• The University of Texas-Brownsville professor said that according to Christian belief, the Holy Spirit gives certain individuals gifts, including the gift of healing. The belief is that the healer — whether a pastor or a shaman — acts as a conduit for ...

     

    Long road ahead
    Also, UT-Brownsville and UT-Pan American in Edinburg last year were named among six schools that would implement a Transformation In Medical Education, which aims to streamline medical training so that students can finish their studies 12 sooner than …
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    UT Brownsville students feel safe despite dormitory rape
    Word about a rape at the Casa Bella Residential Living dormitory at the University of Texas at Brownsville, spread quickly across campus. UTB Police arrested student Abel Gutierrez on Tuesday and charged him for aggravated sexual assault.
    “While it will be a steep climb, it is well worth the struggle,” said Juliet Garcia, president of the University of Texas-Brownsville. Lynn Brezosky contributed to this report from Brownsville.

    Trapper pair signs with four-year schools The pair recently signed letters of intent. Medeiros will head south to continue play for the Scorpions of the University of Texas at Brownsville. The NAIA-affiliated school compiled a 13-6-2 record this past autumn, finishing as the conference runner-up 

     

    Cleveland doctor ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation The board found that 14 patients Mr. Roca assisted at the University of Texas at Brownsville student health care clinic complained that Mr. Roca examined, diagnosed, treated or advised treatment. Mr. Roca denied the allegations.

     

    Earthly Data: UTB Students

     

    Raul Anaya Named Los Angeles Market President for Bank of America Additionally, he leads Bank of America's Latino Leadership team for Greater Los Angeles. Mr. Anaya graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville with a BBA in finance. He is a board member of the Greater Los …

    Final chancellor candidate turns tables Prior to his current station in Houston, Stockton was dean and chairman for education in the School of Education at the University of Texas at Brownsville. Newly elected Student Body President Erik Zimmerman

    IDEA Public Schools Awarded $11.5 Million Dollars to Increase College Readiness IDEA Public Schools is the first charter program to receive this award and will work in partnership with the University of Texas at Brownsville and Sylvan Learning Center. IDEA applied for the GEAR UP grant in July of last year in an effort to ...

    Report Addresses College Graduation Rates for Latinos Dual-enrollment programs like the one offered by the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, for example, may provide solutions for increasing Latino enrollment, retention and graduation rates. The program allows South Texas high ...
     

    Finalist for EPCC president will attend public forums today Before coming to South Texas Clee, Serrata was an administrative analyst for records and registration at the University of Texas at Brownsville/ Texas Southmost College from 1994 to 1996. Serrata had also received …

    University of Texas at Brownsville in need of new mascot The recent split between the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College left UTB without a mascot. TSC is keeping the Scorpion mascot leaving UTB searching for a new one. After going through dozens of suggestions, UTB has …

    Henscey having standout season for UT-Brownsville If that would be enough to put a smile on Barbers Hill graduate Colby Henscey’s face, the University of Texas at Brownsville player must be smiling really broadly these days. In the last 12 games, Henscey has only been held hitless twice.

    Poet’s Society: Alan Oak Every time Alan Oak attends the Writer’s Forum, he feels “juiced up” for the month. “I always look forward to going to the forum and hearing what the other writers have to read,” said Oak, 40, an English lecturer

    Student jailed after exposing himself to UTB police officer A college student is behind bars after he allegedly exposed himself to a University ofTexas at Brownsville (UTB) police officer. UTB police arrested 20-year-old Valentine Chinchilla on an indecent exposure and marijuana charges early Tuesday afternoon.

    Lessons from a divorce Earlier this month, the UT System launched a Web page for Texans to track the split between UT-Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, both located in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. The page offers a healthy dose of transparency in what has been ...

    Four SIUE Chancellor Candidates to Visit Campus Prior to his current post, he was dean and chair for education, in the School of Education at the University of Texas at Brownsville. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy in health education from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Search advisory ...

    Who Are College Presidents? Still Aging White Men Juliet V. García, president of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, said that she and other Hispanic presidents have worked to groom a new generation of minority leaders, and that it is disheartening to see the numbers …

    MCC implements changes amid NJCAA violations, AD switch New violations and sanctions have meant a new reality for the Marshalltown Community College athletic department. A change at the top also means it may also be the perfect time to institute the culture change it …

    The Panel Congress Really Needs to Hear From Yesterday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi announced that the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee will be hosting a hearing this Thursday on “Women’s Health” According to the announcement: “The sole witness at the hearing

    School daze he was dean at the University of Texas at Brownsville School of Education and department chairman of Health and Applied Human Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington’s College of Eduation. He received his bachelor’s and master’s 

     

    Born to Fly: Jacob Lopez Jacob Lopez took a big leap last summer — he jumped out of an airplane. In fact, he did it five times, including once in the dark and twice laden with heavy equipment, all part of a day’s work for a ROTC cadet in Army airborne training

     

    Baby Love: Rosemary Perkins Giving tiny babies tender loving care is Rosemary Perkins’ career.Born and raised in Brownsville, Perkins graduated from Pace High School, where she was in the occupational health program, National Honor Society and the dance team

    Program helps UTEP students finish 3 degrees online Next semester, more classes and an additional degree will be offered through the University of Texas at Brownsville. Several hundred people have applied for the program through UTEP, said Beth Brunk-Chavez, chairwoman of the Academic Affairs 

    Arizona bill would fund militia Michael Lytle, a border expert at the University of Texas at Brownsville, said Arizona would be the first to test stationing a state guard at the border. "If it's to man observation posts, that's one thing, but if they're going to arrest people

    Texans on Wrong Side of Border Fence Grow Anxious  Max Pons is already anticipating the anxiety he'll feel when the heavy steel gate shuts behind him, leaving his home isolated on a strip of land between America's border fence and the violence raging across the Rio Grande 

    Image can make or break a political campaign University of Texas at Brownsville Professor John Cook said portraying the right image can make or break a candidate's run for office. "They want to be known as trustworthy, they want to be associated with people that are also trustworthy, because 

     
    Bryant finds higher calling as youth camp organizer Garza, a professor in UT-Brownsville's Department of Health and Human Performance, teaches basketball to youngsters. Meanwhile, Bryant, who ballooned to 209 pounds on his 5-8 frame after leaving McMurry, got certified as a personal trainer

    Tackling rising textbook costs At system schools such as UT-Brownsville and UT-Pan American, textbook costs can comprise more than one-fourth of the total cost of education. At the root of the rising costs is an uncertainty of revenues for textbook companies.

    Growing violence discourages people from crossing border McKenzie, an English adjunct professor at UT-Brownsville, said UT-Brownsville’s mere minute proximity to the border city of Matamoros, Mexico has caused her fear on many occasions. She said she once smelled …

    Job Creation: A Crash Course from Brownsville, Texas Those incentives could include, for example, help organizing and funding an employee training program, according to Irv Downing, vice president of economic development and community services at the University of Texas, Brownsville.

    Brothers to hold benefit concerts Feb. 1 Currently he is pursing a master’s degree in music education at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southwest College. “The beauty of all of this is because of their great faith and generosity, these two great entertainers are ...

     

    Valuable Experience: Gabriela Contreras Contreras studies physics, researches obesity, diabetes

    Gabriela Contreras learned quickly there is more to research than reading. Contreras, 20, is a San Benito sophomore working on a bachelor’s degree in physics — specializing in biophysics — at the University of Texas at

    Delaware soccer star on the brinkA native of Ghana, Frimpong spent a year at the University of Texas at Brownsville before landing at Delaware after being spotted by Blue Hens head coach Ian Hennessy. Through Delaware, which is not lauded as a

    Father, daughter, granddaughter choose to follow same career path Ortega graduated with an associates in nursing from The University of Texas at Brownsville, where she is continuing for her bachelors degree. Eventually, she would like to receive her doctorate degree. 

    Fitz on 4 - Best Moments of 2011 UT Brownsville Volleyball = Best in the Nation – This one loses points for the fact that the Lady Scorpions had their biggest wins in other states this season.  Impressive road trips in California had the team believing in its national title aspirations ...

     

    Champ fights for Valley children: Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina Many Valley sports fans already know who Eric “Drummer Boy” Molina is. The Lyford native, who graduated from Lyford High School in 2000 and now lives in Weslaco, burst onto the boxing scene in 2007. He quickly rose through the boxing

     

    The Next Step: Regina Lumbrera

    Twenty years after Regina Lumbrera graduated from Santa Rosa High School, she walked across the stage to receive her bachelor of arts in

    sociology at The University of Texas at Brownsville.Lumbrera was part of the university’s largest

     
    MCC names Huntley its new Director of Athletics Huntley has been the athletic director at Concordia University, a private four-year school in Austin, Texas, since 2008, and was the director of intercollegiate athletics at the University of Texas at Brownsville from 2005-08. Brownsville successfully

    Big cut set for border troops "That is definitely a part of this." Michael Lytle, a border expert at the University ofTexas at Brownsville, said replacing National Guard troops with aircraft is a "good tradeoff" because spotters looking for illegal border activity can cover

    The Texans who live on the ‘Mexican side’ of the border fence: ‘Technically, we’re in the United States’It offered only to pay for the strips of land that were seized for the fence's path. Eloisa Tamez, a nursing professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville and an outspoken opponent of the fence, refused to sell 

    Christina Ramos wanted to make sure she shined at the University of Texas at Brownsville’s recent commencement exercises. Ramos, 38, of Harlingen bought red shoes featuring red rhinestones to join her classmates in unity earning

    Drug war sends troubled kids to Texas schools The emotional difficulties affect them "in many areas of academic performance," said Alma Leal, professor of counseling at the University of Texas at Brownsville and coordinator for counseling and guidance

    International college students a growing market Here, Robert Oceguera lines up chairs in preparation for the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College winter commencement, which were set this weekend in Brownsville, Texas. 

     

    Helping Hand: Rita Villarreal Nurse educates others about changes in health care

    Giving free flu shots to low-income people recently at Loaves and Fishes was just another day at the office for Rita Villarreal, even though it wasn’t part of her regular job in the Nursing Education Department at Valley Baptist Medical

    National Champion Texas at Brownsville is No. 1 in Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches' Top 25 Postseason Poll KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Texas at Brownsville celebrated its first-ever National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa, on Dec. 3 and was rewarded with the No. 1 ranking in the postseason Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches'

    Books for the Border bound for Brownsville Christmas will come a little early this year with gifts for 170 families living in the lower Rio Grande Valley. And their handmade, individually selected gifts never will go out of style and will continue to have an impact for years to come 

    GALLAGHER: Brownsville pro reflects on battle beyond the border SIOUX CITY -- Staffers at Tyson Events Center began setting up for Friday's Lady Antebellum concert as Ronnie Zamora packed up his laptop Saturday night, not long after the University of Texas-Brownsville won the

    Securing US border impossible despite promises "You can't look at it as `the whole border,'" he said. Lytle, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville, said a deployment of 15,000 National Guard troops could make an impact _ but it would be a hard sell for a Defense

     

    Wild mustangs help patrols seize suspects, drugs an assistant professor of government at the University of Texas-Brownsville. The horses arrived on the border just as internal fighting within the Gulf Cartel had led to increased violence, she says. "It's important that America shows its strength when ...

