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Message from the President

Jul 15th, 2010
Message from the President

Dear Friends: How time flies! Just four years ago, we ushered in a new era of healthcare in San Antonio with the opening of the Feik School of Pharmacy. At a memorable ceremony in the fall of 2006 symbolizing their commitment to the pharmacy profession, that inaugural group of students donned white coats amid high
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Actor Bruce McGill visits UIW

Jul 15th, 2010
Actor Bruce McGill visits UIW

Actor Bruce McGill is a San Antonio native who has performed in movies such as “Animal House,” “The Legend of Bagger Vance” and most recently “Law Abiding Citizen.” He appeared in his first paid acting gig at Incarnate Word in the 1960s, in the production “The Lady’s Not for Burning” by Christopher Fry. This February,
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UIW named in list of top Hispanic-serving institutions

Jul 15th, 2010

The University of the Incarnate Word is proud to announce it’s listing in the “Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education” magazine as one of the top 100 universities serving Hispanics in the United States. Each year “Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education” publishes its list of the top 100 four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. conferring
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University Update

Jul 15th, 2010

Full accreditation reaffirmed – In late January, UIW hosted a group from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC), the regional body for the accreditation of degree-granting higher education institutions in the Southern states. The purpose of the visit was to review the impact of what SACS terms “substantive change” represented
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Just imagine … one ton of recycled paper

Jul 15th, 2010
Just imagine … one ton of recycled paper

By Ashley Festa      Being green is not only becoming more fashionable, it’s becoming essential to preserving and repairing our environment. Consequently, all at UIW are more conscious of the decisions concerning waste and recycling. Not only is the university’s administration pushing for more environmentally friendly choices on campus, but students are also taking the
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Presidential Teaching Award winner inspires students to think critically

Jul 15th, 2010
Presidential Teaching Award winner inspires students to think critically

By Ashley Festa      Dr. Paul Lewis, associate professor of philosophy, was awarded the 2010 Presidential Teaching Award. The aim of the Presidential Teaching Award is to reward a full-time faculty member who exemplifies excellence in teaching that leads to student engagement. Lewis received a $5,000 stipend as recipient of the award.      “I try
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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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Campos named new Moody Professor

Jul 15th, 2010
Campos named new Moody Professor

By Ashley Festa      The title of Moody Professor for 2010-11 was awarded to Dr. David Campos, associate professor in the Dreeben School of Education. Faculty members annually elect the Moody Professorship, the highest faculty honor the university bestows. It reflects the level of scholarship, teaching excellence and community service achieved by the recipient.     
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University Collective

Jul 15th, 2010
University Collective

Dr. David Foglesong, from the department of biology, presented a poster on his research titled “Activation of DNA topoisomerase I and DNA topoisomerase II in nuclei of interleukin-2-treated HuT 78 cells” at the annual meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Anaheim, Calif., from April 23-28. The following graduate students were
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UIW, students celebrate milestone at first pharmacy graduation

Jul 15th, 2010
UIW, students celebrate milestone at first pharmacy graduation

By Ashley Festa    Despite the struggles, occasional all-nighters and a few tears, the inaugural class of the Feik School of Pharmacy graduated with flying colors. These graduates began their studies four years ago, and this May, UIW sent 67 Doctor of Pharmacy graduates out into the world to serve and mature in their field. 
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