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UTSA organizations to educate on human trafficking

February 23, 2009

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, along with 12 other Christian organizations on campus, are hosting a game show event, The Price of Life March 3 at 7 p.m. in the Retama Room, UC Phase II. The purpose of the event is to educate the community on the realities of human trafficking in the United States a...

Historical documents given to UTSA

February 23, 2009

UTSA officials announced Feb. 11 that the UTSA archives will receive historic documents from the Aline B. Carter family. The documents consist of reports, letters, and financial information about the Carter family from 1823 to 1970, though the bulk of the material covers 1885-1955.Notable am...

UTSA Celebrates Black History Month

February 23, 2009

Known to many as the time for candy, flowers and other gifts, February is not just about Valentine's Day. February is National Black History Month.Black History Month seems to be a time to celebrate the overcoming of major conflicts our country has endured in addition to remembering that facing tho...

UTSA professor tells of hip-hop past

February 16, 2009

Her high school classmates back in Rexburg, Idaho, would remember her as an outcast. But the punk rocker matured into UTSA's Pepe Lee Chang, assistant professor of business ethics in the College of Business Department of Management.She earned her bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Utah. S...

UTSA offers graduate students writing support

February 9, 2009

The Graduate Student Learning Assistance (GSLA) program in UTSA's Tomás Rivera Center for Student Success (TRC) is in its fourth year and continues its success in helping graduate students with writing projects. This spring, the program will offer Graduate Learners Series workshops and a four-day Wr...

UTSA awarded $1.8 million for chlamydia research

February 9, 2009

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded chlamydia researchers at UTSA's South Texas Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases (STCEID) a $1.8 million grant (over the next five years) to study the pathogenesis of Chlamydia trachomatis, the bacterium that causes human genital chlamydia."The chlamyd...

Former UTSA dean accused of plagiarism

February 7, 2009

Blandina Cárdenas, formerly UTSA's dean of the college of education and human development (COEHD), has stepped down as president of the University of Texas-Pan American following allegations of plagiarism. In a letter to colleagues and friends, Cardenas cited medical reasons for her Jan. 30 dep...

UTSA Legislative Scholars Program takes students to House of Representatives

February 2, 2009

Senior English major Nicole Robbins has gone where very few UTSA students have been before-to the state capitol as an intern during the House of Representatives legislative sessions.The UTSA Legislative Scholars Program provides the opportunity for current UTSA students and recent graduate...

Business students team up to form online networking and market forum for UTSA peers

January 30, 2009

Facebook and MySpace are the instant networking giants for most college students. Status updates, upcoming events and recently up-loaded photos have become a generational obsession. But now these sites have competition. What started off as a creative class assignment may have launched a new...

UTSA senior named SLC player of the week

January 28, 2009

Senior forward Travis Gabbidon was been named Southland Conference Player of the Week for the second time this month, the league office announced on Monday.Gabbidon averaged 24 points, 10.5 rebounds and four steals in a pair of games last week against Texas-Pan American and Texas A&M-Corpus C...

UTSA celebrates Chinese New Year

January 26, 2009

The Chinese Student and Scholarship Association held their annual Chinese New Year festival Saturday night. Entire families, including grandparents and young children, came to celebrate the coming of the new year. Everyone was invited to go in, get something to drink, and visit. There were candy an...

UTSA offers variety of services for new students

January 26, 2009

One hundred eighty four dollars and eighty cents. Did you know this is how much you are paying for student services in your tuition? Are you aware of what these services are and how they can help benefit you? AcademicsUTSA offers free tutoring services at the Tomas Rivera Center (TRC) through Supplem...