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Flight surgeon destined to help and empower others

Feature Stories

Flight surgeon destined to help and empower others

By Rudy Arispe ’97 BA While doing his internship at Brooke Army Medical Center, Dr. Clarence Marcus Lee, Jr. ’04 BS wanted to help at-risk students from underprivileged backgrounds stay in school and reach for the stars. So he asked his colleagues where he might start. They suggested he look into Sam Houston High School
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President’s Message

A special letter from Dr. Denise Doyle, chancellor of UIW. President Dr. Louis Agnese is on a sabbatical this semester. Dear Friends: Sitting temporarily in the president’s office, I am looking out on part of the campus and watching the wind whip up leaves along a dry river on a cool afternoon. Being here is
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Feature Stories

50 Years: A Lifetime of Influence 50 Years: A Lifetime of Influence

By Crystale Lopez After 50 years of serving as a faculty member, administrator, colleague, mentor and friend, Dr. Caroline Spana ’59 BSN, director of student affairs in the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions, retired from the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) in December. “I always jokingly said ‘I am going
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UIW, Diver Down UIW, Diver Down

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA “When did they get a scuba club?” read a recent comment referring to a photo posted to the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) Study Abroad Facebook page. The post shows several students and faculty members displaying a UIW flag while scuba diving in exotic Cozumel, Mexico. While it may
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Saudi-sponsored students find a home at UIW Saudi-sponsored students find a home at UIW

By Ashley Festa The government has set aside more than $13 billion for a foreign exchange education program. No, not the United States government – the Saudi Arabian government. The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) signed an agreement in June 2012 with Saudi Arabia to accept government-sponsored Saudi students. The arrangement is a win-win:
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UIW’s meteorology department expands capabilities UIW’s meteorology department expands capabilities

The departments of meteorology and communication arts are jointly working to enhance capabilities to provide a richer experience for students. Two Cat 6 cables were installed from the meteorology broadcast studio to the monitor outside of the dean’s office. Linkage of the studio and UIWTV cable headend will allow display of both audio and video
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Alumni Events Alumni Events

Update your email with the alumni office! Have you missed a few alumni events recently and wish you had known about them? If so, please
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University Collective Spring 2014 University Collective Spring 2014

Miguel Cortinas, associate professor of art, spoke in October to the adult faith formation class of St. John’s Episcopal Church in New Braunfels, Texas, about what it is to have mercy and how this act can often be found in the work of artists who address the theme of social justice. Additionally, one of his
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Cardinal shares perspective shaped by life events Cardinal shares perspective shaped by life events

By Raul Dominguez The drills in preparation for the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) upcoming football season were painfully exhausting and the heat was oppressive. The Cardinals were struggling to make it through a humid practice, but surely it wasn’t as difficult for their newest teammate. Jason Everding enrolled in college after serving four
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37th Annual Swing-In: Kentucky Derby 37th Annual Swing-In: Kentucky Derby

And they’re off! Don your best hat and Southern attire for this year’s Kentucky Derby themed Swing-In Auction Party and Golf Tournament! Silent Auction Party 6:30 p.m., Thursday, May 1 McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room Golf Tournament Friday, May 2 Tee times at 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Republic Golf Club 4226 SE Military Dr.,
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