Aspiring physicians, scientists, teachers and other students interested in fields related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) learned about the mother of all sciences during The University of Texas-Pan American's second annual Physical Science Day May 18.
After a particularly grueling day of picking grapefruit, Ruben Perez took a break and looked at the line of workers dotting the fields. That's when the teenager instantly knew he wanted something more.
Undergraduate students interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) degrees at The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) are getting a financial helping hand in the form of scholarship opportunities.
For eight years Veronica Gonzales has represented the Rio Grande Valley in the Texas State Legislature. Now, she will represent the Valley's largest university, The University of Texas-Pan American, as its vice president for University Advancement.
The University of Texas-Pan American has moved to second in the nation in awarding bachelor's degrees to Hispanics, according to the annual rankings compiled by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine.
More than 200 alumni and current students of The University of Texas-Pan American waited patiently outside the University's Fine Arts auditorium Friday afternoon in the sweltering heat to be part of a new tradition.
The Office of Undergraduate Studies at The University of Texas-Pan American has announced the appointment of Dr. Jonikka Charlton, a faculty member in UTPA's Department of English in the College of Arts and Humanities, as the associate vice provost for Undergraduate Education-Student Success Initiatives.
Come and check out the children's play "The Yellow Boat" May 3-4, 7 p.m.; May 5, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.; and May 6, 2 p.m. at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in the Communication Arts and Sciences Building, located on the corner of University Drive and Sugar Road. Admission is $3 per person regardless of age.