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Students model designs to support heart health

Mar 18th, 2011
Students model designs to support heart health

UIW hosted the 8th annual Red Dress Fashion Show and Health Fair on Feb. 15 to promote cardiac health in women. Red Dress is sponsored each year by the nursing school and fashion department. The theme of this year’s Red Dress event was “Heart 2 Heart.” Guests enjoyed heart healthy appetizers and a variety of
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University Collective

Mar 18th, 2011
University Collective

Dr. Judith Beauford, of the Dreeben School of Education, presented “Number Names Research in Mexico and Bolivia” at the School Science and Mathematics Association Conference in Florida in November. Dr. Mary Ruth Moore and Dr. David Campos, both of the Dreeben School of Education, along with four former students, recently wrote an article titled “Inspiration
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Above and Beyond

Mar 18th, 2011
Above and Beyond

Nursing building renovation and expansion will accommodate 50 percent more students By Ashley Festa UIW nursing students now have a brighter and much bigger place to call home after a $6 million upgrade to the 40-year-old building that houses the School of Nursing and Health Professions. “We couldn’t expand the nursing program because of the
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40 under 40: Rising Stars

Mar 18th, 2011
40 under 40: Rising Stars

Three of UIW’s own are among San Antonio Business Journal’s list of up-and-coming professionals By Rudy Arispe ’98 BA As Robert Olivares ’11 Ph.D. sits behind his desk in his spacious office of Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC), the picture of a senior exec in his starched shirt and tie, his baritone voice, articulate speech
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Alumni tradition still going strong after 59 years

Mar 18th, 2011
Alumni tradition still going strong after 59 years

By Mary Lance For 59 uninterrupted years, Mary Helen “Pinkie” Devine Pinner ’46 BA has hosted a Twelfth Night party for classmates, family and friends. “Oh, I’d celebrate Christmas all year long if I could,” said Pinkie, a nickname she received thanks to her self-described “screeching” red hair. Pinkie and her husband, Bill, hosted the
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Men’s basketball takes winning start in Lone Star Conference

Mar 18th, 2011
Men’s basketball takes winning start in Lone Star Conference

By Andrew Festa Progress in UIW’s men’s basketball program is evident everywhere you look at the McDermott Convocation Center. It’s visible from the upgraded locker room and weight room to the new basketball goals, once used in an NBA All-Star Game. Most notable, there’s progress on the court, and that’s saying something considering it’s tough
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GRACE added to curriculum

Mar 18th, 2011
GRACE added to curriculum

New program gives pharmacy students real-world experience By Ashley Festa On staff for slightly more than a year and a half, Cynthia Villarreal, Pharm.D., is already making big changes for students at the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP). As coordinator of Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) at the FSOP, Villarreal researches and implements new programs
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Study Abroad program adds new destination

Mar 18th, 2011
Study Abroad program adds new destination

By Catherine Duncan In its continued quest to improve the educational experience, the University of the Incarnate Word is expanding its life-changing Study Abroad program to Athens, Greece. “We think Greece is a wonderful location. It has incredible history, beautiful scenery, and great places to sightsee,” said Marcos Fragoso, UIW vice president for International Affairs.
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Agnese: 25 Years

Mar 18th, 2011
Agnese: 25 Years

The following are excerpts from a book covering the first 25 years of Dr. Louis Agnese’s presidency at the University of the Incarnate Word. It will be published in August by Maverick Publishing Company. The book is being authored by Dr. Patricia Watkins and edited by Vincent Rodriguez Chapter 2 Let the Bartering Begin! By
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Meet the Board

Mar 18th, 2011
Meet the Board

In this issue, meet Board of Trustees member John Peveto By Salwa Choucair If it’s true that enthusiasm is contagious, then John Peveto’s passion for the University of the Incarnate Word may cause an epidemic. “It’s a very inspirational and exciting place to be, and I love being there,” says the 73-year-old entrepreneur who has
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