    Texas at Brownsville Captures School's First NAIA Volleyball National Title For the first time in five seasons, someone other than Fresno Pacific (Calif.) raised a national title banner as Texas at Brownsville seized the 2011 NAIA Volleyball National Championship presented

     

    Striving higher: Leonel Garza

    Mercedes prefers giving to others than receiving during the holiday season.And on Friday, Garza, 19, helped give the gift of music with his violin.Garza, a member of The University of Texas at Brownsville’s Symphony Orchestra, is part

    Lee's Ferreira 'fired up' to face former team in semifinal "I'm going to come out tomorrow more fired up than today," Lee's outside hitter said. That's not a good sign for Texas-Brownsville. Ferreira pounded 13 kills and scooped 12 digs to lead third-ranked Lee (Tenn.) to a 26-24

    Mystery Surrounds Message Allegedly From Zetas Leader The Zetas is giving a sign to the whole nation to the federal forces,” says Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, a professor in the government department at the University of Texas at Brownsville with a specialty in Mexico

     
    UT-Brownsville tops defending champs, advances SIOUX CITY -- Vanja Joksic lined up her UT-Brownsville teammates, clasped her hands together and pretended to shoot them as they fell down laughing -- a celebration usually reserved for touchdown dances in the NFL.

     

    MAP: Edinburg city manager to take leave for congressional bid A Port Isabel native who attended the University of Texas-Brownsville, Garza still owns property and pays taxes within the district. A federal court redrew Congressional District 27 to encompass all of Cameron County

     

    Electronic Coalition May Save Some Texas Programs However the board opted to shut down six of the physics programs. The seventh, at University of Texas Brownsville, opted to combine its physics major with the school’s engineering physics degree. The move to shut down programs has been controversial.

     

    UT-Brownsville's Lowery wins 100th match SIOUX CITY -- Todd Lowery wins more frequently than any other active NAIA coach. By the time this tournament's over, he might be remembered more for his wacky socks. Lowery won his 100th match

    2011 NAIA Volleyball National Championship Preview No. 2 Texas at Brownsville, who was placed in Pool B, makes its fourth appearance at the National Championship in program history. The Scorpions were ranked No. 1 for eight-straight weeks during the regular-season …

     

    Brownsville Protects Chess Legacy at Its Schools Chess has also become part of the core identity of the University of Texas at Brownsville, which is in the process of establishing itself as a stand-alone four-year institution. “When you hear U.T.-Brownsville in the future

     

    Going full circle: U.S. Army Cpl. Ruben Reyes

    U.S. Army Cpl. returns to UTB 10 years later to earn degree

    U.S. Army Cpl. Ruben Reyes of Harlingen has come full circle, returning to the University of Texas at Brownsville where he started as a freshman 10 years ago. “It’s funny,” Reyes said. “I took a long route from Iowa back to

    UTB Professor Says Mexico Failing in War Against Cartels MEXICO CITY - An expert on Mexico claims the government is failing in its war against the cartels. Guadalupe Correa Cabrera, a UT Brownsville professor who is in Mexico City right now, says Mexican citizens believe

    Mexican Government Says La Familia Cartel Is Finished Three top leaders taken out in less than a year. “Right now, it's not really clear who is the leader; there are many leaders,” says Guadalupe Correa Cabrera, a cartel expert from UT Brownsville

    UTA Tuition has gone up from $4,272 in fall 2009 to $4,646 for this semester With demand for college education and resources increasing, tuition has gone up at all nine University of Texas System institutions since fall 2010. For fall 2011, UT-Dallas has the highest estimated cost at $5,362, and UT-Pan American has the lowest cost

    Veteran's Day, A Time For Reflection Peter Gawenda resides in Brownsville, Texas where he is Dean of the College of Applied Technology and General Studies for The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College

    After surprise season, Frimpong eyes pros He landed at the University of Texas at Brownsville, an NAIA program for which he had a team-high 29 points (eight goals and 13 assists) his second year, 2009. He was too good, in fact, for that level, his coach, 

    Grant to help at-risk students advance The universities, which include Texas A&M University, University of Houston, University of Texas at Brownsville and the University of Texas at El Paso, will begin awarding the money in the fall of 2012. Texas began establishing early-college high schools

    After 20 Years in Partnership, an Educational Combo Is Getting a Messy Divorce This weekend, along the border’s southern tip, homecoming at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will be bittersweet for many. It will be one of the last, at least for

    UTB student arrested for underage girlfriend's rape A University of Texas at Brownsville student is behind bars after he allegedly broke into his underage girlfriend’s house and raped her. Brownsville police arrested 19-year-old

    College Student Accused of Sexually Assaulting 16-year-old Investigators say a 16-year-old girl reported Salazar went into her home near Military Highway in Brownsville. She says he sexually assaulted her while she slept. Police found Salazar a short time later at UT Brownsville

    Statesman analysis shows that statistics don't back up claims of rampant drug cartel-related crime along border "It's very tricky the way the information has been managed," said Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, a government professor at the University ofTexas at Brownsville. Correa-Cabrera, who co-wrote a paper criticizing the media's

    The Rise Of Femicide And Women In Drug Trafficking – Analysis As Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, an assistant professor of government at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, observed, “globalization, technology and modernization have facilitated

     
    Balancing act: Marisol Pelaez
    Pelaez values time as wife, mother, student, nurse. Marisol Pelaez got her first taste of the health care industry by attending a health occupations class at Harlingen High School. Now she’s married, a mother of three children and is nurse manager of the Independent Rehabilitation Unit

    Still no solution for illegal immigrants' long-term care costs"It's a tragic, intractable problem," said Antonio Zavaleta, a professor of anthropology at the University of Texas Brownsville who specializes in health care and immigrant populations. "There's no clear solution." Provide the long-term care and those ...

    Enrollment continues to climb at Texas colleges, universities Meanwhile, the University of Houston, Texas State University, UT-Brownsville and UT-Dallas each saw increases of more than 1,000 students. Coordinating board officials also say their data show an increase of nearly

    When it comes to the border fence, Perry is rooted in reality “They seem to be completely out of touch with the reality of the Texas-Mexico border,” said Anthony Zavaleta, an anthropology and sociology professor at the University of Texas Brownsville. Zavaleta said it's easy for candidates to stand up at campaign

     
    Police Say to Use Caution When Using Online Dating Site Online dating danger led to a man charged with rape. Word spread quickly around UT Brownsville about an alleged rape that started with an online conversation. Authorities say Juan Gomez of New 

    Community Collaboration Results in Grant Funding for Two Nonprofit Housing Organizations CDCB is working with architecture students from The University of Texas at Brownsville to assist with the design of the new homes.  "We have had a long standing relationship with FHLB Dallas and its Affordable Housing Program, and we greatly ...

    Suspect Arrested in Sexual Assault at UTB Police have arrested the suspect in a sexual assault that reportedly occurred at the University of Texas at Brownsville. A UTB student was sexually assaulted in the parking lot across the university's

     
    A More Perfect Union: A Dialogue on American Values I was joined by John DeGioia, president of Georgetown University, Calvin Butts, president of SUNY College at Old Westbury, Juliet Garcia, president of the University of Texas at Brownsville, Michael Gerson, Washington

    Does Texas Higher Education Have a Morale Problem? Those getting close to retirement are virtually counting down the days. In May, Renee Rubin retired from her tenured faculty position at the University of Texas at Brownsville at the relatively young age of 56. While her decision was for personal reasons

    George Hill working out in Brownsville during lockout Hill has settled in Brownsville, where he’s working at the University ofTexas-Brownsville during the work stoppage.  ”I will stay here in Brownsville and at UTB and work on my game until the lockout is over,” 

    Valley Faithful Gather To Pray For Peace Amiento was just one of many people who assembled on the University of Texas at Brownsville Saturday. They said groups like this one in Brownsville were a part of several prayer groups gathered across North America

    Bryn Mawr Students Join President Jane McAuliffe at Constitution Center For Inaugural “A More Perfect Union” Event Ten Bryn Mawr students joined President Jane McAuliffe at the National Constitution Center on Oct. 11 for the inaugural event in a series of discussions featuring elected officials, journalists, business leaders, and others

    Valley woman makes it onto Special K cereal box Cindy is a graduate of Los Fresnos High School and received her bachelor degree from UT-Brownsville. Before heading to Hollywood, Cindy was a band director at a valley middle school.

    Student Worries About UTB Security After Attack Security at a Valley university is under the microscope. A University of Texas at Brownsville student says she fears for her safety. Vanessa Unwin says she doesn't feel safe walking the campus of

    Texas University Breaking Ties With Community College Ask Texas Southmost College trustee Adela Garza about her school losing its longtime, wealthier university partner—University of Texas at Brownsville—and she is relieved, even proud. Praising the pending split, Garza expects tuition will fall

    Scholarship That Contributes to the Public Good Enriches Universities, Too, Speakers Say message was delivered on Thursday by a succession of speakers at a two-day educational summit held at the University of Texas at Brownsville that was Webcast for the public. The conference, hosted by the

    Forum envisions how education can transform Valley “Life's not that complicated,” Cigarroa said in opening the Vista Summit at the University of Texas-Brownsville. “You want your children to have a better life; we as educators want regions to have better lives.” The summit is a two-day gathering of ...

    UT leaders look to each other for Valley's future  Collaboration must be the keystone to rapidly transform the Rio Grande Valley’s education and economic future, University of Texas System leaders declared at UT-Brownsville to their peers

    Using a Hands-on approach: Ramiro Espinoza
    UTB student hopes to share passion of technology, deaf culture. Ramiro Espinoza of Harlingen has been captivated by computer systems for most of his life.“Since I was in middle school I have been curious about technology,” said Espinoza through the use of a deaf interpreter. “I would open things

    Students in UTSA Stokes minority participation program attend state conference The LSAMP fellows were comprised of five UTSA students, three San Antonio College students, one UT Brownsville student and one student from UT El Paso. The 10 students participated in research with UTSA faculty

    Traficantes matam quem joga contra eles no Twitter mexicano Se um site ou outro está sendo usado por um ou outro grupo, isso pode ser um risco", diz Guadalupe Correa, professora da universidade Texas-Brownsville, que estudou as redes sociais em Tamaulipas.

