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Q&A with STEM majors dealing with virtual learning

Sofia Garcia , Arts and Life Editor April 28, 2020

We have seen COVID-19 take over the fast-paced daily lives of UTSA students by forcing all face-to-face classes to move exclusively online. All students depend on face-to-face classes to grasp many ideas...

Dr. Timothy Yuen received an NSF grant to train
Latinx SAISD educators to teach computer science.
Yuen seeks to diversify Latinx participation in STEM. Photo courtesy of Courtney Clevenger.

Researchers promote Latinx participation in STEM field

Josh Peck, News Editor February 4, 2020

A group of UTSA researchers has partnered with the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) to diversify the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field starting at the high school...

Your liberal arts degree matters

Your liberal arts degree matters

Ryan Houston-Dial November 6, 2019

Studying for classes, participating in student organizations and maintaining relationships contribute to the fatigue college students experience daily. As college students, we face plenty of adversity,...

Student success research receives grant

Student success research receives grant

Josh Peck November 6, 2019

Dr. Guan Saw, UTSA assistant professor of educational psychology in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development, was recently awarded a $350,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for his...

STEM Research Grant

STEM Research Grant

Josh Peck October 30, 2019

Dr. Guan Saw, UTSA assistant professor of educational psychology in the UTSA College of Education and Human Development, was recently awarded a $350,000 National Science Foundation grant for his research...

Editing an English paper

I’m an English major and I’m proud

Lauren Donecker October 18, 2018

No, I do not want to be a teacher. No, it is not a blow off. And no, I will not write your paper for you.  Why does one major receive higher praise over another major? Why does one assume a STEM major...

Students and employers fill the walkway and pitch themselves at a previous UTSA career fair. Photo  Courtesy of UTSA

Career fairs come to campus

Samuel De Leon January 31, 2018

For the past 20 years, the UTSA Career Center has held two of the most popular events on campus: the STEM Career Fair and the All Majors Internship and Career Fair. This semester, 66 employers have registered...

Oh, the Humanities! #3

Adriene Goodwin September 14, 2016

Is it a relief or a rankle to know that since her founding, America has struggled with the liberal arts? From our earliest days as a nation, we have pulled toward, and subsequently pushed away from the...

UTSA STEM inches toward gender equality

April 28, 2015

A couple of months ago, the Great Minds in STEM program invited several UTSA students to serve as STEM captains at Highlands High School. The one-day volunteering entailed motivating students who are...

The science of a law degree

April 14, 2015

Students majoring in STEM fields should consider attending law school rather than attending medical school or another graduate research program. A STEM background is an asset in the legal profession...

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