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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…

Wainwright to Resign From Texas Supreme Court

Wainwright to Resign From Texas Supreme Court

by Ross Ramsey, The Texas Tribune September 19, 2012 Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright is resigning at the end of the month to join an Austin law firm, the court announced Wednesday. Wainwright joined the court in January 2003 and ranks third in seniority among the nine justices. Gov.…

Can I Register to Vote Online in Texas?

Can I Register to Vote Online in Texas?

by Audrey White, The Texas Tribune September 17, 2012 Hey, Texplainer: Why can’t I register to vote online? How can I register instead? The deadline to register to vote in Texas is Oct. 9, and there are many ways to register. But online isn’t one of them. That’s because the…

Plan for 85 MPH Road Draws Safety, Fairness Concerns

Plan for 85 MPH Road Draws Safety, Fairness Concerns

by Aman Batheja, The Texas Tribune September 12, 2012 The news that Texas has approved an 85 mph speed limit for a stretch of toll road under construction outside of Austin has attracted international attention. It’s also quickly generated controversy on two fronts. One group of critics is accusing the…

Fighting for San Antonio’s Hays Street Bridge

Hays Street Bridge from Erik Bosse on Vimeo. The Hays Street bridge in San Antonio was built in 1908 by the Southern Pacific railroad and utilizing Federal funds for over $2-million dollars it has been restored to provide a public space.  But now, some want to use it for commercial…

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…

At Chick-fil-A, Dewhurst Dismisses Unfavorable Poll

At Chick-fil-A, Dewhurst Dismisses Unfavorable Poll

by Aman Batheja, The Texas Tribune July 30, 2012 Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst crossed the Chick-fil-A parking lot in Austin on Monday morning holding one of the fast food chain’s signature white paper bags. He stopped before a phalanx of reporters and television cameras positioned nearby so that the Chick-fil-A…

Deferred Action Decision is Focus of Dueling Statements

Deferred Action Decision is Focus of Dueling Statements

  by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune July 19, 2012 President Obama’s decision last month to grant deferred action to thousands of immigrants eligible for deportation is either illegal or humane, according to dueling statements released Thursday by members of Texas’ congressional delegation. On June 15, the administration announced it…

1ST ANNUAL MS. SOUTH TEXAS SENIOR PAGEANT 2013

1ST ANNUAL  MS. SOUTH TEXAS SENIOR PAGEANT 2013

IF YOU THOUGHT FOR A MOMENT YOU WERE PAST YOUR PAGEANT PRIME – COME CELEBRATE THE BEAUTY OF SENIOR WOMEN AND RE-DEFINE THE AGING WOMAN A PAGEANT DEVELOPED FOR SENIOR WOMEN OF THE RIO GRANDE VALLEY  YOU MUST BE 60 YEARS OR BETTER TO ENTER JUDGING : PERSONAL INTERVIEW PHILOSOPHY…

Prosecutors Stepping Up Fight Against Barratry

Prosecutors Stepping Up Fight Against Barratry

by Becca Aaronson, The Texas Tribune June 25, 2012 Joined by lawyers tired of competitors who illegally solicit business following accidents, prosecutors are cracking down on a lesser-known, multimillion-dollar criminal enterprise in Texas: barratry. Often derided as “ambulance chasing,” barratry — illegally offering legal services to people within 90 days…

UTSA launches the Water Institute of Texas

UTSA launches the Water Institute of Texas

The University of Texas at San Antonio has launched the Water Institute of Texas to promote collaboration between nearly three dozen UTSA researchers who are studying water related issues. Scholars in the Institute will provide data, information, and technology and policy solutions to decision makers and companies developing short and…

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