    Physics Programs Face the Axe at Seven Texas Universities “In this time of budget cuts, states, in particular Texas, have been very adamant about cutting their budget,” said Mario Diaz, director of the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy at the University of Texas at Brownsville. In February, the THECB ...

    College America Report Examines Low Higher Ed Graduation Rates Hyman spoke on a panel discussion titled, “A Matter of Degrees: Measuring the Value of Higher Ed,” with University of Texas at Brownsville President Juliet V. García. More and more students need to work to pay for their hefty college tuitions ...

    Texas holds firm on physics closures For example, Mario Díaz, a physicist at the University of Texas at Brownsville — which enrols mostly Hispanic students — says his department was able to raise more than US$5 million for research on gravitational

    Gateway President Ed Hughes to participate in NBC News panel  Fellow panelists at the Tuesday session include Chancellor Hyman; Bill Haslam, governor of Tennessee; Drew Faust, president of Harvard University; Juliet Garcia of the University of Texas – Brownsville; Franco Harris

    South Texas higher ed must focus on students Twenty years after forging a unique and successful education partnership, Texas Southmost College and the University of Texas at Brownsville are going their separate ways. The two schools have started the transition to become free-standing institutions 

    Job Spotlight: Robert “Bret” Lefler, art education at CSU He was the chair of a combined art and music department at the joint University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. Because UTB was trying to separate from TSC, his future position was uncertain.

     
    Aiming higher: Lori Feucht
    Clinical nurse manager continues education, works her way up. Working and studying continues to take up most of Lori Feucht’s time, but she’s OK with that. Feucht, a native of Corpus Christi, came to Harlingen with her family 26 years ago, and has worked her way up through nursing positions

    A Piece of Ground Zero in the Rio Grande Valley Events to honor 9/11 victims continued at the University of Texas at Brownsville. President Dr. Juliet Garcia compares the effects of the 9/11 attacks to those of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy - meaning life ...

     
    LIFETIME VOLUNTEER: Steve Wilder
    Wilder serves as coordinator, counselor for the Office of Disability Services at UTB-TSC

    Barta Named Marauders Baseball Coach In his fourth season Northland qualified for the national playoffs. In 2006, Barta's final season at Northland prior to taking the UT-Brownsville job, the baseball team posted the first winning season of any Lumberjacks athletic programs in ...

    U.S.: Online Ads Meet Requirement for Hiring Foreign Profs But last month, an appeals board of the department ruled-- in a challenge by the University of Texas at Brownsville -- that there was no legitimate reason to demand a print ad instead of an online ad. And now the Labor Department has adjusted ...

    Crab Larvae Attacking Swimmers at SPI Those tiny crabs are latching on to hair, skin and clothing of swimmers. A professor at UT Brownsville checked out the water yesterday. He says the sea creatures aren't poisonous or toxic. However, folks tells us they …

    Are We Ready for the Influx of Latino Students? Institutions such as National Hispanic University, the University of Texas at Brownsville, and El Paso Community College have proven records in retaining and graduating Latino students, especially those from low-income, first-generation families.

    Alamo Colleges official to lead Brownsville school Lily Tercero, chief budget officer at the Alamo Colleges, has been named president ofTexas Southmost College in Brownsville to guide the school through a separation with the University of Texas at Brownsville. Juliet Garcia, president of UTB, led the ...

    Missing student returns home safe and sound A Matamoros teen who went missing while on her way to register for classes at University of Texas at Brownsville is back home safe and sound. The family of 19-year-old Monica Gudiño-Belden reports that the she made it back home late Tuesday night.

    Board of Regents to build medical school in Lower Rio Grande Valley “We need to ensure that there are enough post-medical school spots,” he said. UT-Brownsville President Juliet García said part of the $30 million fund will also go toward moving the institution to a four-year college from a community

    Rhodes State administrator is presidential candidate in Texas The vice president for academic affairs at Rhodes State College will be in Brownsville, Texas, today for a public forum as a presidential candidate at Texas Southmost College. Roberto Gutierrez, who has been at Rhodes State for two years, has worked in 

    UTB opens Casa Bella doors

    BROWNSVILLE — Signs were clear Saturday that the partnership between the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College is ...
     

    Little Genius Club Inc In 1997, I decided to immigrate to the U.S., and started a pre-business degree in the University of Texas at Brownsville & Texas SouthmostCollege with the aid of a grant. This stage in my life was very difficult since my …

    Mexico’s Drug War, Feminized More women are working in every aspect of the economy, “including drug trafficking,” said Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, an assistant professor of government at the University of Texas, Brownsville. Yet, because Mexico’s justice system is so opaque ...

    Visually-impaired UTB student alleges discrimination Juan Pacheco is a communication student at the University Of Texas At Brownsville and has a condition that makes him visually impaired. He must have a computer device at hand to 

     
    Down to Business: Rene Cardona
    The Collegian’s new editor hopes to adapt to changing industry.  Rene Cardona has had a busy summer of research. Cardona, 21, of San Benito, has spent time studying online and print editions of newspapers to get ideas for this fall’s revamping of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost

    Boxing News: Undercard Set for Joseph Agbeko – Abner Mares He’s a hard worker inside the gym and in life as evidenced by the fact he earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from University of Texas at Brownsville and has volunteered to work with special needs 

    In Muevete USA, student nurses combat childhood obesity Recipes and jump rope NAHN member Eloisa Tamez, of the School of Nursing at The University of Texas at Brownsville, mentored a nursing student who addressed nutrition while another addressed physical activity.

    Diaz-Granados, Schurman to wed Celeste is a 2005 graduate of St. Joseph Academy High School in Brownsville.  She graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville with a Bachelor of Business degree in Accounting in May 2011. The wedding …

    Texas launches adult degree completion program 'Grad TX' Hilda Flores, a graduate of UT Brownsville with a BAAS in Applied Business Technology, applauds her program in her story, “I didn’t have to start way from the beginning. I was able to build on what I already had [the associate’s degree] so that I was ...
     
    Fired up: Tom Coyle
    Professor looks for a good challenge.
    Harlingen resident Tom Coyle received his bachelor’s degree in metallurgical engineering from the “other UT,” the University of Tennessee. But as the saying goes, “He wasn’t born here, but he got to Texas as fast as he
     
    Holt a finalist for Texas Southmost College president Former Blinn College president Daniel Holt is a finalist for the same position at Texas Southmost College in Brownsville. Holt, who also served as Blinn’s chief executive officer before resigning in March, was among six finalists chosen from a ...

     

    UTB students to work with MIT researchers

     

    HANDS ON INTERN: Oscar Garcia
    Student gets environmental experience... is riding his bike to school, organizing beach cleanups or replacing incandescent light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs, Oscar Garcia knows he is making a difference every day. The senior majoring in environmental sciences

    Mexico's Santa Muerte spreads across border region "It's spreading like wildfire, absolute wildfire," said Antonio "Tony" Zavaleta, an anthropology professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville who has studied border folklore for more than 35 years. Zavaleta has seen the Santa Muerte grow in ...

     
    Doug Stoves
    Harlingen man finds homes for animals. Doug Stoves builds his life around service. Whether it’s to students in higher education, the community or animals, his passion is compassion. Now a resident of Harlingen, Stoves and his wife Eileen Mahoney

    Valley perspective on federal budget crisis It's become a daily occurrence for Dr. Mark Kroll at the University of Texas at Brownsville. The UTB business professor's eyes are glued to the news, closely monitoring the debt ceiling ..

    Former Del Rio High School athlete signs with UT-Brownsville A former Del Rio High School student-athlete will get the chance to play baseball for the University of Texas at Brownsville. Justin Chavira, son of Mark and Norma Chavira of Odem, Texas, signed a letter of intent to play for UT Brownsville in May after a ...

    Ruling: Online Ads Sufficient in Hiring Non-U.S. Residents as Academics An appeals board of the U.S. Department of Labor this week issued a ruling backing the right of the University of Texas at Brownsville to use online advertising to show that it had attempted to recruit an American for a position for which it wanted ...

    Texans shouldn't ignore border issues UT-Brownsville government professor Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera believes that more than 40,000 civilians have been killed in the north of Mexico since 2006. The number of people who have fled from their homes or voluntarily evacuated is still unknown.

    Should CPS take custody of obese children? But Dr. Joseph McCormick with the UTHSC School of Public Health at the University of Texas at Brownsville believes it could save a child's life. He said the new proposal is only for kids that are extremely obese, and only after counseling and assistants fails.

    Bombs away Miller, a University of Texas at Brownsville senior from Stevensville, Mich., came on in the sixth inning and added a three-run bomb over the scoreboard in the seventh. “That felt great. It’s sort of been a monkey on my …

    Officials say education is key to Valley's economic progress The lack thereof, could make it harder to bounce back from hard economic items. According to University of Texas at Brownsville Business Professor Mostafa Malki, Cameron County is one of the poorest in the nation. "Statistically our numbers don’t look ...

    United Way of Southern Cameron County Receives $1.5 Million Grant The grant will last nearly two years. The project is run by the United Way, but one of its partners is UT-Brownsville. Every incoming freshman will be affected by this program at the university.

    Docs may be able to get their degrees much faster One will pair UT-Austin with UT Medical School at Houston or UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; another will pair UT-Brownsville, UT Pan American in Edinburg and UT-El Paso with UT Medical Branch at Galveston or UT-Houston

    Higher ed critics target elusive 'lazy professor' "It is very easy to teach the same thing over and over," said Renee Rubin, a professor of education who retired this year from UT- Brownsville. "I would not want to see the research component go." However, Rubin said …

    HOTTEST 2011: Aaron Gutierrez He graduated from The University of Texas at Brownsville with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, and also currently works as a substitute teacher. However, his life will always have an original soundtrack.

     
    Valley Baptist Health System executive assistant inspires others by earning MBA
    As senior executive assistant to the president and CEO of Valley Baptist Health System, Andrea Chavez is focused on her high-level work at the largest health system in Cameron County. Despite working full-time in a busy office, the mother of two
     
    Universities showcase degrees to be offered at UC
    universities promoted bachelor, master and doctoral programs they will offer this fall semester in the University Center at Harlingen during two information sessions Wednesday. Besides two universities from the Rio Grande

    Wastewater projects improving Rio Grande water quality

    crews from the IBWC, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the University of Texas-Brownsville sampled the water last year in half-mile increments along a 23-mile section of the river and found …

    Brandeis grads Barrientos, Hottle take their games to college level Now, the two are getting a chance to try to carry their skills to college. Barrientos signed to play baseball at UT-Brownsville recently, while Hottle is heading to Lone Star Conference power West Texas A&M. “We had a great time here,” Barrientos said.

    Progress seen for women - in cartels Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, assistant professor of government at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, described it as “a phenomenon in which women are really gaining spaces in different types of activities, not only ...

