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UTSA Offers Summer Food Service Program June 17 to July 30

UTSA Offers Summer Food Service Program June 17 to July 30

The San Antonio Prefreshman Engineering Program (PREP) headquartered at The University of Texas at San Antonio announces the sponsorship of the Summer Food Service Program from June 17 to July 30, 2013. Free meals will be provided to children 18 years or younger at the open sites and times below:…

Coordinating Board Approves Coordinated Program in Dietetics and Nutrition at UTSA

Coordinating Board Approves Coordinated Program in Dietetics and Nutrition at UTSA

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has approved a Coordinated Program in Dietetics at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) that will allow students to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and a subsequent Master of Dietetic Studies. The program will make students eligible to sit for…

UTSA President Ricardo Romo Receives Prestigious UC Berkeley Higher Education Leadership Award

UTSA President Ricardo Romo Receives Prestigious UC Berkeley Higher Education Leadership Award

Ricardo Romo, president of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), received the prestigious 2013 Clark Kerr Award for Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education from the University of California, Berkeley, on March 14 at the Berkeley campus. The award was created in 1968 as a tribute to the leadership…

Winterlude 2012 Concert Series

Winterlude 2012 Concert Series

The UTSA Department of Music presents Winterlude a four-day concert series which features choral and instrumental student ensembles performing holiday favorites. Selections will range from the traditional to the contemporary; the sacred to the secular, all intent on creating musical merriment.  Kicking off the 2012 edition of Winterlude on Thursday,…

UTSA Alumni Association Hosts Annual Gala Fundraiser Aug. 18 Benefiting Scholarships

UTSA Alumni Association Hosts Annual Gala Fundraiser Aug. 18 Benefiting Scholarships

At the 13th annual UTSA Alumni Gala, Loretta Clarke ’87, Wayne Terry ’85 and Jeanie Wyatt ’86 will be honored with Alumnus of the Year awards. Additionally, Doyle N. Beneby, Roger Hemminghaus and Steven Q. Lee will receive Distinguished Service awards. The UTSA Alumni Association will host the gala at…

UTSA Hosts Fourth Annual Texas Higher Education Symposium

UTSA Hosts Fourth Annual Texas Higher Education Symposium

The University of Texas at San Antonio will host its fourth annual Texas Higher Education Symposium August 2-3 at the UTSA Main Campus. This year’s event, “Inclusion in Higher Education: Where we are, where we need to be,” will feature presentations and discussions on a broad range of topics in…

Four UTSA Scholars Selected for Fulbright Program

Four UTSA Scholars Selected for Fulbright Program

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced today that four scholars have been selected to receive 2012-2013 Fulbright grants. UTSA faculty members John Alexander, Wing Chung Ng and Kimberly Cuero and recent UTSA graduate student Aaron Carter-Cohn ’11 will each be furthering their areas of research internationally during…

UTSA Scholars First to Demonstrate Epigenetic Reprogramming Occurs Naturally in Mice

UTSA Scholars First to Demonstrate Epigenetic Reprogramming Occurs Naturally in Mice

In collaboration with scholars at the University of Hawaii at Honolulu and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, researchers from The University of Texas at San Antonio Department of Biology have demonstrated in the laboratory for the first time that primary epigenetic mutations are corrected in the germ (sperm…

Inaugural UTSA Capital Campaign Tops $100 Million in Gifts

Inaugural UTSA Capital Campaign Tops $100 Million in Gifts

The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) announced today that it has topped $100 million in private gifts just halfway into its inaugural capital campaign: We Are UTSA – A Top-Tier Campaign. UTSA aims to raise $120 million by 2015 to support its aspiration to become a Tier One…

UTSA Small Business Development Center Invites Entrepreneurs to Apply for Unique Leadership Program

UTSA Small Business Development Center Invites Entrepreneurs to Apply for Unique Leadership Program

The UTSA Small Business Development Center is now accepting applications for the Building Business Excellence program, a unique business leadership program designed to propel established small to mid-size firms to new heights. The two-week program takes place on weekdays, 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Sept. 17-28, 2012, at the UTSA Downtown Campus.…

SWRI, UTSA Jointly Awards $200,000 to Kick-start Photoresponsive Nanomaterials Research

SWRI, UTSA Jointly Awards $200,000 to Kick-start Photoresponsive Nanomaterials Research

Kelly Nash, assistant professor in the UTSA Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Dr. Benjamin Furman, a research engineering in Southwest Research Institute’s Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Division, have been selected to receive $200,000 in seed funding for their collaborative research proposal, “Photoresponsive Polymeric Composites Utilizing UV-Light Harvesting from Upconverting…

UTSA Scholar Heather Shipley Honored by Engineering Peers

UTSA Scholar Heather Shipley Honored by Engineering Peers

UTSA Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Heather Shipley has been awarded the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) New Faculty in Teaching Award. The award was established by the ASCE’s Excellence in Civil Engineering Education (ExCEEd) project and the ASCE’s Committee on Faculty Development to recognize and reward…

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