UTRGV, TSC, STC partner to bridge students into biomedical research careers

By Letty Fernandez, UTRGV Staff UTRGV, South Texas College and Texas Southmost College have been awarded a more than $2 million, five-year grant from the National...

UTRGV kicks off speaker series online

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, UTRGV students, staff and faculty would gather at either the Brownsville or the Edinburg campus, grab a seat at the...

UTRGV internship brings new approaches to Alzheimer’s research

By Maria Elena Hernandez, UTRGV Staff On a map of the Rio Grande Valley, parts of Brownsville are highlighted in a deep red color. The red...

Valley higher ed enrollment up, down

An unprecedented year has brought unprecedented changes to the enrollment numbers of the Rio Grande Valley’s largest higher education institutions, changes that are both...

Balancing higher health risks and spotty internet, reopening UTRGV is a challenge

By Karen Brooks Harper, Texas Tribune Isolated without Wi-Fi in the rural Hidalgo County home he shares with his dad, Ruben Homar Martinez is determined...

UTRGV med school dean to step down, join faculty

Dr. John Krouse, the dean of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, has announced he intends to step down from...

City manager: Edinburg $1M contribution to UTRGV still alive

BY NAXIELY LOPEZ-PUENTE AND MATT WILSON, STAFF WRITERS Although members of Edinburg City Council considered canceling the city’s $1 million contribution to the University of Texas Rio...

Mask up: Prof launches PPE venture to meet need

A computer science professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville responded to the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment early...

‘Extraordinary project’: Groundbreaking held for new Early College High School

HARLINGEN — It’s on the move. The new Early College High School is well on its way to serving Harlingen school district students at...

UTRGV faculty honored with UT Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Awards

By Melissa Vasquez, UTRGV Staff For their commitment to providing a quality and meaningful education to their students, two UTRGV faculty members have been honored...