    Get your pet groomed without leaving the house “And I hurt my back not too long ago, so doing it myself was out of the question.” Garcia, a professor at University of Texas-Brownsville and a restaurant owner, has used EcoCARE Grooming before for her pets and she said the extra cost is worth it

    Grant to aid UTEP's med school diversity Ekal said the pilot program will be conducted through a collaboration among the University of Texas at Brownsville, the University of Texas-Pan American, the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the University of Texas Health Science …

    Border Fence Failings What happened? Lucio leases the land and the business from the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB). In 2005, he rebuilt the golf course and clubhouse with an SBA loan. One year later, in September 2006, Congress announced and passed the Secure 

    Column: Illegal immigrants should not be rewarded for ignoring laws Eric Balderas, an illegal immigrant studying at Harvard University, faced deportation one year ago. University of Texas at Brownsville alumnus José Arturo Guerra faced deportation last month while in his last year of school. In both cases, the United ...

    Hispanic college degrees getting a push “There can be no excuses any longer,” Vargas said. The initiative is nationwide, and Texas partners include Castro, the University of Texas System , UT-Brownsville, UT-El Paso, the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, the Intercultural ...

    Higher Education Notes: News about Texas colleges South Texas Technology Management already supports four University of Texas System institutions: the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, UT-San Antonio,UT-Brownsville and UT-Pan American. The office is funded by member institutions and by …

    Black Holes With a “Kick” Richard H. Price of University of Texas, Brownsville; Gaurav Khanna of University of  Massachusetts, Dartmouth; and Scott Hughes at M.I.T. have a new paper in the June issue of Physical Review (subscription required), using some of the Air Force …

    Quicker medical degrees coming A second partnership involves UT-Southwestern, UT-Austin and UT Health Science Center at Houston; a third is between UT-Dallas and UT-Southwestern, and the fourth involves UT-Brownsville, UT-El Paso, UT-Pan …

    UTB program helps laid off workers start their own businesses  It's an idea aimed at helping retired and displaced teachers. One that will not only help them find work, but jump-start their own small business. "If they've been working already with a ...

    Mexican journalists chronicle lives of two who died at San Fernando slaughter “This story was an illustration of everything that people fear on the border,” said Michael Lytle, a border security expert at University of Texas at Brownsville. “It was indicative of this imbedded corruption, and it added this terror dimension

    University Center at Harlingen aims to open learning opportunities These universities are: University of Texas-Pan American, the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, Texas A&M Kingsville, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, University of Houston, Our Lady of the …

    Government stops deportation against UT-Brownsville student-body president The government has stopped deportation proceedings against José Arturo Guerra , president of the University of Texas-Brownsville Student Government Association , meaning he likely will finish his dual degrees but …

    Battle Royal for playing time Brody Chamberlain, another southpaw, will be the closer when he returns Sunday following his freshman season with the NAIA University of Texas at Brownsville Scorpions. Junior addition MacKenzie Washburn, Jeff …

    Asian-Pacific heritage focus of celebration She eventually attended the University of Texas at Brownsville and discovered a passion to teach. Untalan was recently named the Education Service Center's Region 12 Secondary Teacher of the Year for 2011.

    Sierra to direct ‘Farmingdale First’ program Sierra, who will also teach an ethics course at the college in the fall, was previously an instructor at the University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College. SituCon Systems Inc. in Port Washington welcomed …

    Passing the Passion: Tony Desjardins
    Program chair helps students achieve dreams.  Tony Desjardins is a passionate teacher who passes this love of teaching to his students at Texas State Technical College. Desjardins is also a passionate learner. He received his bachelor’s degree from University of Texas at Austin,
     

    Planning in progress for research, education park in McAllen UTPA collaborates with other universities including University of Texas-Brownsville, Texas A & M International in Laredo, Michigan State University, University of Texas-San Antonio, Texas A & M-Corpus Christi and …

     
    HARD WORK PAYS OFF: Kali Wallenta
    Wallenta set to graduate on Saturday with a degree in chemistry.  Hard work and dedication have gotten Kali Wallenta through college debt free.This Harlingen native went to Harlingen High School and took a semester off before deciding to go to the University of Texas-Brownsville. With 31 or 32 college credits

    Obama mimics Bush on the border fence Then I went to the University of Texas at Brownsville, and because they litigated against the Department of Homeland Security, they have a fence that is about 9 feet tall, chain link, painted green, and surrounded by …

    A land of sorghum, mass graves and fear “It's a state of anarchy,” said Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera , a government professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville . “People don't care about the authorities, especially the municipal authorities. Either they …
     
    Mexican border region lives in fear amid drug cartel war “The introduction of the Zetas changed the whole panorama of drug trafficking in Mexico,” says Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, a professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville. “Because of these new paramilitary practices, other groups have been made ...

    U.S. Senate candidate Sanchez a popular figure in hometown Since then, Democrats have recruited Hispanic candidates such as Victor Morales, Tony Sanchez and Linda Chavez Thompson in unsuccessful attempts to stop the party’s losing streak in statewide races, said Tony …

    Huntsman researchers: Zebrafish may help make lethal children's cancers more treatable Other authors include researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, University of Texas at Brownsville, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Children's Hospital Boston and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Tennessee.
    Enhancing academic and health professional education programs in South Texas and identifying synergies between UT Brownsville, UT Pan American and the Regional Academic Health Center and our regional campus in Laredo. Helping our emerging …

    Kitchener-Waterloo United FC gets ready for debut Burger is a senior at the University of Texas at Brownsville and won’t be back in time for the home opener. Resurrection grad Stephan Maras is the starting goalkeeper for the team that will be managed by Vojo Brisevac. Nenad Jovanovic and Ayden …

    Students Alerted About Violence in Mexico through Emergency Notification System

    Campus leaders at UT Brownsville sent out an alert on the emergency notification system. "I was pleased they informed us about it. Personally, I didn't know about it," says student Omar Oyoque. Arnulfo Castro who …
     
    Roxana Viridiana Sais
    HARLINGEN, TX.— Roxana Viridiana Sais, 20, was born on April 16, 1991 in Harlingen, Texas and passed away on May 1, 2011 in San Antonio, Texas. Roxana was a graduate of Harlingen High School and was currently attending UTB

    After 7 organ transplants in South Florida, baby ready to go home Not Delilah. "Chef Boyardee, apple sauce, banana pudding, pizza — and she loves drinking water,'' said her father, 26, who was studying drafting and design at the University of Texas at Brownsville before Delilah was 

    Royals profit from demise of senior baseball in Saint John Chamberlain, who's from Plaster Rock, is a freshman with the NAIA University of Texas at Brownsville Scorpions. He lists 'guitar' as a hobby, which should make him great for road trips but music to the Royals' ears would be Chamberlain going three up ...

    UTB Professor Makes bin Laden’s Death Topic for Class Discussion - It was a lesson of a lifetime and historic significance. A UT Brownsville professor says the death of Osama bin Laden can't be ignored in the classroom. This Politics in America class at UT Brownsville 
     
    Clara Bow Williams Zepeda
    SAN JUAN, TX.—Clara Bow Williams Zepeda passed away peacefully on May 1, 2011 in Austin, Texas.  Clara was born in Brownsville on August 22, 1930 at the former Fort Brown Army Hospital. Her parents were Frank Williams Sr. and Andrea Lopez 

    Is Bin Laden capturing a boost for President Obama?  While many Americans are feeling a heightened sense of patriotism and pride after the fall of the most wanted terrorist, Osama Bin Laden, not everyone believes it will impact President Barack Obama’s approval rating ...

    Lamar leads nation in graduate education degrees to Hispanics Other Texas universities on the Top 25 list are the University of Texas at San Antonio, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Texas International University and the University of Texas at Brownsville. California had the most schools, eight; New York ...

    Broncs to continue GWC play with new rotation On Tuesday at UT-Brownsville, Mantrana used a different pitcher in every inning because he said he wanted to get the conference rotation set. “A.J. has been strictly a bullpen guy and Kotchie has been our …

     
    Long Road Traveled: Cynthia Wise Galvan
    Galvan to receive her doctor of education from UTB and will stay on as Mercedes ISD’s ACE program director. Galvan has traveled a long and winding road to obtain the honor of putting Dr. in front of her name.On Saturday, May 21, Galvan will receive her doctor of education in curriculum and instruction

    Building at UTB Evacuated After Reports of Smoke - A building at University of Texas at Brownsville was evacuated after a smoke scare Tuesday afternoon. It happened just before 3 at the Student Union. A fire official says smoke was reportedly coming …

    Correction: Guns on Campus story AUSTIN, Texas -- In an April 12 story about delays to a Texas Senate bill that would allow concealed handgun license holders to carry weapons into college classrooms, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the University of Texas-Brownsville

    Brownsville man immobilized by disease finds freedom in gaming world For now, the Rivera High School graduate is majoring in business at the University of Texas-Brownsville. He takes his courses online — with the help of a chopstick, which he uses to press each key on his home 

    Valley lawmaker plays peacemaker for UTB/TSC 'divorce'  For the last 20 years, the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College were one school. But on February 17th, the TSC board of trustees voted to divorce themselves ...

    Martellus Bennett doesn't prefer Kitna over Romo at QB: 'I think they’re both good' Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett visited students Thursday at the REK Center on the University of Texas at Brownsville campus. Bennett, who has been working on a clothing line and a rap album, encouraged and informed students about being involved 

    Lamar grad, former Houston Cougar rips it up for UT Brownsville 

    Lamar High School graduate Felix Fanaselle played a solid game but UT-Brownsville lost to Concordia University, 7-6, in college baseball action on Tuesday. Fanaselle, a former Houston Cougar

    Mexico Drug War Mirrors Colombia Situation In The Past In reality many people died that way," says Lopez. Dr. Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera of the University of Texas at Brownsville studies both Colombian and Mexican cartels. She says Mexico is experiencing the same …

    Let guns on Texas campuses? Students fight back Lucio withdrew his support last week, accusing bill sponsor Sen. Jeff Wentworth of going back on a promise to give him more time to talk with officials at UT-Brownsville in his district. The university wants to exempt …

    Warped Space-Time Around Black Holes Visualized Whether any valuable insights will come out of the new visualization method has yet to be seen, University of Texas, Brownsville and Southmost Texas College physicist Richard Price told LiveScience. But the method has more potential than any other …

    Students have stars in their eyes Leake is at the University of Texas-Brownsville on a full scholarship, which he maintains through continued pulsar searches for the university. So, will Chen follow in his footsteps? "I am definitely considering physics as …

    In Texas, Chess-Not Football-is King: Three Texas Teams Vie for Supremacy in Final Four of Chess April 1-3 Three of those teams come from a state known for more physical sports: Texas. The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas), UT Brownsville (UTB) and Texas Tech University are headed to Washington, D.C., to compete against the University of Maryland

    Did gathering of trustees for Texas Southmost College violate Texas Open Meetings Act?

