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Former Mexican Undersecretary of Population to Join UTSA demography faculty

Former Mexican Undersecretary of Population to Join UTSA demography faculty

René M. Zenteno, the former undersecretary of Population, Migration and Religious Affairs at the Ministry of the Interior in Mexico, will join the UTSA College of Public Policy this fall to serve as a professor in the UTSA Department of Demography. His research and teaching interests include demography, inequality and…

The Duality of Manu: Ginobili as Private Joker

The Duality of Manu: Ginobili as Private Joker

Who knew Manu Ginobili was channeling Private Joker all along? Perhaps only someone with a military background. Someone like Gregg Popovich. Maybe that’s why Pop didn’t trade Ginobili on the spot Monday night. Or many other nights in Manu’s 11 roller coaster years in South Texas. While Spurs Nation is still trying…

UTSA offers K-12 science, technology, engineering and math summer camps

UTSA offers K-12 science, technology, engineering and math summer camps

Parents from the San Antonio area are invited to enroll their kindergarten through twelfth grade children in one or more weeklong summer camps that will be offered by the UTSA Interactive Technology Experience Center (iTEC). The camps will include morning, afternoon and all-day sessions at the UTSA Main Campus starting…

UTSA Students and Community Join Together in 18-Hour Dance Marathon to Raise Money and Awareness for Childhood Cancer

The UTSA student organization For the Kids (FTK) Dance Marathon will host its fourth annual 18-hour, high-energy, no-sitting, no-sleeping Dance Marathon from 7 p.m., Friday, April 5 to 1 p.m., Saturday, April 6 in the UTSA Convocation Center on the UTSA Main Campus. The fundraiser celebrates the organization’s yearlong fundraising efforts to help children with […]

Providence Catholic School wins at “Can’t Beat Love” video competition

Over the past few years, the issue of bullying in schools has become a national concern. San Antonio nonprofits Family Violence Prevention Services, Inc. and the National Council of Jewish Women recently partnered to address the concern with a city-wide video competition called “Can’t Beat Love.” The purpose of the competition, now in its fourth […]

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…

Goodwill Launches “Partners for Good” Donation Drive Program.

Goodwill Launches “Partners for Good” Donation Drive Program.

Goodwill is launching an innovative new donation drive program that creates a win-win for both the non-profit organization and community groups with fundraising goals. Through “Partners for Good,” community organizations such as sports teams, service groups and school clubs can raise up to $1,000 by hosting their own Goodwill donation…

Case May Affect Future of High-Tech Student IDs

Case May Affect Future of High-Tech Student IDs

  by Maurice Chammah, The Texas Tribune November 28, 2012 Since first hearing about the use of radio frequency technology to track public school students in 2004, state Rep. Lois Kolkhorst, R-Brenham, has filed a bill during every subsequent legislative session to prohibit the technology’s usage. Now, with civil liberties proponents…

Leaky Lakers: Spurs Punk LA

Leaky Lakers: Spurs Punk LA

David Beckham was in his front row seats. So was Zac Efron, but it was the guy sitting next him in the Staples Center that probably caught Kobe Bryant’s attention. Big time Laker fan Ashton Kutcher was ready to watch LA host SA. Which was more than fitting since Kobe…

Fast 4-0: Spurs Off to “Star Trek” Start

Fast 4-0: Spurs Off to “Star Trek” Start

On the day after Election Day, let it be stated that the Spurs early season returns are promising. After all, this is a Spurs start of Star Trek proportions. As in, this Spurs team is boldly going where no Spurs team has gone before. How could it be the Silver…

Science –It’s a Girl Thing at Providence Catholic School

Science –It’s a Girl Thing at Providence Catholic School

At Providence Catholic School, science is a girl thing. Starting in the 6th grade, students are encouraged to find their potential to thrive in science and math. “Great science is about creating, seeing connections, asking questions, understanding how and why things work,” Middle School science teacher Katie Shults said. “Girls…

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