Father-son student team creates fitness app for gaming enthusiasts

BY Cheryl Taylor RIO GRANDE VALLEY – Sergio H. Nuñez, a 41-year-old senior computer science major, and Sergio A. Nuñez, a 20-year-old junior computer...

Book of poetry by UTRGV grad student Amalia Ortiz drawing national praise

BY Gail Fagan RIO GRANDE VALLEY – Amalia Ortiz has built her career on a love of poetry and performance, becoming a nationally known...

UTRGV med school to open student-run clinic in Peñitas

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine will host a grand opening of its first student-run clinic from 9 a.m. to...

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...

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...

University Productions presentz ‘The Life and Times of Winter Texans’

EDINBURG – UTRGV University Productions will present the premiere of The Life and Times of Winter Texans, eight original sketches by Eric Wiley.In this...

UTRGV now certified as a Bee Campus USA affiliate

BY Maria Elena Hernandez The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been certified as an affiliate of the Bee Campus USA program, which...

UTRGV’s Sigma Delta Pi chapter honored for outstanding activities in Spanish-language studies

By Priscilla Ramirez, Special to the Star The National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society has named UTRGV’s Alpha Alpha Iota Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi an...

UTRGV, Harlingen CISD sign Dual Credit MOU

Guy Bailey, president of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, met with the Harlingen CISD School Board to sign a Memorandum of Understanding...

UTRGV to host regional science bowl

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