Feb '14
UTPA to host annual Graduate Fair March 6
The University of Texas-Pan American invites you to the annual UTPA Graduate Fair 5-6 p.m. Thursday, March 6 at the Community Engagement and Student Success Building, 1407 E. Freddy Gonzalez Drive.

Feb '14
UT Pan American gives a welcoming thumbs up to new medical school dean Francisco Fernandez
The Rio Grande Valley community - including a large throng of white-coated Physician Assistant (PA) Program and pharmacy students at The University of Texas-Pan American - enthusiastically welcomed the new medical school dean Dr. Francisco Fernandez to the campus Feb. 26. His visit followed one to the University of Texas at Brownsville where the founding dean was also introduced.

Feb '14
University Theatre to perform Les Liaisons Dangereuses
University Theatre Productions presents their first spring Mainstage production "Les Liaisons Dangereuses" by Christopher Hampton, directed by Professor Peter Mikolasky.

Feb '14
New Teacher Conference at UTPA helps beginner educators thrive
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted its eighth annual New Teacher Conference recently, where educators starting their careers learned new techniques and received advice on how to excel in the classroom.

Feb '14
India Association of RGV thanks UTPA president, establishes an endowed scholarship
UT Pan American President Robert S. Nelsen and a number of UTPA administrators and staff joined members of the India Association of Rio Grande Valley Jan. 26 to celebrate their donation of $10,000 to establish the India Association of Rio Grande Valley Scholarship, an endowment that will help provide scholarships and support for students studying in the College of Science and Mathematics at the University.

Feb '14
50+ Club inductees rejoice in remembrance of their Pan Am years
Stuart Klein is still proud of the moment when the then-Pan American College's (PAC) literary magazine "PSST" won the top award at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) college magazine competition in 1955.

Feb '14
UTPA Office of Continuing Education offers course for aspiring wedding planners
Event planning has always been a hobby for Debbie Jimenez, a Mission resident who is busy coordinating weddings for her loved ones.

Feb '14
Embrace a bright future during Fall in Love with UTPA Feb. 22
Rio Grande Valley high school seniors, transfer students, and anyone looking to begin a college career have many options when it comes to picking a college and The University of Texas–Pan American wants to be first choice.

Feb '14
UTPA enrollment makes a record jump this spring
Preliminary Spring 2014 enrollment figures at The University of Texas-Pan American show a record 18,821 students enrolled, up 6.4 percent since Spring 2013.

Railway center opening puts UTPA on fast track to emerging research university status
Dr. Constantine Tarawneh's research on railway bearings has gained some momentum.

Tarawneh, the mechanical engineering associate professor, Bentsen Fellow and director of the mechanical engineering graduate program at The University of Texas-Pan American, is heading up the new University Transportation Center for Railway Safety, which was made possible through a two-year, $3 million-dollar grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

Feb '14
UTPA to host early voting site for primary elections.
Hidalgo County residents who are registered to vote will have another place to cast their ballots early: The University of Texas-Pan American

Feb '14
UTPA student team competes nationally to raise awareness about national debt
A trillion dollar bills laid end to end would reach the sun. Now imagine the distance you will travel to lay out more than 17 trillion dollar bills - the amount of the U.S. long term national debt, which increases by an average of $2.52 billion per day.

Feb '14
UTPA a partner in new national effort to help "Dreamers" obtain a college education
The University of Texas-Pan American is among 12 U.S. colleges and universities selected to partner with TheDream.US, a new national program that over the next decade will provide college scholarships for and create a community of support to help highly motivated, low-income DREAMers -- undocumented immigrant students -- graduate with career-ready degrees.