2020 UIW News


UIW Receives Major Grant Funding for Drone Project


The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is pleased to announce that the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Army Research Office has awarded $643,759 to a research project led by Dr. Michael Frye, professor of Electrical Engineering in the School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.



UIW CARES Act Funding headed to Students


The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has announced it has already disbursed more than $2 million in funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to more than 4,500 current eligible students.


UIW Receives Major Health Grant


The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce it has received a major grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

UIW Students Sharing Joy One Postcard at a Time


For most it is the kind of communication that is almost an afterthought. It’s a small message to family and friends during a scenic vacation or a quick save-the-date reminder for an important occasion.


UIW Selects New Academic and Financial Leaders


The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce that, after a nationwide search and with the unanimous approval of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Barbara Aranda-Naranjo has been selected as Provost/Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Darrell Hayden has been selected as Chief Financial Officer/Vice President for Administrative Services.

Athletics Suspended at UIW


The University of the Incarnate Word Athletics Department, in consideration of recent developments with COVID-19, has suspended all athletics-related activities until at least March 23, effective immediately, announced Interim Athletics Director Richard Duran.

UIW Nursing Ranked Among Tops in Texas


For the second year in a row, the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) Nursing Program has been ranked in the top 10 in the state of Texas by a national website.


VITA Returns to UIW

February 4, 2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is once again proud to offer the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program to qualifying households.