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UIW Ranked Among the Best in U.S. News Media Group’s 2012 Edition of Best Colleges

Nov 29th, 2011

The University of the Incarnate Word was selected as one of the best regional universities in the west in the 2012 edition of Best Colleges by U.S. News Media Group. UIW earned the #63 spot in the exclusive rankings, which include more than 1,400 schools nationwide. The rankings are available at www.usnews.com/colleges, and were published
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Get to know your pharmacist; it may change your life.

Nov 29th, 2011
Get to know your pharmacist; it may change your life.

October was American Pharmacists Month. The Feik School of Pharmacy at the University of the Incarnate Word wants to encourage you to know your pharmacist. Pharmacists can help you understand your medicines and review your medication profile for prescription and over the counter drug interactions. They also check for the correct dosage, drug allergies and
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University Collective

Nov 29th, 2011
University Collective

  Dr. Javier Arjona, professor of physics and engineering, has instituted a new format for the Senior Design course in engineering management, where students provide consulting and problem solving to industry customers, with rigorous timelines and decision gates. He wrote a journal article on this structured approach, which is employed across Monterrey, Mexico, and he
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Making a Difference: UIW’s culture of giving back benefits donors and recipients

Nov 29th, 2011
Making a Difference: UIW’s culture of giving back benefits donors and recipients

By Debra Del Toro Through the years, generous gifts from the University of the Incarnate Word’s many donors have made a difference in the lives of countless students, faculty and staff. The rising cost of college tuition, paired with the continuous cutbacks in federal and state financial assistance, has made earning a college degree a
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From Microbiologist to Abstract Artist

Nov 29th, 2011
From Microbiologist to Abstract Artist

UIW alumna finds window to her soul through painting By Antonio Cantú Rebecca DeLeón Almazán had no artistic aspirations after graduating from Incarnate Word College with a chemistry/biology double major. Her mind was focused on rigid scientific logic, but today the ’57 graduate is fully immersed in creativity with abstract art creations. While the two
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City Year Inspires Three UIW Alumni

Nov 29th, 2011
City Year Inspires Three UIW Alumni

  By Rebecca Esparza ’99 BBA, ’04 MBA Annabel Schwochert, a 2011 graduate of UIW, was working at H-E-B Central Market last spring when a chance encounter with a group of customers wearing shirts with the City Year logo caught her attention. “They told me City Year was an organization that served underperforming schools and
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One Team One Family

Nov 29th, 2011
One Team One Family

By Andrew Festa The departure of a coach has the power to weaken even the most talented team and shut a window of opportunity before players can regain their rhythm under a new leader. The University of the Incarnate Word Men’s Soccer Team has proven to be in capable hands under the newly appointed men’s
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There are No People Like Show People

Nov 29th, 2011
There are No People Like Show People

By Crystale Lopez From the company-created “Memories on Review: Tales from World War II,” to classics such as “Tenn to One: Letters of Tennessee Williams,” the University of Incarnate Word’s Extended Run Players (ERP) have etched their mark in the local and national senior theatre scene. Comprised of seasoned theatre lovers who want to perform,
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Taking Learning Beyond the Textbook – and Classroom: Study Abroad Announces New Center in Germany

Nov 29th, 2011
Taking Learning Beyond the Textbook – and Classroom: Study Abroad Announces New Center in Germany

By Crystale Lopez The University of the Incarnate Word has opened another door for students to gain knowledge in their discipline, and to study the world. The new Study Abroad Center in Heidelberg, Germany along with sister school SRH Hochschule Heidelberg is accepting students to attend for the fall 2012 semester. Students may also go
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CONNIE JONES CRUISE: CHEERFUL PHILANTHROPIST AND ALLIGATOR WRANGLER

Nov 29th, 2011
CONNIE JONES CRUISE: CHEERFUL PHILANTHROPIST AND ALLIGATOR WRANGLER

By Dick McCracken I knew the late Connie Jones for the last 50 years at Incarnate Word. There was never a time when she was not cheerful or excited by a new challenge. That was her nature. So it came as no surprise when I learned that, during her student days at Incarnate Word College
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