UTRGV student accessibility services not limited to students with physical disabilities

By Maria Elena HernandezBy Maria Elena Hernandez UTRGV’s Student Accessibility Services office offers a broad range of resources, including for pregnant students. But many have...

UTRGV MSA student places second at national competition

By Amanda L. Alaniz, UTRGV Staff Elaijah Islam, a high school senior at the UTRGV Mathematics and Science Academy, already has an ideal career pathway. “I...

UTRGV, BISD, BCIC partner to offer future space settlement design competition

By Letty Fernandez, Special to the Star BROWNSVILLE - Eighty high school students from the Brownsville Independent School District competed recently in the first Space Settlement...

UTRGV organizations hold clothing drive for Mujeres Unidas

https://youtu.be/MNwwo5HnEZA By Amanda L. Alaniz, UTRGV Staff EDINBURG – A simple, brand-new t-shirt dropped into a decorated donation box can make a big difference for one...

UTRGV Summer Chess Camp participants learn from grandmasters

By Maria Elena Hernandez, UTRGV Staff In his final year at Rising Scholars Academy of South Texas, Rene Zavier Villarreal was part of the chess...

UTRGV dance alum going pro in the Big Apple

https://youtu.be/hOJIS5a3I50   By Amanda L. Alaniz, UTRGV Staff UTRGV Dance Program alumnus Erick Perales is off to the Big Apple to begin his professional dance career. The Pharr...

Study finds blood pressure over 24 hours is best predictor of heart, vascular disease

Dr. Gladys Maestre, professor of neurosciences at The UTRGV School of Medicine, director of the Rio Grande Valley Alzheimer´s Disease Resource Center for Minority...

UTRGV student documentary registered with Library of Congress

By Victoria Brito, Special to the Star Jillian Glantz, a senior political science major at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, knows how to...

UTRGV offering new degree in hospitality and tourism

By Amanda L. Alaniz, UTRGV Staff In much the spirit of Lumiére’s grand song, “Be Our Guest,” UTRGV has launched a hospitalityand tourism initiative designed...

UTRGV’s Villalobos receives national award for scientific scholarship, STEM leadership

By Letty Fernandez, Special to the Star CHICAGO  – Dr. Cristina Villalobos, a professor in the UTRGV School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, has been...