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Mar '07
31
Parent/Child Day Picnic moves indoors due to weather
The University of Texas-Pan American holds their annual Parent/Child Day Picnic today inside the Student Union and University Ballroom.


Mar '07
28
Know Your QEP at UTPA
To prepare for the on-site visit April 16-19 by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) Commision on Colleges, a step required for the reaffirmation of accreditation for The University of Texas-Pan American, Writing Center Director Judy Davidson, who chaired the development of one of the reaccreditation's key elements - the Quality Enhancement Plan - answers questions about the plan that the entire University community should know.


Mar '07
27
UTPA hosts educator support conference
The University of Texas-Pan American College of Education and Kappa Delta Pi (Lambda Psi Chapter) hosted a conference to support education students and the local educational community March 24.


Center for Academic Excellence hosts speaker series event March 29
The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) at The University of Texas-Pan American will host the second speaker in its Global Security Studies and Leadership Speaker Series Thursday, March 29, 5:30 p.m. in the UTPA Engineering Building Auditorium, Room 1.300.


Mar '07
26
UTPA to host American Society for Engineering Education district conference
The University of Texas-Pan American is hosting the 2007 American Society for Engineering Education’s Gulf Southwest district (ASEE-GSW) Annual Conference March 28-30 at South Padre Island.


Mar '07
23
Pan American Days to be held April 2-6
The University of Texas-Pan American will bring Latin America to the Rio Grande Valley April 2-6 as the campus celebrates its annual Pan American Days.


Mar '07
22
UT System Chancellor recognizes research by UTPA’s Dr. Banglin Chen
Dr. Banglin Chen, assistant professor of chemistry at The University of Texas-Pan American, was recently recognized in Austin by UT System Chancellor Mark G. Yudof with the Chancellor’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Awards Program for his work on “Nanoporous metal-organic supramolecules and frameworks.”


Former U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq to speak at UTPA April 5
The University of Texas-Pan American will host Scott Ritter, former weapons inspector for the United Nations Special Commission in Iraq, on Thursday, April 5 as the last speaker of this academic semester’s Distinguished Speakers Series.


Mar '07
16
ROTC battalion at UTPA named one of nation’s top units
The 63 cadets in The University of Texas-Pan American’s Reserved Officers Training Corps (ROTC) were grandly saluted at a March 8 ceremony where the Bronc Battalion received the 2006 General Douglas MacArthur Award recognizing it as one of the best ROTC programs in the nation.


Mar '07
15
UTPA Coastal Studies Lab partners in project recognized by U.S. EPA
The 2005 South Padre Island Red Tide Response Project was recognized recently by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the third place 2006 Gulf Guardian Award in the partnership category. Award recipient, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, partnered with The University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Lab and Texas Cooperative Extension in the project’s development and implementation.


Mar '07
12
$1.2 million awarded for collaborative research
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio announced a $1.2 million grant March 9 that will enable UTHSCA researchers to mentor three junior faculty members from The University of Texas-Pan American on diabetes and schizophrenia research.


Mar '07
6
College of Education plans May celebration of doctoral program success
A celebration of the successful development of new educational leaders for the Rio Grande Valley is being planned for May 2, 2007 by The University of Texas-Pan American College of Education.


Mar '07
5
Community Day wraps up first FESTIBA
FESTIBA (Festival of International Books and Arts) at The University of Texas-Pan American concluded with Community Day on March 3.


Alltel wireless donates $10,000 to Music Department
Alltel wireless donated $10,000 to The University of Texas-Pan American Music Department Jan. 30 to promote regional music through the UTPA Mariachi.


Mar '07
2
Women's studies students show support for Juarez victims during FESTIBA
A striking sea of white crosses bedecked with pink ribbons mounted in The University of Texas-Pan American quad during the first day of the Festival of International Books and Arts (FESTIBA) March 1 drew many curious on-lookers.


FESTIBA activities draw Valley students to UTPA
Lights, books and music highlighted the second day of the Festival of International Books and Arts (FESTIBA) held at The University of Texas-Pan American March 2.


Mar '07
1
College of Arts and Humanities inaugurates MFA in creative writing program
The University of Texas-Pan American College of Arts and Humanities held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the inauguration of its newest and the only program of its kind in South Texas – the Master of Fine Arts degree program in creative writing – March 1.


Career Day offers jobs and internship opportunities for students
The 34th Annual Career Day at The University of Texas-Pan American attracted nearly 1,000 students who were hoping to land their dream jobs or internship opportunities during one of the biggest events of the year for the Office of Career Services.