    Reporters looking into some nose-thumbing by the chairman of the board of trustees of Texas Southmost College in Brownsville are wondering whether...
     
    Into the Groove: Irving Reyes.
    UTB student starts entertainment production company.  Irving Reyes, 20, and his production company Brainwash Entertainment are at the forefront of the live music entertainment scene that has sprouted up in South Texas.Reyes, a communication major at The University of Texas at Brownsville

    Idea Public Schools Hiring 125 Teaching Jobs Rosie Maldonado a recent University of Texas at Brownsville graduate attending the recruitment hoping to land a teacher job. "This is a great opportunity for all the teachers since there is a scarcity in jobs as educators, this a great school to work for."

    UTB students speak about 'guns on campus' bill People who walk onto the University ofTexas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College grounds are greeted by a sign posted on the doors which states that weapons are prohibited on campus. However, if proposed 

    LSUS players earn conference honors 

    Smith is joined by Felix Fanaselle of the University of Texas-Brownsville as the Red River Athletic Conference Baseball Player of the Week award. Mortensen was recognized as the RRAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week for the same dates

    Authorities investigating Cameron County prosecutor's death “He was a dedicated employee and we are all saddened with this news.” Iniguez attended the University of Texas at Brownsville and then law school at the University of Houston. Authorities reported that Iniguez first joined the district attorney’s ...

    Prosecutor found dead in Mexico Iniguez, of Rancho Viejo, graduated from the University of Texas-Brownsville in 2006 n and received his doctor of jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center in 2009. . He left behind a wife and 2-year-old daughter.

    Father of Slain UTB Student Speaks Out The father of a UT Brownsville student killed at an off-campus complex last month is speaking out. The death of Santiago Bernal has been tough on his family. The Bernals came to Brownsville to find …

    Texas House committee OK's bill to allow guns on college campuses Noe Garza told lawmakers that he deserves the right to defend himself as an adjunct professor at the University of Texas-Brownsville/Texas Southmost College. “Being right on the Rio Grande River, we’ve had a lot of spillover violence” from ...

     
    Ahead of the Game: Ricky Rodriguez
    UTB-TSC senior, soccer player plans to go pro.  Since high school, Ricky Rodriguez has always been described as four years ahead of his experience on the soccer field.  “When I was in school, my only goal then was to play on the varsity team my freshman year

    Vigue and Smith Named First NAIA Baseball Players of the Week Pitcher Nominees: Julian Moya, Texas at Brownsville; Thomas Nelson, Culver-Stockton (Mo.); Jake Kolenda, Ottawa (Kan.); Matt King, Siena Heights (Mich.); Derek Gordon, Park (Mo.)

    Fitch Places Texas Southmost College District, Texas' GOs on Rating Watch Negative The ratings are placed on Negative Watch in response to the recent dissolution of the unique, long-standing partnership which has been in place since 1991 between the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.

    Veteran recognized for heroic deeds says there's no place like the United States At 24 years of age, Roger Villarreal had a steady job in a bank in Port Isabel and was attending classes at Texas Southmost College. In the summer of 1968, the last thing he wanted to do was enlist in the military. What a difference a few 

     
    David Contereas: Happy texan
    Valley Baptist nurse enjoys family life, work in Harlingen. Life is good in the Rio Grande Valley for David Contreras Jr., he said. A registered nurse in the Kleberg Cardiac Care Unit at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Harlingen, he has worked at Valley Baptist for 17 years, Contreras said.At Harlingen High

    Alamo reading “History must be constantly called into question," says Antonio Zavaleta, a professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville. Here are a few suggestions from scholars and writers. “It’s been 50 years since Walter …

     
    Wordsmith
    Official pronouncer at RGV Spelling Bee to retire after 22 years.  When the Rio Grande Valley Regional Spelling Bee is held this year, a 22-year tradition will have ended. Marty Lewis, the official pronouncer and voice of the spelling bee, is retiring.The 65-year-old Lewis, an English professor at the University of

    UTB/TSC spilt leads to threats to trustee member  In the fall of 2010, the University of Texas system informed Texas Southmost College that they would end their contract with the junior college, sometime between August 2014 and August 2015. Trey Mendez ...

    Community mourns police officer’s death at funeral

     
    Math Whiz: Mario Rada
    Algebra, calculus teacher to receive master’s degree in math. There was a time when Mario Rada was not good at mathematics.“I struggled for some reason,” said the San Benito native and Harlingen resident. “When I got to The University of Texas at Brownsville

    Bianca N. Barreda

    FGCU baseball still feeling out new guys Mahy has been with FGCU for five seasons. Former FGCU setter Roberta Santos, an assistant coach at Texas-Brownsville, also is on the list. "Danny is an incredible resource for me," said FGCU coach Dave Nichols. "I call him 'Mr. Can Do' because not 

    Unrest in Libya pushes Valley gas prices higher Professor Mostafa Malki at the University of Texas at Brownsville said, its all about supply and demand. ”Oil traders and anybody that’s interested in oil are increasing their demand, they want to buy as much as they can just in case something bad ...

    FIRST LADY ANITA PERRY AND TEXAS HISTORICAL COMMISSION HONOR BROWNSVILLE WITH TEXAS TREASURES AWARD This site, along with the Hebrew Cemetery, was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The University of Texas at Brownsville was awarded a $26,000 grant in 2010 from the National Park Service that will create a cultural landscape ...

    UTB student stabbed over the weekend identified Dr. Hilda Silva, the Vice President of Student Affairs for the University of Texas at Brownsville, released a statement expressing their condolences for the family of Santiano Daniel Bernal. Bernal was a freshman at UTB and was enrolled as an ...

    Twenty-one-year-old Santiago Bernal was stabbed at La Estancia Apartments near the UT Brownsville campus. Investigators say Bernal went to the wrong apartment and tried to enter a unit where four women lived
     

    UT Brownsville Student Stabbed to Death 

    -A 21-year-old University of Texas-Brownsville student is stabbed to death at an off-campus apartment. "I am very surprised," said Joel Villazane, a UT-Brownsville student who lives at the complex. "I wouldn't thought would have happened

    Fatal stabbing reported near UTB campus Authorities are not releasing the name of the victim until next of kin has been notified. The apartment complex is located blocks away from the University of Texas at Brownsville campus and is home to many students.

    Students,staff protest UTB/TSC separation  University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College students and faculty were doing more than just teaching and learning today. Some roamed the campus in a rage …

     
    HARLINGEN — Eleazar Cortez
    Eleazar Cortez, 60, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 17, 2011. He was born on April 29, 1950 in San Benito, TX to Placido, Sr. and Eva Cortez; he resided in Harlingen, TX for the past 36 years. He graduated from San Benito High School
     
    History Lesson: Demaracus Gatlin
    Iraq War vet comes to Valley, researches past Demaracus Gatlin is learning about his past by way of a history class project at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. Along with a fellow student, he has curated “Lest We Forget: Slavery and Jim Crow in America

    Inside the office of Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas): David A. Polin Jr. He has even been an elected official himself, holding the position of Senate president at his college, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (which are combined institutions). “The administration hated us,” Polin said of ...

    UTB Reacts to Agent’s Death Jaime Zapata, the ICE agent who was killed in an attack in Mexico, has roots in Brownsville, attending Hanna High School and graduating from the University of Texas at Brownsville. Zapata earned a …

    Agent battled with his killers

    He's survived by his family in Brownsville. He graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and started his law enforcement career with the U.S. Border Patrol in Yuma …

     
    Lifetime Learner: Sylvia Rendon
    Teaching facilitator thrives in front of students Standing in front of a crowd of wide-eyed children, Sylvia Rendon feels right at home. So when the 25-year educator gets the opportunity to step back into the teacher’s role at Bowie Elementary School

    Senators warned budget cuts could hurt higher ed At UT-Brownsville, which has the second-lowest tuition rate in the UT system at about $2,800 per semester, that would be hard to do, President Juliet Garcia said. "Even at that bare-bones level," Garcia said. "We would fall short."

    Prickly delicacy Tony Zavaleta, professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, said the earliest manuscripts written by Spaniards in Mexico in the 1500s describe the use of nopales. …

     

    Valley out of the ice but still in cold 

    Volunteer Tom Wilson, a student at UT-Brownsville, helps weigh and measure green sea turtles at the UT-Pan American Coastal Studies lab on South Padre ...

    25 Universities With the Worst Graduation Rates In my last post, I shared a list of the 25 state universities with the best four-year graduation rates . If you missed the post, here it is: Today it’s hall of shame time. I’m sharing the 25 state colleges and universities …

     
    One call at a time: Dianeth Rodriguez
    UTB-TSC senior assists in diabetes research Dianeth Rodriguez is working one telephone call at a time to change the culinary and lifestyle habits of Brownsville parents to help combat diabetes. Rodriguez, 21, a Mercedes resident and senior psychology

     

    TEA Commissioner Robert Scott to Receive Pre-K Award

    Texas Today Rodríguez is a Spanish instructor at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas State Technical College Harlingen. For more information about this event, e-mail Rubí Ugofsky-Méndez at rugofsky-mendez@umhb.edu or call (254) 295-4631.

     
    LA FERIA Alton Garner O’Keeffe
    Alton Garner O’Keeffe, 81, passed away Thursday, January 27, 2011.Al was born August 20, 1929 in Pandora, TX.Visitation hours will be held at Buck Ashcraft Funeral Home, Monday, January 31, 2011 from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM, with the family
     
    HARLINGEN Herman Wise
    Herman Wise, age 80, of Harlingen, Texas went to be with our Lord peacefully on January 26, 2011. His final days were spent surrounded by family and friends. Born June 6, 1930 in San Benito, Texas to Dolores & Jesus Miguel Wise who were well known..

    UTB EMS Training Prepares for Border Violence If border violence escalated in the Lower Valley, UT Brownsville would be a staging area for medical treatment. A three day training class is educating first responders on what to do.

    Eric Gonzalez Returning to WhiteWings as Player-Coach The Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings announced Wednesday that they have picked up the option on third baseman Eric Gonzalez (6-0, 200, University ofTexas-Brownsville), who returns not only as a player, but hitting coach as well

    600,000 to go to science and engineering juniors with grad school hopes Academically talented engineering and science students could gain funding for their senior year and two of their graduate years. Last week, the National Science Foundation granted UTA $600,000 to fund 22 students interested in graduating with engineering ...
     
    Living Heartily: Valerie Arizmendi
    Mom, wife, nurse, volunteer and Harley Davidson rider. There are many interesting aspects of Valerie Arizmendi’s life. This Buffalo, N.Y. native has lived in the Rio Grande Valley since she was a sophomore in high school. She moved here in the summer between ..

