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Growing and improving the School of Nursing and Health Professions

Mar 12th, 2010
Growing and improving the School of Nursing and Health Professions

As one of the oldest schools of nursing in the Southwest, we are proud of our history and all that our graduates have done and continue to do to improve healthcare in their communities. We have exciting plans to help maintain our reputation as one of the best nursing schools in the region. Originally built
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Philanthropy is always in fashion

Mar 12th, 2010
Philanthropy is always in fashion

If you have visited the Fashion Management Department at UIW, you have probably seen the Lila Bath Gallery. Bath was an internationally renowned fashion designer who retired to San Antonio and became a longtime friend of the university. She was a pioneer in the Mexican apparel industry and brought worldwide awareness to the beauty of
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University Collective – Spring 2010

Mar 12th, 2010
University Collective – Spring 2010

Dr. Matthias Schubnell, professor of English, presented a paper on the significance of Devils Tower in the work of N. Scott Momaday at the Western Literature Association Conference in Spearfish, S.D., in October. Dr. Robert Ball, associate professor of theatre arts, co-authored the 10th edition of two major theatre books, “The Essential Theatre” and “Plays
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Fashion Department Celebrates 30 Years on the Cutting Edge

Mar 12th, 2010
Fashion Department Celebrates 30 Years on the Cutting Edge

Changes to fashion show resulted in fundraiser and increased enrollment By Ashley Festa The annual fashion show produced by the Fashion Management Department at UIW has seen many changes through the years, including the event’s name and the quality of the show. “It was kind of a sleepy event” in the old days, according to
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Community Success Story

Mar 12th, 2010
Community Success Story

Marathon participants gather to train, sweat, bond, laugh, cry and celebrate victories – together. The university called for participants, and they came out in droves. In fact, 97 people joined The Rock’n Red Birds, the highest number of team participants in the division. They were ready for the challenge of the Rock n’ Roll Marathon
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Two lifetimes of giving

Mar 12th, 2010
Two lifetimes of giving

By Rebecca Esparza, ’99 BA, ’04 MBA When Jim and Tena Gorman met in their junior year at the University of Oklahoma, their fathers were adamant that the young couple obtain their degrees before getting married. Both men were remarkably successful entrepreneurs: Tena’s father founded Cain’s Coffee Company and Jim’s father owned Gorman Drilling Company.
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Of Virtual Worlds and Avatars

Mar 12th, 2010
Of Virtual Worlds and Avatars

By  Phil Youngblood, UIW Computer Information Systems Where would you travel if you could visit anywhere in the world? Would you attend a Shakespearean play at the Globe Theater in England or a ballet in Russia? How about a visit to the Louvre Museum in France? What about scuba diving on a barrier reef or
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A conversation with five professors from India

Mar 12th, 2010
A conversation with five professors from India

Edited by Ashley Festa The University of the Incarnate Word welcomes to its community diverse populations from throughout the world. This is not only evident in the diversity of the student body, but also in the rich tapestry of faculty and staff who work here. I’d like to introduce to you  five faculty members from
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A World of Difference

Mar 12th, 2010
A World of Difference

By Deyanira Romo Rossell For Marthe Curry ’07 Ph.D., completing doctoral research at the University of the Incarnate Word meant a 30-hour trip to Uganda, lodging in a hut without electricity or running water, with the occasional goat roaming around. The San Antonio native felt right at home. A requirement for completing her doctorate in
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Vice president says fond farewell to UIW

Mar 12th, 2010
Vice president says fond farewell to UIW

By Ashley Festa Dr. Patricia Watkins, who has been part of the University of the Incarnate Word community for 21 years and vice president of International Affairs since 2004, will leave a legacy of progress and a collection of friends both locally and abroad when she retires from UIW in May. “This is the most
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