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Message from the President

Jul 16th, 2012
Message from the President

Dear Friends: You will be pleased to know that we completed another highly successful year at UIW in May. We ended the year on a very positive note due to two events: our first-ever undergraduate commencement ceremony at the Freeman Coliseum (located next to the AT&T Center, home of the San Antonio Spurs) and the
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UIW celebrates Incarnate Word Day and CCVI Spirit Award recipients

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW celebrates Incarnate Word Day and CCVI Spirit Award recipients

The University of the Incarnate Word celebrated Incarnate Word Day on Monday, March 26 in observance of the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Incarnation of the Eternal Word, God. The annual Incarnate Word Day festivities included lunch on Dubuis Lawn, the Cardinal Carnival, a golf cart parade, and Mass
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Kimmel honored with Presidential Teaching Award

Jul 16th, 2012
Kimmel honored with Presidential Teaching Award

Dr. Jessica Kimmel, professor of graduate studies, was honored with the 2012 Presidential Teaching Award on Friday, March 30 at the Faculty Appreciation Luncheon. The annual award acknowledges and rewards a full-time faculty member who exemplifies excellence in teaching that leads to student engagement. Colleagues, current students and alumni make the nominations for the award
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“Heart Health Around the World”

Jul 16th, 2012
“Heart Health Around the World”

The University of the Incarnate Word presented the annual Red Dress Fashion Show and Health Fair, “Heart Health Around the World,” on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at UIW’s Marian Hall Ballroom. The ninth annual event themed, “Heart Health Around the World,” promoted cardiac health in women and featured fashions designed and modeled by UIW students. The
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Physical Therapy Program takes first step to accreditation

Jul 16th, 2012

Effective in May, the Doctor of Physical Therapy entry-level program was granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).  Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with CAPTE that indicates that the program may matriculate students in professional courses and that the program is progressing toward
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UIW programs ranked among best by U.S. News and World Report

Jul 16th, 2012

The University of the Incarnate Word retained the No. 64 spot in Nursing and the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) earned the No. 80 spot among pharmacy schools in the 2013 edition of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News and World Report. “UIW has been preparing outstanding nursing leaders for nearly a century,” said Dr.
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New women and gender studies program kicks-off during Women’s History Month

Jul 16th, 2012
New women and gender studies program kicks-off during Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month, observed in March, gave UIW the opportunity to showcase a number a nationally acclaimed speakers from various ethnic and religious backgrounds. The theme of this year’s celebration was “Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment,” and led up to the kick-off of the new women and gender studies program at UIW. “The wonderful variety
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UIW’s Center for Medical Tourism Research hosts 2012 conference

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW’s Center for Medical Tourism Research hosts 2012 conference

The Center for Medical Tourism and Research (CMTR) at the University of the Incarnate Word presented the Center’s annual conference Feb. 13-15 at the Omni Mansion Del Rio in downtown San Antonio. This year’s conference featured speakers from all over the world committed to understanding the truth behind the hype of medical tourism though the
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Conference serves as international forum

Jul 16th, 2012
Conference serves as international forum

More than 130 presentations from 36 countries were featured at the International Conference of Cultural and Social Aspects of Research March 22-24 at the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room. The focus of the conference was to promote international collaboration among scholars, practitioners, educators and graduate students from multiple disciplines. An international forum for those who
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UIW students “paint the town” over spring break

Jul 16th, 2012
UIW students “paint the town” over spring break

UIW students pulled out their paint brushes and reached out to the community to literally “paint the town” over spring break. In conjunction with the City of San Antonio’s Code Compliance Department, a total of 75 student, faculty and staff volunteers took part in UIW’s annual Meet the Mission: Spring Break Edition 2012. The entire
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