UTRGV celebrates successful year with two Convocation ceremonies

The UTRGV Division of Academic Affairs celebrated the accomplishments of its faculty, students and staff during two 2017 Fall Convocations, held Monday, Aug. 21,...

UTRGV, UTHealth to offer dual medical degree programs

BY Jennifer L. Berghom The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is offering two new dual degree programs for its medical students: a Doctor...

UTRGV’s Mariachi Aztlán brings its music to San Diego, Chicago, for Spring Break

BY Vicky Brito UTRGV’s Mariachi Aztlán spent Spring Break attending, performing and teaching at two national mariachi festivals.The group was invited to teach workshops...

UTRGV School of Medicine interim dean updates Regents on progress

Dr. Steven A. Lieberman, interim dean of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s School of Medicine, on Feb. 8 gave the Board of...

Students become immersed in the culture and language of Spain

Amanda Taylor, Special to the StarFrom day trips spent perusing the shops and villas in Barcelona, to examining world-renowned art at the Salvador Dali...

Cuzco, Choquequirao, Salkantay: Students embrace extreme Andean travel

BY Dr. Robert Bradley UTRGV students tackled a challenging study abroad curriculum in Peru in June that included art, architecture, history and biology –...

UTRGV continues celebration of International Women’s Day

BY Vicky Brito The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concluded its celebration of International Women’s Day on Thursday when the Office of Global...

UTRGV’s Riahi named 2018 Fellow by Society of Engineering Science

BY Steven Masso Dr. Daniel Riahi, a professor of mathematics in the UTRGV School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, has been named a 2018...

Summer Pell grants will now be available for 2018 at UTRGV

BY Vicky Brito For the first time since 2011, eligible students at UTRGV and across the county will be able to obtain federal Pell...

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...