    Valley residents talk about President Obama’s State of the Union Address University of Texas at Brownsville Professor Dr. Carlos Figueroa is hopeful that President Obama will use Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address as a platform to get back to basics. “The key is telling ...

     

    One-size-fits-all cuts would devastate border schools As UT-Brownsville President Juliet Garcia explained, the set-aside pool has helped border institutions expand their degree offerings, which, in turn, has led to booming enrollments. “You could make the argument that maybe we've had enough,” Garcia said 

    Last large stand of rare palm reopens in Valley Rabb's preservation of what became the nucleus for the sanctuary makes him part of the story, said Larry Lof, a University of Texas-Brownsville professor and president of the Gorgas Foundation. Lof, who was honored by the Texas Society of Architects for …

    UMBC's Erenburg rebounds in Berkeley Erenburg clinched second\ place in a tense last-round battle with Uzbek-born GM Timur Gareev, now a star with UMBC rival University of Texas at Brownsville. The Ruy Lopez Exchange line often leads to long positional …

    MAGNETICS 2011 to Host Industry Leading Line-Up of Speakers ( BUSINESS WIRE )--MAGNETICS 2011, the world’s premier forum on magnetic applications, technologies and materials, has announced its 7th annual event will take place March 1-2, 2011 at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio.

    A Dallas University Finishes on Top in a Showdown New York Times The second tier was made up of everyone else. No more. With aggressive campaigns to recruit top players, the University of Texas, Brownsville, and Texas Tech University have joined the top tier. Haraldur Karlsson, who …

    Police Searching for Person of Interest in Assault Police believe she met the assailant at the University of Texas at Brownsville, but say the alleged assault took place off campus. The man police are looking for is only a person of interest. Investigators want to ask him …

    Zumba: Homer Longoria

    Drug war part of campus life When the rattle of gunfire and pop of grenades woke Rene Cardona from his dorm bed at the University of Texas at Brownsville / Texas Southmost College , he brushed it off as another drug war …

     

    Slice Of Life column 

    The University of Texas-Brownsville graduate is currently working on his master's degree to become a principal. "I always knew I wanted to be a teacher,"

    Michael Lytle Demonstrates Multifaceted Involvement and Contributions to Forensic Science

    BROWNSVILLE, TX, December 21, 2010 /Cambridge Who's Who/ -- Michael A. Lytle, Associate Professor for The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, has been named Cambridge Who's …

    Leaked cables paint gloomy picture of Mexico's drug war Discussing the leaked cables, Michael Lytle, an associate professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville with a long background in counter-narcotic intelligence work with both the State Department and the Department of Homeland Security, remarked …

    Vida M Jagou

    College notes: Sheffer leads U-M to victory December baseball for Miller Lakeshore graduate Adam Miller is playing baseball for the University of Texas at Brownsville. The school had its own Scorpion World Series, a set of intersquad games, in late November and early December.

     

    Chess Team Preparing for Brisk Holiday Schedule 

    “Texas Tech and UT Brownsville, with their four and three grandmasters respectively, have equal seats at the table. The tournament is stronger and more ...

     

    WESLACO, TX. — Howard L. McFarland

     

    Valley residents react to 'least intelligent' cities survey 

    Dr. Antonio Zavaletta, a professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville tells us he has done extensive research on the life and people of the valley

     

    New Book Chronicles World War II through the Eyes of a Child Peter Gawenda resides in Brownsville, Texas where he is Dean of the College of Applied Technology and General Studies for The University ofTexas at Brownsville and Texas Southwest College

    Donations From Car Show Help Family Who Lost Home in Fire Toys were donated as part of a car show held this weekend. The auto mechanic group from the University of Texas at Brownsville started the toy drive. The group saw the CHANNEL 5 NEWS story last night and decided …

    Lee's Ferreira Named First Team All-American The transfer from Uberlandia, Brazil earned the first team honor last season at the University of Texas-Brownsville. “Arlene is well deserving of First Team,” said Lee head coach Andrea Hudson. “She had an excellent year both offensively and defensively

    Seniors at Hanna High School said they’ve applied to universities like The University of Houston, University of Texas at Austin, Baylor University, The University of Texas Pan American and The University of Texas at Brownsville/Southmost College

    STC professor tapped to serve as U.S. marshal It’s one of the largest districts." Soto began his law enforcement career as a Houston police officer in 1979 after attending Texas Southmost College and University of Texas at Brownsville — then known as

    Pan American University at Brownsville.

    Columbia takes out top-ranked Lee 

    Arlene Ferreira, one of two Texas-Brownsville transfers who helped Lee fashion a sensational 39-1 season, finished her junior season with a team-leading 11 ...

     

    UT System officials spell out plans for Valley vision 

    Cigarroa said he hopes to come up with $4 million to $5 million for hiring faculty members in science, technology, engineering and math at UT-Brownsville ...

     

    Valley nursing field increases 

    With changes coming to The University of Texas at Brownsville/Texas Southmost College, including the addition of a College of Nursing

     

    Chargers make Lee work for it 

    ... said Lee standout Arlene Ferreira, one of three Brazilians in the Flames' lineup, two of them transfers from Texas at Brownsville

    NAIA Volleyball Tournament Capsules However, they've found a new leader (397 kills) in junior transfer Arlene Ferreira, a 5-8 outside hitter from Brazil who was a first-team All-American last year for Texas at Brownsville. Key holdovers are 6-1 senior Kayla Carlisle (298), 5-10 junior ...

    Volleyball National Championship Preview Biola, Embry-Riddle (Fla.), Bellevue (Neb.), Texas at Brownsville and Taylor (Ind.).

    ALLSPACH: NAIA snubs; North girls approach zenith Officially, the school with longest name in the NAIA national women's volleyball tournament this week is second-seeded University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, UTB-TSC for short

    Scorpions' Ferreira learning fast The journey from Minas Gerais, Brazil, to Brownsville is just beginning for Tamires Ferreira. The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College freshman setter leads the team with 7.4 assists per game and is a key reason why the …

     

    GOV. PERRY APPOINTS PEREZ TO TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION 

    ... and past board member of the Southmost Lions Club. Perez received an associate degree fromTexas Southmost College and attended the National Fire Academy

    No. 1 Lee volleyball aims high All of Lee's returning players plus Brazilian transfers Arlene Ferreira and Valquiria Caboclo from Texas-Brownsville -- which made the final eight in 2009 -- know what it's like to get close to a national title, and that helps, Hudson ...

     

    Reading United players honored by college conferences 

    ... a team second-best seven points (three goals and one assist) in his first season with Delaware, after transferring from NAIA power Texas-Brownsville.

     

    People in the News 

    ... State University, Sacramento since 2006 and earlier was the dean of science and technology for the University of Texas, Brownsville from 2004 to 2006.

    Danger dividing border communities All my research is in Mexico. I’ve carried on a love affair with Mexico all of my life,” said Antonio Zavaleta, 63, provost at the University of Texas at Brownsville. His family goes back five generations here and, as a child, Zavaleta crossed back and

    Lee's Ferreira Headlines SSAC Volleyball Awards The transfer from Uberlandia, Brazil was a First-Team NAIA All-American last season while playing for the University of Texas-Brownsville.

    Lee’s Ferreira tops All-SSAC volleyball Valquiria Caboclo, who joined NAIA first-team All-American and fellow Brazilian Ferreira in transferring from Texas-Brownsville, joined her also on the All-SSAC first team

    Vice Provost Candidates to Visit IU Prior to that, she spent seven years as vice president for enrollment management at The University of Texas Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. She has also been an administrator at colleges in Washington, Oregon, Wyoming, Montana 

     

    UT Pulls Plug on Partnership 

    The partnership between the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College -- in which the four-year university and the community college ...

    UT Regents Hope to Rescue Higher Ed Partnership Texas Tribune

    After Big Political Gains In 2010, Tea Party Plans For Long Haul She resigned in the middle of her term as governor, and that will be used against her," said Terence Garrett, professor of political science at the University of Texas at Brownsville. "She's flavor of the month right now, but she doesn't have the gravitas."

     

    UT-Brownsville Back To Normal: No Drug-War Gunshots Today (So Far)

    ... students and faculty home, fearful that a stray bullet may find an innocent mark on campus, UT-Brownsville spokeswoman Letty Fernandez tells Hair Balls

    UTB Events Affected by Border Violence Adam Cardona is a sophomore at the University of Texas at Brownsville. He said he never imagined his college experience would involve an almost daily occurrence of gunshot rings “It is getting to close for comfort there’s been a recent occurrence where …

     

    Ortiz not conceding District 27 

    “People are flabbergasted,” University of Texas-Brownsville professor Anthony Knopp said, admitting he was downing humble pie for predicting the dean of ...

     

    Stunned Democrats regroup after statewide losses 

    ... number of Hispanic voters should be the party's top priority, said Terence Garrett, a government professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville.

     

    Republicans widen local appeal, use voters dissatisfied with incumbents to... 

    Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, an assistant professor at University of Texas at Brownsville and an expert on American Hispanic politics, said she saw the ...

    Associated Builders & Contractors honors firms for San Antonio area projects Institutional projects of between $5 million and $10 million, the W.B. Ball Early Childhood Center • Parsippany, N.J.-based Skanska USA Building: Institutional projects of between $10 million and $25 million, the Texas Southmost College Arts Center ...

    Political activists' encourage elderly to vote Norman Binder, a retired University of Texas at Brownsville professor, said the influence of politiqueras on the electoral process has dramatically decreased as voters become more educated and make up their own minds about candidates

    Anti-incumbent sentiment makes inroads in South Texas As surprising as it sounds, the tea party is mobilizing Hispanic voters," said Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, a professor of government at the University of Texas at Brownsville. "It used to be that Hispanics would not vote for an Anglo candidate, but I think ...

     

    UTB Officials Speak On Valley Border Violence 

    Studies at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, is working to provide the public with the reality of border violence.

     

    UTB professor speaks about violence in Mexico

     

    Immigration 'takes a role' at UTB

     

    UT-Brownsville Men Continue Utter Dominance Of Conference Foes

    Looking like a team ready for a run into the postseason again, UTB/TSC looked like a buzz-saw in a 6-0 rout over Southwestern Assemblies ...

    The Power of Belief assistant provost and professor of anthropology at the University of Texas at Brownsville. “More than that, many are also serving the community as physical doctors,” he said. “There are some who are experts in medicinal plants; someone else might set …

    Sweet Success

    Actor reminisces TSC days and hit musical run of 'The Fantasticks'

    Let's Make a Deal The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College have had a cozy relationship since 1991, when the two signed an agreement to pool their resources and allow students to seamlessly transfer between the community college and the …

     

    New UTB-TSC accord on track 

    Under the new agreement, Texas Southmost College and the University of Texas at Brownsville would transfer their assets to a trust to form one legal entity

    OBITUARY: Pamela Knowles and taught Nursing at the University of Texas Brownsville. She retired with Mr. Knowles in 2005 and lived in South Padre Island, Texas. Preceding her in death were her daughter, Gwendolyn Knowles; her sister, Jackie Peal-Cobb; and her parents, Harold and …

    Calverley earns POW honors 

    Jessica Lopez (Wiley College) was the Hitter of the Week, while two players, Gregner Gotay-Quinones (UT-Brownsville) and Sarah Lindsay (Our Lady of the ...

