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Since our founding in 1881 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, we have paved new ways for tens of thousands of students to reach their academic dreams. UIW was the first institution to offer higher education for women in central and south Texas, consistently ranks among the top schools for veterans, and ranks No. 1 in the nation among faith-based universities graduating Hispanic students with bachelor’s degrees. As pioneers in Catholic higher education, we continue to forge new roads for every student to reach their full potential and create positive change in the world.

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UIW to Celebrate 2021 Homecoming from Oct. 28 - 31

October 22, 2021

The University of the Incarnate Word is gearing up to celebrate Homecoming from Oct. 28 - 31. This year's UIW Homecoming festivities will include the return of the annual Trunk-or-Treat, Nest Fest Block Party, Homecoming Tailgate and Game and more!

UIW’s Center for Medical Tourism Research Collaborates with Centro Fox on Upcoming Seminar

October 15, 2021

The University of the Incarnate Word's Center for Medical Tourism Research, in collaboration with Centro Fox, is presenting a special seminar titled Strategies for the Development and Management of International Medical Tourism. Dr. David G. Vequist, founder and director of the UIW Center for Medial Tourism Research, and Ilan Geva of the University of Chicago / DePaul University, will present to administrators and clinicians in the public and private medical sector, other medical tourism stakeholders and the general public on Oct. 19 and 22. Both seminars run from 9 – noon CT.

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