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A new grant to UTRGV will help train students to become the next generation of agricultural research scientists focused on future challenges in climate change and food security.
USDA grant to UTRGV nurtures new scientists to address food challenges. UTRGV biology student Roxann Lerma uses a special, filtered tool to collect wasps (Tamarixia radiata) that can help manage citrus greening disease. Her research is conducted under a grant in which UTRGV and other students ...
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Nothing was off the table for The University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven, who was in the Rio Grande Valley on Friday, July 22, as guest speaker for the Newsmaker Breakfast Series.
McRaven talks UTRGV, campus carry and the future of higher education. Carlos Sanchez (right), executive editor of The Monitor, interviews The University of Texas System Chancellor William H. McRaven (left) during the Newsmaker Breakfast Series on Friday, July 22, 2016, at the McAllen Convention ...
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"First, you have to acknowledge your potential and capability of doing what you want to do and being the person you want to be. Then, it’s all about your attitude and focus that will lead you to success."
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Professors and graduate students from seven Latin American countries are visiting South Texas for the first time to attend a multi-disciplinary research symposium hosted by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley through July 9.
UTRGV hosts first U.S. symposium for Latin American academic association. Professors and graduate students from seven Latin American countries are visiting UTRGV for a multi-disciplinary symposium that continues through July 9. This is the first time the International Research Symposium has been ...
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High school students from across the Rio Grande Valley attended UTRGV’s STARGATE Academy this summer.
High school astronomers shoot for the stars during UTRGV's STARGATE Academy. High school students from across the Rio Grande Valley attended UTRGV's STARGATE Academy this summer, sponsored by the Center for Advanced Radio Astronomy (CARA). The academy lets high school students experience modern ...
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"It is okay to be uncomfortable, we are supposed to feel challenged in order to grow."
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The UTRGV School of Medicine celebrated another first on Saturday when it welcomed its first 55 students into the medical profession with the inaugural White Coat Ceremony.
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UTRGV SOM Class of 2020 don white coats for first time, during meaningful ceremony. The UTRGV School of Medicine Founding Faculty and the Charter Class of 2020 pose for an official group photo to conclude the White Coat Ceremony on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at the UTRGV Performing Arts Center on ...
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Very proud of our outstanding Vaqueros that participated in the prestigious Archer Center’s Graduate Program in Public Policy in Washington, D.C.
Three Vaqueros get first-hand view of public service in D.C. as Archer Graduate Fellows. From left, UTRGV students Pedro Antonio Rangel, Bernadette Perez and Gustavo Alonso Garza III are in Washington, D.C., this summer, as participants in the prestigious Archer Center's Graduate Program in ...
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UTRGV has furthered its commitment to improving the health and well-being of the community with the official opening of one of two primary care clinics in the Rio Grande Valley.

The College of Health Affairs (CoHA) and its School of Nursing held the first of two ribbon-cutting ceremonies, Thursday, July 7, at the UTRGV Community Primary Care Clinic in McAllen.
UTRGV holds first of two ribbon cutting ceremonies for primary care clinics. UTRGV Associate Professor of Nursing Dr. María I. Díaz (third from left), Texas Sen. Eddie Lucio Jr. (District 27) and Texas Sen. Juan Hinojosa (District 20), cut the ribbon to mark the opening of the UTRGV Community ...
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This summer, 1,250 students from elementary to high school built LEGO robots, magnetic levitating trains and bumper cars to learn the important roles that science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields play in creating safe transportation.
UTRGV Railway Safety Summer Camps host 1250 students, elementary through high school. The 1250 Valley students, elementary through high school, who attended the UTRGV Transportation Center for Railway Safety Summer Camps had fun with hands-on activities – like the robot assembly and operation, ...
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Under the direction of Dr. Constantine Tarawneh – mechanical engineering professor and Bentsen Fellow at UTRGV and recently named associate dean for Research – the University Transportation Center for Railway Safety (UTCRS) focuses on rail safety research, education, technology transfer and implementation, and workforce development.
UTRGV Railway Safety students stay on track for engineering careers. UTRGV student Ryan Lechtenberg, Dr. Constantine Tarawneh and graduate student Dylan Blackwell align a bearing installer, at the Engineering building on the Edinburg Campus. Tarawneh, a mechanical engineering professor and ...
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13.5 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
Catch up on how Kassie Zapata did in the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4. UTRGV kinesiology student Kassie Zapata (third from left) here poses with her family at Coney Island on July 4, after eating 13.5 hot dogs in 10 minutes at the 2016 Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International ...
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Mailing Addresses One West University Blvd. Brownsville, Texas 78520 1201 West University Dr. Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999 2102 Treasure Hills Blvd. Harlingen, Texas 78550
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A New University for the 21st Century
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A new university for the 21st century: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Innovation. Opportunity. Purpose. Careers. That’s what the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is about. With campuses throughout the Valley, UTRGV empowers successful futures, enhances daily life, and lets our region shine as a global innovator in higher education, bilingual education, health education, biomedical research, and emerging technology that inspires positive change.
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