     

    Special service held for slain UTB student Jonathan Torres 

    Jonathan Torres's death is still something that friends, classmates and faculty at the University ofTexas at Brownsville can not come to ...

     

    Dahlonega native murdered in Mexico

    ... vigil on the campus of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College last Friday following his shooting death in Mexico.

     

    Woman, 101, to become US citizen with help of 69-year-old document 

    ... according to Anthony Knopp, a history professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville specializing in US-Mexico border relations.
     

    Northwestern remains fourth in NAIA volleyball University of Texas at Brownsville (19-0) is fifth. Dordt (23-5) slipped one spot to No. 19 while Doane (17-4) dropped a spot to No. 16 in the NAIA weekly poll

    UTB-TSC Capsules: Scorpions knock off No. 11 University of Mobile The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College scored twice during the first half and held off a furious University of Mobile (Ala.) charge in the second for a 2-1 men’s soccer victory Sunday at REK Center Field. No. 11 UM is 7-2-2 ...

    Grant to Connect Universities and Colleges Throughout Valley UT Brownsville, South Texas College, Texas State Technical College, and the University of Texas Health Science Center. "This is a great opportunity for the four counties and the educational systems that will benefit from this service," U.S. Representative ...

     

    Americans on a deadly pace in Mexico 

    ... according to a statement issued by Leticia "Letty" Fernandez, a spokeswoman for the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College

     

    Vigil Held for Slain UTB Student

    Torres was a 19-year-old student at the University of Texas Brownsville. He went to Matamoros last Thursday and never came back.
     

    Family, friends react to UTB student's cartel-related death A 18-year-old freshman at the University of Texas at Brownsville is dead following an incident where cartel members allegedly hijacked a bus in Mexico. Details about the incident or where it took place were not immediately available but UTB officials ...

    A 18-year-old freshman at the University of Texas at Brownsville is dead following an incident where cartel members allegedly hijacked a bus in Mexico. Details about the incident or where it took place were not immediately available but UTB officials ...

     

    UTB Student Killed in Mexico 

    KRGV
    He was a freshman student at the University of Texas Brownsville. A UTB spokesperson says Torres was traveling in Mexico, visiting family.

    Proposed UTB-TSC agreement spurs debate student government president at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, also had a comment. “You guys are talking about power, and you guys are talking about documents,” he said. “I am here to tell you, and do not take …

    On the air online: Susie Cantu

    W. Volleyball Top-Six Teams Maintain Position in Fifth Edition of Tachikara-NAIA Volleyball Coaches' Top 25 Poll Fresno Pacific (Calif.) spends 40th-consecutive week at No. 1, two enter for first time this season

    A Master Motivator then went on to earn volleyball scholarships to both the University of Texas-Brownsville and Tennessee State University. After graduating from TSU in 1999, she headed back to Killeen, taking a job teaching sixth-grade …

     

    Farmers' market kicks off season an environmental science professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, was showcasing his photography. “It is pulling out part of Brownsville you just don’t get to see,” he said, referring to the community of local ...

     

    UTB-TSC Capsules: Scorpions back at REK on Saturday for first time since 2009 The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College men’s soccer team has never lost a game at REK Center Field, which will be the setting Saturday when the Scorpions play host to Our Lady of the Lake in a critical Red River Athletic …

    Flag on ring upsets some

    Brownsville Herald -
    ... almost indiscernible image on the official class ring for the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College — the Mexican flag.
     

    Goldsmith Becomes New Chief Information Officer at UTB/TSC  A Rio Grande Valley native has become the new chief information offer at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. Dr. Clair Woodrow ...

     

    College of Liberal Arts Receives Federal Grant for Student Development 

     

    What's more important, your kid's life or a good education? Don't answer that! 

    CultureMap
    Five Texas schools make the list, as well — University of Texas-Brownsville, Texas A&M, Sam Houston State University (might have something to do with the ...

     

    Community Flu Response Plan Cited in Study 

    HSToday (blog)
    ... county and city health departments, a school of public health, the University of Texas-Brownsville, local schools, adult and child daycare facilities,

     

     

    Clarence Eric Lautzenheiser Sr.
    Bandera County Courier

    After graduating from Harlingen High School in 1939, Lautzy attended Brownsville Junior College. In 1940, the 18 year old was already accomplished pilot

     

    One former CAP student forgoes UT Austin after finding her place on campus at UTA 

    UTA The Shorthorn
    -The other sister schools, UT-Brownsville, UT-El Paso, UT-Pan American, UT- Permian Basin and UT-Tyler rarely contribute more than 10 students to those ...

     

    Lee's Ferreira Is SSAC Volleyball Player Of The Week 

    The Chattanoogan
    Ferreira is a new addition to the squad, having transferred to Lee this fall from the University of Texas-Brownsville. For the week, Ferreira, a junior from ...

     

    This Week On The Space Show 

    Space Fellowship
    Currently she is pursuing her PhD at the University of Texas at Brownsville, at the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy.

    Reports of violence shake Matamoros The University of Texas at Brownsville, a stone's throw from the Rio Grande, has begun emergency training for staff and students and has equipped the campus to warn of errant gunfire. A discharged bullet was found on ...

    Brownsville on alert following shootings in Matamoros 

    San Antonio Express
    Campus police at the University of Texas-Brownsville went door-to-door after receiving a US government alert of the violence, police Lt. Armando Pulido ...

    Columbia College volleyball team sweeps McKendree 

    Columbia Missourian
    The Cougars will travel to Brownsville, Texas on Thursday to get prepared for a tournament this weekend hosted by Texas-Brownsville. Texas-Brownsville gave ...

    Pork Alert: House Financial Services CAGW's Pork Patrol(SM) Takes a Closer Look ... Solomon Ortiz (D-Texas) for the University of Texas-Brownsville. Since the University of Texas' $15.6 billion endowment is the largest of any public university, the institution should not need or ask for government ...

    UTB-TSC professor travels to Guinea David W. Hicks, assistant professor of Biology at the University of Texas at brownsvile and Texas Southmost College, left Friday to the island of Bioko, Equatorial Guinea, Africa, as part of an initiative ...

    UTB/TSC, Foundations Celebrate Establishment of S.T.E.P.S. Endowment  The University of Texas System Brownsville issued the following news release: Leaders of The University of Texas at ...

     

    ITEC audit reveals problems 

    Brownsville Herald
    The latest audit was completed in March for the facility, which is part of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College

     

    Meletha B. Everett Honored for Excellence in Poetry & Visual Arts 

    24-7PressRelease.com (press release) - ‎Sep 8, 2010‎
    Ms. Everett attended Texas Southmost College and Texas A&M University - Laredo. She completed industry-related coursework at San Miguel de Allende in Mexico ...

    Chess Champ Triumphs in Case of Déjà Vu

    Complex returns to full operation after brief renovations The University Student Recreation Complex is in full operation after a brief closure this month, ending a two-year saga of repairs following Hurricane Gustav. The UREC SRC underwent a one-week “cosmetic ...

     

    Many local college students wouldn't mind sharing a dorm room with opposite sex 

    Monitor 
    I don't think that's right,” said Lucio, 20, a bilingual education junior at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.

     

    What's next for Lady Trappers? 

    Powell Tribune 
    Barros departed the Trappers' program over the summer and took her game to Texas-Brownsville for the season. In her absence, the Trappers will look for some ...

     

    Candor has become an early casualty A couple of Texas politicians, both seeking re-election in November, have taken the political lie to new lows. By now people should be used to politicians’ tendency to stretch the truth. It’s hard to think ...

     

    Obama signs $600 million bill for border 

    San Diego Union Tribune - ‎Aug 13, 2010‎
    But statistics can be deceiving, said Michael Lytle, an expert on national security and a professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville.

    Budget cuts diminish UT’s edge UT President William Powers Jr. speaks at a Board of Regents meeting Thursday about the challenge of trimming the University’s budget. There’s no way around it — the 10-percent state-directed budget cut poses a ...

    Obama Will Raise College Graduation Rates by Asking Politely Obama will also use the opportunity to call out conservatives in Congress on their college-hating ways: according to the Times , “advisers to Mr. Obama say he will use it to remind Americans that, with just ...

     

    Experts: Improved access to standard health care could erode use of folk medicine

    ... not replace it, said Antonio Zavaleta, director of the Texas Center for Border and Transnational Studies at the University of Texas-Brownsville

    New dean of San Diego State University-Imperial Valley campus speaks CALEXICO — As about 150 transfer students gathered information about San Diego State University’s Imperial Valley campus, they were not alone in being new to SDSU. SDSU-IV’s new dean, David Pearson, has ...

    Senior Year Can Wait -- I'm Working at JPL! High school intern Jessica Liang dons 3D glasses to look at some Mars images in her cubicle at JPL. Imagine you're at school, munching on a cheeseburger during lunch ...

    Cambridge Publishing's 2009 Professional of the Year Beatriz von Ohlen Gives ...

    "I'm an assistant medical technical instructor at The University of Texas at Brownsville," she started. "I teach in [its] associate degree nursing ...

     

    Shaghayegh Azadi-Setayesh Inducted into Cambridge Who's Who 

    24-7PressRelease.com (press release) 
    At The University of Texas at Brownsville, she is responsible for instructing students in algebra, pre-calculus and calculus. Ms. Azadi-Setayesh also acts ...

     

    Advanced extraterrestrial UFOs travelling with the help of Faster-than-light ... 

    India Daily
    Over the last several years, Astrophysicists working out of the University of Texas at Brownsville have been studying an interesting pulsar about 10000 ...

     

    Future Nursing Student Wins $500 Scholarship from College Admissions Assistance 

    PR Web (press release) - ‎Jul 21, 2010‎
    She'll be majoring in nursing at UT Brownsville. She likes the fact that she will be close to her family while attending college.

    Why putting cactus in your mouth isn't the worst idea ever Emilia’s Restaurant serves nopalitos in a broad variety of ways. One of the more popular dishes, says Silvia Contreras, manager of the restaurant at 605 West Elizabeth Street, is fajitas …

    Public Schools in Emerging Region Named Among Nation's Best Rio South Texas Has Top ... In addition to offering global manufacturing companies one of the most competitive locations in the world, Rio South Texas …

    Top 10 Reasons for Choosing the Online M.Ed. in Educational Technology from UT ... PRLog (Press Release) – Jul 19, 2010 – With all the options for a Masters Degree in Educational Technology available on the web, how do I know which program is best for me? 

