2020 UIW News


December

UIW Startup Challenge has First International Winner

12/14/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is excited to announce a team of three students from Universidad Incarnate Word Campus Bajío (UIW Campus Bajío) as the winners of the 2020 Startup Challenge and a $10,000 first prize, sponsored by HOLT Ventures.

UIW Lands Major Funding for Neurosciences

12/07/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce it has received a grant in the amount of $32, 992 from the Grass Foundation in support of Neuroscience education in the Biology and Engineering departments.

UIWtv Wins First-Ever Emmys

12/01/2020

For the first time ever, students from the University of the Incarnate Word’s UIWtv program have earned two awards from the Lone Star Emmy Educational Foundation.


November

UIW Dean Named Fulbright Scholar

11/10/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce that Dr. Timothy Wingert, dean of the Rosenberg School of Optometry, has been named a Fulbright Scholar to Poland by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board which is overseen by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.


October

UIW Announces Fall Enrollment Class

10/12/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has announced its census numbers for Fall of 2020 and, despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there has been little change in enrollment and an upward trend over the past five years.

UIW School Receives National Award in Diversity

10/02/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

UIW Expands Footprint at Brooks

10/02/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has taken the next step toward the establishment of a major medical campus in the traditionally medically underserved community on the South Side of San Antonio.


September

UIW and Rust College Reach Historic Agreement

09/29/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) and Rust College have entered into a series of memorandums of understanding that will help pave the way for Rust College students to realize their dreams of a career in healthcare.

STEM Students Stay a Step Ahead at UIW

09/24/2020

Three summer STEM programs at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) continued to help students stay ahead of their preparation programs amid the pandemic.

UIW Once Again Honored as Great College to Work For

09/15/2020

For the 12th consecutive year, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) has been named one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a survey sponsored by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

New Building. New Labs. New Future Nurses.

09/02/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to welcome its first cohort of Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degree students in a new, interactive learning environment.


August

UIW Invests in Student Entrepreneurs Through Startup Challenge

08/24/2020

The H-E-B School of Business and Administration (HEBSBA) at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is excited to host the annual Startup Challenge, sponsored by HOLT Ventures, as student entrepreneurs compete for $10,000 in startup funding.

UIW Dean Named to National Leadership Fellowship

08/18/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is proud to announce that Dr. Denise Staudt, dean of the Dreeben School of Education, has been named an Impact Academy fellow for the Deans for Impact organization.

UIW Postpones Fall Competition

08/13/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word Athletics Department, out of an overwhelming concern for the health and safety of its student-athletes, staff and campus community, is postponing all competition for the Fall 2020.

UIW Receives Major Grant Funding for Research Projects

08/06/2020

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is pleased to announce that the Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded two grants this summer totaling more than $1.2 million to two research projects in the School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering.


July

UIW Receives Major Grant Funding for Drone Project

07/08/2020

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.


June

May

UIW CARES Act Funding headed to Students

05/14/2020

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.


April

UIW Receives Major Health Grant

04/30/2020

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

04/17/2020

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.


March

UIW Selects New Academic and Financial Leaders

03/13/2020

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

03/12/2020

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

03/06/2020

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.


February

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.


January

UIW Ranked Among Tops in Online Education

January 21, 2020

The University of the Incarnate Word has once again been ranked high in the nation when it comes to Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report.