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UTPA joins Hidalgo ISD in innovative Early College High School Project
The University of Texas-Pan American and the Hidalgo Independent School District have joined in a partnership announced Feb. 15 to establish two new four-year high schools called UTPA/HISD Early College High Schools (ECHS) by fall 2006.


Rodriguez named interim provost/vice president for Academic Affairs
The University of Texas-Pan American announced Feb. 2 the appointment of Dr. Ana Maria Rodriguez as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.


UTPA appoints first vice president for Information Technology
The University of Texas-Pan American has announced the recent appointment of Dr. Gary L. Wiggins as the University’s first vice president for Information Technology.


Art department faculty and students create bowls for Food Bank fundraiser
Faculty and students from The University of Texas-Pan American art department have been creating more than 300 ceramic bowls over the last several weeks to donate to Empty Bowls 2006, a fundraiser which will benefit the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley.


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UTPA to host 33rd Annual Career Day Feb. 28
More than 60 exhibitors are set to attend the 33rd Annual Career Day Tuesday, Feb. 28 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


TG awards grants to support student success in higher education
The University of Texas-Pan American was awarded two grants totaling $87,893 from TG’s Public Benefit Grant Program to help fund efforts that will lead to greater opportunities and access to higher education and greater student success in preparing for and earning a college degree.


Feb '06
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UTPA provides leadership training to students
Students from The University of Texas-Pan American and Rio Grande Valley high schools packed the Student Union during the UTPA Leadership Conference Feb. 4.


Feb '06
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Woodward speaks at second annual Distinguished Speakers Series
The “dean of investigative journalism,” Bob Woodward, was on the campus of The University of Texas-Pan American to speak at the second annual Distinguished Speakers Series Feb. 13.


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UTPA faculty and staff wear red to show support
The University of Texas-Pan American held the second Annual Wear Red Day at the UTPA Annex ballroom Feb. 2.


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14th Annual Financial Aid Fair set for Feb. 16
The University of Texas-Pan American Student Financial Services will host the 14th Annual Financial Aid Fair Thursday, Feb. 16.


DSHS and UTPA to host Advanced Radiological Emergency Preparedness course
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in conjunction with The University of Texas-Pan American will host a 32-hour Advanced Radiological Emergency Preparedness (AREP) course Feb. 6-10 in Edinburg.


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Conference provides networking and partnerships
Minority Serving Institutions Research Partnerships 2006 (MSIRP’06) Conference continues its second day at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Office of International Programs hosts Korean teachers and German students for short term exchange program
The Office of International Programs (OIP) at The University of Texas-Pan American is hosting two teachers from Korea, Youngsu Kim and Paul Shin, who are participating in the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English.


MSIRP'06 Conference welcomes national visitors to UTPA
The third national Minority Serving Institutions Research Partnerships 2006 (MSIRP’06) Conference opens at The University of Texas-Pan American Feb. 2.The conference is a collaborative effort of institutions of higher learning, particularly Minority Serving Institutions (MSI), government agencies, business and industry and foundations to enhance their ability to create opportunities for contracts, grants and cooperative agreements.


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MSIRP’06 Conference at UTPA kicks off with reception Feb. 1
A warm evening of South Texas mariachi music, food and hospitality greeted the participants at the opening reception of the third national Minority Serving Institutions Research Partnerships (MSIRP) Conference hosted by The University of Texas-Pan American Feb. 1-4.


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Bob Woodward to open 2006 Distinguished Speakers Series at UTPA
Bob Woodward, best known for his investigative reporting of the Watergate scandal that ultimately led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon, will serve as the next speaker of The University of Texas-Pan American’s Distinguished Speakers Series Feb. 13.


UTPA establishes partnership with Mexico university
Students and faculty from The University of Texas-Pan American will share in an exchange of ideas and culture thanks to the signing of an Academic Agreement of Cooperation with the Universidad Valle del Bravo, a University system in Mexico.


State Farm recognition earns UTPA $70,000 grant
Thanks to its recognition as one of three “State Farm Priority Schools” in the state, The University of Texas-Pan American was the recipient of a $70,000 grant to support the advancement of two campus community outreach programs.


UTPA hosts “Surrendering the White House: Documenting Watergate” exhibit Feb. 2-April 28
The University of Texas-Pan American will host the exhibit “Surrendering the White House: Documenting Watergate,” Feb. 2-April 28, in the Visitors Center on the campus.