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Dec '11
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Coastal Studies Lab housing stranded dolphin found Dec. 21
The University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Lab (CSL) is frantically trying to save a young dolphin that was found on the beach at South Padre Island (SPI) this morning Dec. 21.


Dec '11
21
Border economics symposium at UTPA draws national leaders, researchers
The important role of entrepreneurship to the economic development of the U.S.-Mexico border region was the focus of a symposium held in early December at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Dec '11
21
UTPA faculty and staff share the Christmas spirit
Patients at Edinburg Children’s Hospital celebrated Christmas early, thanks to faculty and staff from The University of Texas-Pan American.


Dec '11
19
Nelsen to graduates: "It's about you"
Heather Martinez started college some 18 years ago. It just wasn't for her at the time, she said.


Dec '11
16
Enter the Constitutional Essay Contest today
If you have not submitted your essay for the Constitutional Essay Contest at UT Pan American, you have until Jan. 31, 2012. Enter your essay today for a chance to win great prizes including a scholarship and an opportunity to be inducted into the inaugural class of the Gelman Constitutional Scholars Program.


Dec '11
15
Medical Spanish students donate toys to colonia children
More than 75 students from The University of Texas-Pan American traveled to several colonias in San Carlos Dec. 10 to help children in need.


Dec '11
15
UTPA mourns the death of ROTC instructor Lt. Kevin Petit
It is with sadness we inform The University of Texas-Pan American community of the passing of Lt. Kevin Petit, a UTPA alumnus and a U.S. Army Reserve Officers Training Corps instructor at UT Pan American.


Dec '11
14
Nanotechnology research at UTPA leads to business growth
A high-tech company in the Rio Grande Valley that sells a machine that can revolutionize how nanofibers are made all started with the collaboration of two faculty members of The University of Texas-Pan American.


Dec '11
9
State Farm and UTPA promote financial literacy among Valley high school students
Five students from San Isidro High School demonstrated their newly-gained financial savvy Dec. 3 and walked away with iPads as winners of the State Farm Financial Literacy Challenge at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Dec '11
9
UTPA alumni, friends, celebrate opening of new Alumni Center
There is no place like home.

And on Thursday, Dec. 8, former students of The University of Texas-Pan American came to their new home at 2402 S. Closner Blvd., located next to the UTPA Annex building, to celebrate the opening of the new UTPA Alumni Center.


Dec '11
6
UTPA to hold commencement ceremonies Dec. 17
The hundreds of middle school students who participated in The University of Texas-Pan American’s Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) Week 2011’s Robotics Day competition have Marianne Ruiz to thank for being able to fly their Parrot AR. Drone quadricopters earlier this fall.


Dec '11
6
Ronnau named new dean of CHSHS
The new dean of The University of Texas-Pan American's College of Health Sciences and Human Services (CHSHS) is no stranger to the Rio Grande Valley.


Dec '11
5
Where to build it? Ask Dr. Mau Nam Nguyen
A large retail chain has a problem – it is growing fast and adding new stores monthly. Distribution is getting costly because the lone warehouse is located too far away from many of the new stores. Should the company build a new distribution point? If so, where?