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San Antonio’s Poet Laureate speaks at UIW

Jul 15th, 2013
San Antonio’s Poet Laureate speaks at UIW

On April 25, UIW welcomed San Antonio’s Poet Laureate Dr. Carmen Tafolla for a presentation in the Mabee Library’s Special Collections Suite. Tafolla’s lecture focused on children’s literature. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Americas Award, presented to her at the Library of Congress in 2010; two Tomas Rivera Book Awards;
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Congratulations UIW

Jul 15th, 2013
Congratulations UIW

Congratulations UIW: Named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Ranked in Top 10 by Military Times as a 2013 Best for Vets University Selected as a military-friendly university in Military Advance Education’s 2013 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities Congratulations UIW Online: Ranked No. 41 by U.S. News & World Report
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UIW hosts Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Learning Through Play Conference

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW hosts Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Learning Through Play Conference

Sponsored by the Joe L. Frost Play Research Collection and the Dreeben School of Education, the Lifelong Health, Fitness, and Learning Through Play Conference was held at UIW on April 5. Dr. Stuart Brown, author of a report to Gov. John Connally and the lead psychiatrist writing an exhaustive two-year report with a panel of
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Understanding Taiwan

Jul 15th, 2013
Understanding Taiwan

(Pictured L-R) UIW President Dr. Louis Agnese, Taiwan Ambassador Dr. Daniel T.C. Liao, and Vice President for International Affairs Marcos Fragoso share a photo at a luncheon prior to Liao’s presentation. On Feb. 6, UIW’s International Affairs Office hosted a presentation by Liao titled, “Understanding Taiwan: A look into the global position of Taiwan.” In
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Red Goes Green: UIW participates in RecycleMania

Jul 15th, 2013

UIW students took the reins toward sustainability this spring by participating in RecycleMania, an annual competition for universities across the country to help promote waste reduction activities on campus. The initiative occurs over an eight-week period each spring. The amount of recycling and trash collected each week are reported and in turn ranked in various
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UIW named StormReady® University

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW named StormReady® University

(Pictured L-R) Campus Police Cpl. John Sanchez, Director of Environmental Health Safety and Risk Management Sam McDaniel, and National Weather Service Warning Coordination Meteorologist Paul Yura pose in front of the Administration Building on April 16. The National Weather Service has recognized UIW as a StormReady® University. StormReady®, a program started in 1999 in Tulsa,
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Mozart Festival Texas 2013

Jul 15th, 2013

The third annual Mozart Festival Texas (MFT) will be held again on the campus of UIW in Our Lady’s Chapel from July 26 to Aug. 3. The MFT will feature chamber music and orchestral concerts. The concerts will feature the Mozart Festival Orchestra composed of some of South Texas’ most outstanding professional musicians, including members
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The Evolution of Brainpower

Jul 15th, 2013
The Evolution of Brainpower

By Ashley Festa Though he didn’t realize it when he began the journey, Chris Vasquez ’13 Pharm.D. has been working toward this day for the past 20 years. Now 24 years old, Vasquez began his Brainpower Connection schools career at age four, in pre-kindergarten at St. Peter Prince of the Apostles School. This past May,
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Animating the Future

Jul 15th, 2013
Animating the Future

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA At a very young age, both Jacob Green ’10 BA and Matt Tovar ’08 BA held a deep passion for all things art, but never knew growing up how they could parlay their love of artistic pursuits into careers. By a touch of fate, each found the answer as students
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UIW partners with Chinese sweater manufacturer

Jul 15th, 2013
UIW partners with Chinese sweater manufacturer

By Rebecca Esparza ’99 BBA ‘03 MBA A simple presentation in late 2011 by Dr. Melinda Adams, UIW associate professor of fashion management to the San Antonio Economic Development Board, set into motion a chain of events that would eventually make history for the university. Representatives with Chinese sweater manufacturer Shantex Group were in the
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