Sep '13
Regents' Award winner Dietrich motivates students to stay in school
Gustavo Dietrich’s “teaching career” started in the sixth grade.

Dr. Marie Mora tapped to lead national Economics Mentoring Program
Dr. Marie T. Mora, professor of economics at The University of Texas-Pan American, has added another national role in her growing reputation of one of America's leading labor economists and advocates for the need for diversity within the profession.

Sep '13
UTPA receives NSF grant for next-generation research tool
A powerful new tool acquired by a grant from the National Science Foundation will provide transformative research experiences for faculty and students at The University of Texas-Pan American.

UTPA wins College of the Year Award from NHI
Gloria De Leon attributes her success in co-founding one of the leading nonprofit organizations that trains Hispanic youth to become leaders to the education she received at The University of Texas-Pan American.

20,000 and counting: UTPA reaches record enrollment
The University of Texas-Pan American has reached another milestone this fall with a total student enrollment of more than 20,000—the most in the institution's 86-year history. This number also includes a record 3,500 entering freshmen.

Sep '13
Southwest Airlines sponsors UTPA Mariachi Aztlán's trip for CHCI awards gala
When The University of Texas-Pan American's (UTPA) famed Mariachi Aztlán needed to travel to Washington, D.C. last year to perform at the Smithsonian Institution’s Folklife Festival, Southwest Airlines extended a generous wing and provided flight accommodations for the group.

Sep '13
Latina/o leaders offer words of wisdom at HSI panel at UTPA
Students at The University of Texas-Pan American received some words of wisdom from five successful Latinos with ties to the Rio Grande Valley during a panel discussion the University hosted Sept. 18.

Sep '13
It’s “Pachanga” time again at the University Theatre
After sold-out shows in June, “Pachanga” is back and better than ever! Don’t miss the party Sept. 25-29 at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre.

Sep '13
UTPA to host panel on Latino leadership during National HSI Week
In celebration of National Hispanic Serving Institutions Week, The University of Texas-Pan American is hosting a panel featuring five successful Latino/as, titled "Insights from Latino Leadership" at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Student Union Theater.

Sep '13
President Nelsen shares new university, medical school update with Senator Cornyn
Robert S. Nelsen, president of The University of Texas-Pan American, and other University officials recently met with U.S. Senator John Cornyn to update him on the merger approved by the Texas Legislature this year of UTPA and The University of Texas at Brownsville and the creation of a medical school in the Rio Grande Valley.

Sep '13
UTPA maintains military friendly status
After serving his country in the U.S. Army for five and a half years, Benjamin Sandoval decided to return to college to better provide for his family.

Sep '13
Dr. Marci McMahon’s lifelong passion for Latina/o culture brings Regents’ award
San Antonio native Dr. Marci McMahon has always been drawn to Latina/o literature and early in her life she learned the power literature has in giving a voice to those who are not often heard in society and evoking social change.

Sep '13
UTPA welcomes more than 80 new faculty at luncheon
Dr. Thuy Vu is looking forward to helping The University of Texas-Pan American build its civil engineering program.

Sep '13
UTPA teams with German university to promote sustainability
Incorporating habits that help the environment is something about which Laura Perez, a senior at The University of Texas-Pan American majoring in business management, said she and fellow Broncs have much to learn.