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Jan '11
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Political analyst David Gergen to speak Feb. 23 at UTPA
A popular TV news analyst and former adviser to four U.S. Presidents will be the next speaker in The University of Texas-Pan American's 2010-2011 Distinguished Speakers Series.


Jan '11
28
Students, alums, University officials help make case against budget cuts at State Capitol rally
Krystal Marroquin, a first-generation student and Texas Grant recipient, will graduate in May 2011 from The University of Texas-Pan American. But because of cuts being proposed to higher education funding in Texas she's afraid that same opportunity to go to college won't be available to her two younger sisters.


Jan '11
28
New VP of Student Affairs candidates to visit campus next week
Four finalists have been selected for consideration of the Vice President for Student Affairs position at The University of Texas-Pan American, and starting Monday, the University community will have the opportunity to meet with them.


Jan '11
26
UTPA activities celebrate Black History Month in February
Both students and the community will be able to learn about, honor and celebrate the achievements of African-American men and women throughout history during a number of activities planned at The University of Texas-Pan American during February, traditionally regarded as Black History month.


Jan '11
25
New bike racks at UTPA encourage cycling
The University of Texas-Pan American installed additional bicycle racks across campus with an aim at promoting healthy living through an inexpensive means of transportation.


Jan '11
24
UTPA makes debut Jan 21 as a stop on the Rio Grande Valley Partnership's Legislative tour of the Valley
Representatives and senators from the Texas Legislature visited The University of Texas-Pan American Friday, Jan. 21. It was one stop of many on a four-day Legislative tour of the Rio Grande Valley organized by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership.


Jan '11
19
Fall in love with UTPA Feb. 12
The University of Texas-Pan American will open its doors to the community February 12 for the third annual Fall in Love with UTPA Open House at the University's Wellness and Recreational Sports Complex where prospective students and their families can learn what it takes to become part of the UTPA Bronc family.


Jan '11
19
UTPA students give back to the community during Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Jan. 17
Joshua Guerrero and his nine Sigma Kappa Phi fraternity brothers had one day left of their winter break Jan. 17 to pursue their favorite leisurely activities — including enjoying some extra sleep — before the start of their spring 2011 classes at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Jan '11
18
UTPA to host College Goal Sunday Feb. 27
The University of Texas-Pan American is once again helping families navigate through the financial aid application process during College Goal Sunday Feb. 27.


Jan '11
18
UTPA's economic impact close to $500 million annually
A study released by The University of Texas-Pan American shows the University's annual economic impact on the local economy at almost half a billion dollars ($492.8 million) —a result generated by University-related spending on operations and new construction, as well as expenditures by faculty, staff and students.


Jan '11
18
UTPA hosts LeaderShape Institute
The silence in The University of Texas-Pan American Ballroom ended with occasional pops of balloons and discussion among students on how to build a tower of the decorations that could stand on its own.


Jan '11
18
UTPA enters the new era of smart phone technology
Information on The University of Texas-Pan American will now be available at your fingertips through the new smart phone apps for iPhone and Android that will launch spring 2011.


Jan '11
12
Students gain vital experience in Target-sponsored case study focused on sustainability
When Target Corporation wanted to seek new ways to incorporate sustainability into the merchandising of some of its product lines, it looked to teams of business students at The University of Texas-Pan American for some fresh ideas and solutions.


Jan '11
12
Congressman Hinojosa addresses Arizona shooting at UTPA
U.S. Rep. Rubén Hinojosa, TX-15, addressed faculty and staff of The University of Texas-Pan American, as well as other members of the community, Jan. 12 about the recent shootings in Tucson, Ariz. that killed six people and critically injured U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, an Arizona congresswoman and colleague of Hinojosa, among several others.


Jan '11
10
A time for volunteerism and reflection: UTPA's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Jan. 17
While the campus at The University of Texas-Pan American will officially be closed Jan. 17 in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, UTPA staff member Erica Lopez hopes a large number of students, faculty and staff members will join together in volunteer service and remembrance that day to honor the legendary civil rights leader.


Jan '11
10
The Border Studies Archive is UTPA's newest source for research
The Border Studies Archive at The University of Texas-Pan American Library recently served as a valuable research setting for San Francisco-based film maker Richard Lee Garcia, who hopes to one day produce a film based on the folklore, "The Devil in the Dance Hall."


Jan '11
5
Award-winning UTPA Mariachi to perform concerts Jan. 14, 15 and 16
The University of Texas-Pan American Music Department presents the nationally award-winning UTPA Mariachi Aztlan in a “Celebration of Mexican Folk Music” on Friday, Jan. 14, at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 15 and 16 at 2 p.m.


Jan '11
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UTPA's 2010-2011 Distinguished Speakers Series continues with David Gergen and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson
An influential adviser to four U.S. Presidents and a world-renowned astrophysicist will be featured as the third and fourth speaker, respectively, in The University of Texas-Pan American's 2010-2011 Distinguished Speakers Series.