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Jan '12
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Coastal Studies Lab invites RGV students aboard a floating classroom Feb. 18
The University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Lab (CSL) is offering an exciting hands-on immersion into marine science Saturday, Feb. 18 for Rio Grande Valley children.


Gonzalez appointed interim vice provost for research and sponsored projects
Dr. Miguel Gonzalez, who has been serving as associate dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has been selected to serve as interim vice provost for Research and Sponsored Projects at The University of Texas-Pan American.


UTPA reaches out to the community with Annual Graduate Fair
The Office of Graduate Studies at The University of Texas-Pan American is providing a one-stop shop for the entire community to learn about the master’s and doctoral programs offered at UTPA during the upcoming annual Graduate Fair.


Center for Subtropical Studies conference fosters collaboration to address environmental issues
Working together to tackle the issues threatening the environment of the South Texas border region was the focus of the first Conference in Subtropical Biology held recently at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Jan '12
30
UTPA introduces new President's Ambassadors
The University of Texas-Pan American President Robert S. Nelsen and his wife Jody welcomed UTPA's new President's Ambassadors recently at their home.


Jan '12
25
UTPA alumna leaves a lasting mark on education
During a time when most women, especially Hispanic women, were expected to stay home and raise a family, Macaria de la Garza Gorena did the unthinkable according to her community: she went to college.


Jan '12
25
Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Thomas L. Friedman to speak at UTPA
In his latest book, “That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back,” Thomas L. Friedman makes recommendations for meeting four major challenges currently facing the United States: globalization, the information technology revolution, chronic deficits and unbalanced energy consumption.


Jan '12
23
Fall in love with UTPA hopes to attract new students
The University of Texas-Pan American is welcoming prospective students on campus for it’s “Fall in Love With UTPA” event Feb. 4 to let them decide if they make a good match.


Jan '12
23
UTPA Librarian recounts Edinburg's history in book
When Janette Garcia moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 1993 and began working for The University of Texas-Pan American, she realized she had arrived at someplace special.


Jan '12
23
ALEGRIA 2012 Concert Series begins Jan. 27 with dinner and show
Come and enjoy a taste of Rio Grande Valley culture at the opening of Ballet Folklórico UT-Pan American’s ALEGRIA 2012 concert season Jan. 27 with an exclusive premiere dinner and performance. Tickets for the event are $75 per person.


Jan '12
18
Laura Saenz named Associate Vice Provost for Curriculum, Teaching and Assessment
The Office of Undergraduate Studies at The University of Texas-Pan American has announced the appointment of Dr. Laura Saenz, a faculty member in UTPA's Department of Educational Psychology in the College of Education, as the associate vice provost for Curriculum, Teaching and Assessment.


Jan '12
13
Reconnect with your Bronc family at Homecoming Week 2012
Richard Flores never expected to take a trip down memory lane when he saw an old picture of himself on a poster outside The University of Texas-Pan American's new Alumni Center while driving down Closner Boulevard in Edinburg.


Jan '12
13
College Goal Sunday event to be held at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American will host College Goal Sunday (CGS) Feb. 12 to assist students with financial aid and familiarize them with the campus.


Jan '12
12
Two faculty directors named in Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning
Two faculty members at The University of Texas-Pan American were appointed recently to positions in the Office of Student Engagement and Experiential Learning (SEEL) at the University.


Jan '12
11
Man’s best friend provides stress relief for students at UTPA
For some people, stress relief might come in the form of a nice vacation getaway or a day at a spa.

For students at The University of Texas-Pan American worried about taking finals before the Christmas break, stress relief came from four-legged friends with wagging tails.


Jan '12
9
Dolphin cared for at Coastal Studies Lab dies suddenly Jan. 6 at Galveston facility
The young male dolphin found stranded at South Padre Island (SPI) Dec. 21 and taken in and cared for initially by The University of Texas-Pan American's Coastal Studies Lab (CSL) has died.


Jan '12
6
UTPA installs veteran’s memorial on campus
When you walk past the wildscape garden at The University of Texas-Pan American, you will notice something different: a 3-foot by 3-foot bronze memorial plaque honoring veterans of the five branches of the military.


Jan '12
6
Several UTPA offices relocating to the Haggar Building in January 2012
The University of Texas-Pan American will be relocating a number of offices that offer services to both students and the general public in January 2012.


Jan '12
5
UTPA alumni overcome adversity and pay it forward
Dr. Norma Iglesias and her husband Alvaro know the struggles of supporting one's family and pursuing an education. That is why the couple has now stepped forward to provide much-needed summer scholarships to The University of Texas-Pan American’s Physician Assistant Studies Program (PASP).


Jan '12
4
University hosts Sixth Annual Seminar for new teachers Feb. 11
In an effort to help new teachers prosper in their profession, The University of Texas-Pan American will host a conference Saturday, Feb. 11.


Jan '12
4
UTPA Kinesiology Coordinator lends a helping hand through endowment
Dr. Juan Gonzalez, Kinesiology Coordinator at The University of Texas-Pan American, attributes his success to humble beginnings, a hard work ethic and long days working in the fields trying to get by while pursuing his dreams of obtaining a college education.