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The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Dr. Soshnev awarded $1 million gran

Dr. Soshnev awarded $1 million gran

Naydine De La Fuente, Copyediting Coordinator April 23, 2024

In a recent development, the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) has recently recognized researcher and assistant professor in the UTSA Department of Neurosciences, Developmental...

Research Recap: March

Research Recap: March

Chris Olvera, Contributor March 26, 2024

This February, UTSA faculty and students have been at work in a variety of subjects. This month’s Research Recap details the endeavors of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology professor Dr. Jesus Romo...

UTSA​​ researches mental health, AI and more

UTSA​​ researches mental health, AI and more

November 21, 2023

This November, UTSA faculty and students have been busy finding new methods to aid mental health and combat disease. A $2 million grant is set to fund an AI-related research team, and a new study is analyzing...

Montufars project, titled Reinforcement Learning Control of an Autonomous wheel-legged biped robot, won first place.

Engineering students present research at department showcase

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 18, 2023

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) organized a research showcase for Masters and Ph.D. students to present projects they are working on. The showcase was part of a bigger graduate...

This month in research: March 2023

This month in research: March 2023

Gauri Raje, News Editor April 4, 2023

Correlation between natural disasters and business:  Arkangel Cordero, assistant professor of management at the Alvarez College of Business, published a paper titled “Community and Aftershock: New...

Dr. McHardy’s team is developing novel small molecules to suppress tumor growth in patients with GMB.

Professor part of brain health treatment study

Kylar Royer, Staff Photographer February 7, 2023

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is an aggressive, fast-growing brain cancer with a high mortality rate. Most patients do not live more than one year after their diagnosis, and only 12% live for five years. ...

John Bartkowski, lead researcher, in his study.

Study explores the effects of religion on child development

Julia Maenius February 26, 2019

John Bartkowski, a UTSA professor of sociology, conducted a study on the effects of religion on the development of young children. “I study cultural influences on personal and community well-being,...

Students study a defense mechanism in plants.

Researchers study stress-induced plants

Ryan Houston-Dial February 26, 2019

Jurgen Engelberth, associate professor in the department of biology and several undergraduate students studied the effect of stress in plants. Undergraduate students studied plants at different developmental...

baby feet

Grant goes toward autism research

Kaylee Boggan October 2, 2018

UTSA, The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio and the Autism Treatment Center (ATC), received a two-year $1,251,063 grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for research on infant and...

Flooding from Hurricane Harvey. 
Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Waterway Contamination

Kimiya Factory August 30, 2018

Research on effects of Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath is still present nearly a year later, research for UTSA’s department of civil and environmental engineering has discovered bacteria...

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