edwards, dean of Enrollment Management at Texas A&M University in Commerce, has been chosen the new Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services at The University of Texas-Pan American.


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Xerox donates to Computer Science Department
The Xerox Corp. recently presented $5,000 to The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Computer Science through the Xerox Hispanic College Liaison Program.


UTPA alumna appointed to Texas Council for the Humanities
María Ester Cárdenas, a graduate of The University of Texas-Pan American, is one of two recent gubernatorial appointees to the board of directors of the Texas Council for the Humanities (TCH), a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).


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Shell donates to support Texas Scholars graduates
The Shell Education Foundation donated $5,000 to The University of Texas-Pan American to support recognition activities for area high school Texas Scholars graduates.


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UTPA hosts teleconference between China, South Texas businesses
Congressman Ruben Hinojosa oversaw a July 7 teleconference among three South Texas companies and three businesses in China hosted by The University of Texas-Pan American.


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Valley bucks state trends on attitudes toward death penalty, crime, UTPA survey shows
The Rio Grande Valley echoes the state in its attitude towards crime and punishment but is less supportive of the death penalty, according to a recent survey by The University of Texas-Pan American.


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State Sen. Zaffarini speaks at women's conference
State Senator Dr. Judith Zaffarini gave a keynote speech at the "Women in Business Conference: Marketing Your Way to Success," June 28 at the Embassy Suites in McAllen.


University Theatre accessible to all patrons
Theater fans can attend plays and other productions without regard to disability, thanks to accessible accommodations built into the theatre's design.