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UIW presents 2010 Alumni of Distinction for Service in Mission

Mar 18th, 2011
UIW presents 2010 Alumni of Distinction for Service in Mission

 The University of the Incarnate Word presented Sarwat Husain as the 2010 Alumni of Distinction for Service in Mission at the fall Commencement ceremonies, which conferred 731 graduates Dec. 10-11.  Husain received her Master of Science in nutrition from the university in 1994 and is active in the community continuing the Mission of the university.
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Nearly 200 turn out for 5th annual Meet the Mission

Nov 15th, 2010
Nearly 200 turn out for 5th annual Meet the Mission

By Ashley Festa UIW’s annual Meet the Mission event, when students and faculty members head out into the community to lend a helping hand at several agencies around the city, celebrated five years in September. The day of service has taken off in terms of popularity; nearly 200 students and faculty members volunteered to spend
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Summer service is in session

Jul 15th, 2010
Summer service is in session

By Ashley Festa     This summer, UIW has found service opportunities overflowing at the Willie C. Velasquez Community Family Resource and Learning Center.     Dr. Harold Rodinsky, founder of UIW’s annual Meet the Mission service event, has been working with the center to find volunteer projects for students that would fulfill the needs of the
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Beyond theory, into practice

Jul 15th, 2010
Beyond theory, into practice

Abstract concepts become real-life projects for MBA students By Sherrie Voss Matthews At first glance, the evening class in Room 109 of the Gorman Building appears to be perfectly normal. About 20 students intently watch a video about accounting principles. Some take notes on computers; others jot down key points in notebooks. The classmates are
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International social justice

Jul 15th, 2010
International social justice

World history comes to life for political science students By Ashley Festa During a presentation in Dr. Lydia Andrade’s International Law class, a student explains the International Criminal Court’s (ICC) involvement in the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide of 1994. As she speaks, she off-handedly comments on something that happened “at the ICC, as we
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Emergency Nursing

Jul 15th, 2010
Emergency Nursing

UIW students donate time, expertise after Haiti earthquake By Rebecca Esparza, ’99 BBA, ’04 MBA Kathryn Norton didn’t set out to change the world, but her simple idea of spreading Christian service would eventually have an impact on countless lives. On Jan. 12, a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti, leveling buildings and killing an estimated 230,000
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