    'Less with less': Area institutes of higher education plan for deep budget cuts

    ... supply of school teachers, nurses and civil engineers from UTPA and the University of Texas-Brownsville failed to meet the Valley's annual job openings.

    ORTIZ ANNOUNCES $25000 GRANT TO HELP PRESERVE FORT BROWN

    Ortiz (D-Texas) announced a $26000 grant today to The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College by the National Park Service.

    Secretary Locke Announces Recovery Act Investments to Expand Broadband Internet ... The U.S. Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications & Information Administration issued …

    Zumaya’s latest misfortune is sadly in character There was always something too good to be true about Detroit Tigers pitcher Joel Zumaya. He threw impossibly hard. He was impossibly charismatic, with his tattoos and his grin and his glare

    Valley veterans share employment woes

    UTPA enrolls an average of 400 veterans per semester, as does the University of Texas-Brownsville/Texas Southmost College. However, the schools have been ...

     

    Brownsville Chess Teams Get Some National Pub 

    Russell Harwood, chess director at the University of Texas at Brownsville, tells Hair Balls that HBO reporter Mary Carillo, along with a film crew from ..

     

    Featured fighters earn wins on Solo Boxeo Tecate show 

    So far, the summer is going pretty well for Molina as he graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College last month with a ...

    Better Educated Work Force Needed for Jobs in Near Future If there’s one thing on which a majority of Americans can agree, it is that there aren’t enough jobs to go around these days. But if Americans don’t become better educated, they risk finding that the opposite will ...

    College of Staten Island names Vernon Mummert athletic… Vernon Mummert began his intercollegiate athletics career as an equipment manager at Drew University. That the 57-year-old Baltimore native now has a plaque in the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame speaks volumes about ...

    Curandero shares insight into mystical practices 

    ... means to cure or heal, said Tony Zavaleta, vice president for external affairs at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.

    Arjun Sanga to lead tech transfer for UT branches in San…  Arjun Sanga , J.D., has been named executive director of South Texas Technology Management, a regional technology transfer office that serves four University of Texas institutions (the UT Health ...

    Experts find fault with US border strategy 

    But Michael Lytle, a national security expert and associate professor at the University of Texas-Brownsville, said the border remains porous and dangerous, ..

    UA students attend national conference on race and ethnicity… The 23rd annual conference, sponsored primarily by the Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies at the University of Oklahoma, is designed to assist higher education institutions to create inclusive environments ...

     

    Rio Grande water tested for bacteria 

    Students at the University of Texas at Brownsville focused on intensive sampling, testing a 20 mile section of the river.

    Path to Opportunity – Community Colleges Serving Adult… This week we posted short videos about three adult students who are pursuing education at community colleges to secure a good job and a good life: Claudia Rodriguez, a veteran of the war in Iraq, attends Texas Southmost ...

    Maricopa Colleges narrows search for IT chief  Steve Chen, CIO at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. • Marilyn Delmont, vice president and CIO for Minnesota State University. • George Kahkedjian, CIO for Connecticut State University System

    South Padre Island sees signs of economic recovery 

    ... nationals to contribute to the tourism industry, said Rafael Otero, the interim dean of the School of Business at the University of Texas-Brownsville.

    WhiteWings Set Opening Day Roster The WhiteWings are carrying 11 position players, in third baseman Eric Gonzalez(6-0, 200, UT-Brownsville), catcher Kevin Griffin (5-10, 195, Ferrum College),shortstop Jose Fulgencio (6-1, 162, New Jersey City University), catcher/first…

    SDSU-IV campus secures new dean Pearson serves as vice president for partnership affairs at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. Pearson said the two institutions are fused into one and he is officially a University of Texas employee.

    San Diego State University-Imperial Valley campus dean announced 

    “Pearson's extensive and successful academic and administrative experience at University of Texas at Brownsville will greatly benefit our Imperial Valley ...

    Hispanic High School Dropouts Less Likely to Pursue GED ... Latinas in the Rio Grande Valley, and it is a crisis with a capital 'C,'" said Tony Zavaleta, vice president of external affairs at the University of Texas at Brownsville andTexas Southmost College. "We are not keeping our students in…

    Analysts: Brownsville mayor's DWI a disruption ... that an acknowledgment of his responsibility, and an apology, might help,” said Tony Knopp, professor emeritus of History at the University of Texas at Brownsville andTexas Southmost College. “But I don’t know how much.” Ahumada’s ...

    Clouds Over Campus 

    ... Cigarroa was also quite clear that he expects more from UT-Austin than he does from smaller, less research-centered campuses like UT-Brownsville

     

    Myths of the Border, down Mexico way 

    Zavaleta, special assistant to the provost of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, recalled an incident last fall when stray ...

     

    Baylor College of Medicine gets $14.9M NIH stimulus fund grant 

    The other Texas entities receiving money include: Texas A&M University, University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, University of Texas ...

     

    Study: One in six UTB students graduate on time 

    A recent study from the US Department of Education placed the University of Texas at Brownsville in the bottom five of public universities ...

    Gunmen kill Reynosa public official, Valle Hermoso mayoral…Tony Knopp, a history and government professor at The University ofTexas-Brownsville, said Guajardo’s murder came at a time that PAN hardened its stance against organized crime. Knopp said the murder — likely perpetrated by drug cartel…

    2010 Baseball National Championship Opening Round Qualifiers… South Carolina-Beaufort, Texas at Brownsville, Vanguard (Calif.) and York (Neb.). Four teams are making at least their 10 th trip to the National Championship led by the 29 appearances of Lewis-Clark State. Cumberland (Tenn.), Oklahoma City…

    TEXAS READS: University historians offer three new books 

    Medrano teaches at UT Brownsville. Civil War: Professor Charles David Grear is the author of “Why Texans Fought in the Civil War” (Texas A&M University ...

     

    The Graduation Gap

    For years, Texas universities have focused on getting more students onto to their campuses. The hard part, it turns out, is getting them to leave in no more than six years. Of the 32 state universities tracked by the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics, only five have self-reported graduation rates above 50 percent.

     

    CMAS to host symposium on legacy of Américo Paredes Manuel Medrano, professor of history, the University of Texas at Brownsville; Dr. Teresa McKenna, associate professor of English, American studies and ethnicity, and Spanish and Portuguese, the University of Southern California

    UTPA ROTC program celebrates 30 years of producing officers 

    Currently the program in conjunction with The University of Texas-Brownsville has 64 cadets, but the road to 30 years of effort has sometimes been bumpy.

     

    Three finalists named for Bemidji State University presidency 

    Previously, she was dean of the business school at the University of Texas at Brownsvilleand Texas Southmost College, chief academic officer at the ...

    Briefly in the Arts Medrano, a history professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville, co-authored Charro Days in Brownsville and Medieval Culture and the Mexican American Borderlands .

    Action 4 Investigates: Obtaining Sulfuric Acid 

    Action 4 News spoke to Mayra Rendon, the Chemistry Lab Coordinator at the University of Texas at Brownsville-Texas Southmost College

    SOU to interview finalists to head athletics Before that, Mummert was athletic director at NAIA Texas-Brownsville 

     

    Unique BSU-NTC partnership brings candidate to Bemidji 

    She has filled a variety of administrative roles, including dean of the business school at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost ...

    Americo Paredes: In His Own Words, an Authorized Manuel Medrano of the University of Texas-Brownsville wrote the book over a ten year period from interviews he conducted with Dr. Paredes over the last few years of Paredes's life. The book, for a comprehensive and authorized biography

    Final three semifinalists for BSU-NTC president From 1994-2005, she was dean of the business school at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. She also served as chief academic officer at the University of Texas Telecam-pus MBA Online from 1996-2005

    Comet Comeback: UT Dallas Vies for President's Cup 

    “We saw it coming at last year's Final Four with UT Brownsville's strong finish. This year they have three grandmasters and are the Number 2 seed.

     

    Knapp, Valley Baptist hospitals to merge 

    ... I think hospitals saw the writing on the wall," Dianna Garcia-Smith, an assistant professor at the University Texas-Brownsville

     

    Engagement: Zuviri-Ceres She is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas at Brownsville. She is employed by Mission Regional Medical Center as a Registered Nurse. The groom-elect graduated from the University of Texas-Pan…

     

    Eric Gonzalez Joining WhiteWings 

     University of Texas-Brownsville and Texas Southmost College). The WhiteWings will introduce Gonzalez

     

    Economic Councils Collaborate To Bring Manufacturing Jobs To Texas

    ... Tyco is adding jobs in Harlingen and a new biofuels company is working with the University ofTexas-Brownsville/Texas Southmost College," says Carolyn ...

     

    New flag ceremony instituted

    “We have now extended our program to UT-Brownsville as well.” The idea was originally proposed before Rivers' tenure at UTPA began but did not gain steam at ...

     

    Joseph Nelson: Retired Dallas firefighter

    Mr. Nelson was educated at what is now the University of Texas at Brownsville and the University of Texas-Pan American in Edinburg, where he received his ...

     

    Texas Cities, Schools, State Parks Win $32 Million in Funding for Solar Projects

    Texas Southmost College, Harlingen, $1526474.88 award, $344600 match. The college will install a 206-kw hybrid system composed of photovoltaic panels and a ...

     

    One year after horrific bus crash, victims struggle to heal

    Georgina said she questions whether her 71-year-old husband, who was an instructor at the University of Texas-Brownsville, will ever heal

     

    Mexico violence scars border life

    Zavaleta, special assistant to the provost of the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, recalled an incident last fall when stray ...

    Bracing for budget cuts, UT hikes tuition UT-Dallas: Tuition up 3.95 percent; total cost, $5,109. UT-El Paso: Tuition up 4.45 percent; total cost, $3,284. UT-Brownsville: Tuition up 4.99 percent; total cost, $2,947. Source: UT Students at the University

    UTPA, UTB tuition increases confirmed AUSTIN — Students attending the Rio Grande Valley’s two public universities will be paying more for their education over the next two years. The University of Texas Board of Regents approved tuition and fee increases for its nine academic…

    New ministry at UT-Brownsville brings hope to students

    ... prayerwalked the University of Texas at Brownsville campus months ago, he asked God to open doors for a Baptist Student Ministry

     

    Unhealthy numbers

    The University of Texas-Pan American and University of Texas at Brownsville-Texas Southmost College both have nursing programs, and smaller vocational ...

     

    UT System schools submit trimmed-down budgets in wake of sales-tax shortfall

    The University of Texas at Brownsville — currently partnered with Texas Southmost College — indicated in their budget-reduction plan that they would have to ...

     

    UNM partners up to promote U.S.-Mexico border research center

     

    Hidalgo County’s mobile voting unit could lessen politiqueras’ influence