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Aug '01
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Xerox contributes 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.


Funeral services Aug. 31 for Dr. Joseph Wiener
Funeral services for long-time mathematics professor, Dr. Joseph Wiener, will be held Friday at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Kreidler Funeral Home, 314 N. 10th Street in McAllen.


Six UTPA pharmacy doctorate program students receive scholarships
Six students in The University of Texas-Pan American cooperative doctorate pharmacy program received $1,500 scholarships from Walgreens at a Wednesday, Aug. 29 banquet.


Aug '01
29
Clark Gallery hosts MFA exhibit
The University of Texas-Pan American Clark Gallery will host “Gallos, Caballos, Gentes y Paisajes,” a Master of Fine Arts exhibit by Rosendo Sandoval, from Sept. 4-21.


Aug '01
28
UTPA loses world-renowned mathematics professor in tragic accident
A world-renowned mathematics professor at The University of Texas-Pan American was killed Monday night, Aug. 27 in a traffic collision in Edinburg.


Aug '01
24
EDA awards UTPA $1 million for Center for Border Economic Studies
U.S. Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary for Economic Development David A. Sampson awarded a $1 million Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant Friday, Aug. 24 to The University of Texas-Pan American for the start of a university-based Center for Border Economic Studies.


Panelists discuss philanthropic opportunities in the border region

U.S.-Mexico Border Summit participants learned about and encouraged philanthropic opportunities in the border region Friday, Aug. 24, during a panel discussion at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Assistant Secretary of Commerce addresses Border Summit
David Sampson, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce in the Economic Development Administration, concluded the prestigious three-day U.S.-Mexico Border Summit Friday, Aug. 24, at The University of Texas-Pan American by discussing trade policy goals of the Bush administration and his federal agency.


Aug '01
23
Border Summit panel addresses energy, telecommunications
Several energy and telecommunications experts came together Thursday, Aug. 23, to discuss issues in their fields during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Growing cases of diabetes focus of Border Summit panel
Border health issues and concerns were discussed Thursday, Aug. 23 during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Border Summit panelists discuss economic growth, expansion
Since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), economic growth and industrial expansion have made the border region one of the most attractive areas in the country, a group of panelists concurred Thursday, Aug. 23, during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Former ambassador Fisher discusses trade at Summit
The global economy is struggling right now, and the best panacea is increased trade, a former Clinton administration official said Thursday during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Cuellar, Ruffo address critical issues facing the border
Texas Secretary of State Henry Cuellar and Mexico’s Border Czar Ernesto Ruffo addressed the critical issues facing the border Thursday, thesecond day of the prestigious three-day U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Aug '01
22
Border Summit attendees enjoy baseball game.
Texas Secretary of State Henry Cuellar threw out the first pitch prior to Wednesday night's game between the Alexandria (La.) Aces and the Edinburg Roadrunners at Edinburg Baseball Stadium. U.S.-Mexico Border Summit attendees were honored prior to the game.

Texas legislators address U.S.-Mexico Border Summit participants
Texas state officials for the border region addressed U.S.-Mexico Border Summit participants about the recent developments in legislatation affecting the local area Wednesday at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Border Summit panelists discuss water and environmental issues
A panel of experts discussed environmental challenges and opportunities for border water issues Wednesday during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Panelists address housing issues at U.S.-Mexico Border Summit
Much has been done to increase and maintain affordable housing along the border, but there remains plenty of room for improvement, a group of panelists said Wednesday during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Six Texas communities to benefit from NADB $6.35 million grant
The North American Development Bank (NADB) signed a $6.35 million grant for the Texas Plan project Wednesday, which will benefit six communities – Combes, Mercedes, Primera, San Benito, San Juan and Del Rio – during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Texas and Mexico governors unite at Border Summit
Texas Governor Rick Perry, Governor of Tamaulipas Tomás Yarrington and Governor of Nuevo León Fernando Canales Clariond strengthened their relationships at a luncheon Wednesday, Aug. 22, the first day of the historic U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Border Summit panel examines NAFTA seven years later
Seven years after its signing, the North American Free Trade Agreement has had a profound impact on the United States, Mexico and Canada, a group of panelists said Wednesday during the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit at The University of Texas-Pan American.


U.S. Secretary of Transportation opens Border Summit
The U.S.-Mexico Border Summit opened Wednesday morning with high-ranking officials from both countries welcoming more than 600 Summit participants and national media to the three-day event that will focus on the North America Free Trade Agreement and other important U.S.-Mexico border issues.


Aug '01
20
Texas governor to participate in Border Summit
Governor Rick Perry calls the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit the most important gathering since the development of the North American Free Trade Agreement.


Aug '01
17
Final preparations being made for U.S.-Mexico Border Summit
Paul Rockhill and numerous others are preparing draping, carpeting, decorations, lighting, and video and audio connections for the three-day U.S.-Mexico Border Summit, Aug. 22-24 at UTPA.


Aug '01
16
Regents approve $138.7 million budget for UTPA

The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved a $138.7 million operating budget for The University of Texas-Pan American for the 2002 fiscal year.


Aug '01
14
UTPA, STCC nursing programs sign articulation agreement
To ensure nursing students receive their degrees efficiently, the nursing departments from The University of Texas-Pan American and South Texas Community College signed an articulation agreement Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the STCC Dr. Casso Nursing and Allied Health Building in McAllen.


Aug '01
9
UTPA hosting international exhibit
The University of Texas-Pan American Clark Gallery is hosting “Shared Images,” an international exhibit, from Aug. 10 to Aug. 24.


Aug '01
8
Undocumented immigrants eligible for in-state tuition at UTPA
A new law recently approved by the 77th Texas Legislature allows certain undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at The University of Texas-Pan American and other Texas higher education institutions.


Aug '01
7
Engineering student named Ford Motor/HENAAC scholar
Jose Delgado, a mechanical engineering student at The University of Texas-Pan American, is a recipient of the prestigious Ford Motor Company/Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference Scholars Program.


Aug '01
6
Office of Biomedical Research Resources provides research funds
The Office of Biomedical Research Resources at The University of Texas-Pan American has provided $35,000 for five research projects in the biomedical field and is accepting applications from faculty and students for additional research.


Aug '01
3
World-renowned Vikki Carr to perform Aug. 23 at Border Summit
Vikki Carr’s diverse and dynamic voice made her one of the first Hispanic artists to bridge the cultures of the United States and Latin America through her English and Spanish language recordings. Her success paved the way for some of today’s top crossover artists. One of her concert stops is The University of Texas-Pan American, where she will perform Thursday, Aug. 23, as part of the prestigious U.S.-Mexico Border Summit.


UTPA, International Technology Partners join for IT training
The University of Texas-Pan American and International Technology Partners are partnering to offer information technology certification training throughout South Texas.


Aug '01
1
Border transportation to be addressed at Aug. 22-24 Border Summit
Transportation issues and solutions will be discussed by Secretary of Transportation Norman I. Mineta and other high-ranking officials from both sides of the border at the U.S.-Mexico Border Summit, Aug. 22-24 at The University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg.


CoSERVE receives City of McAllen award
The Office of Center Operations and Community Services (CoSERVE) at The University of Texas-Pan American recently received an award from the McAllen Fire Department for its participation in an international training program.