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And Access for All - Translation and Access to Services, Media and Entertainment
Wednesday, April 01, 2015

As every Spring semester, the Translation and Interpreting Programs are hosting a colloquium with several speakers on a number of sub-specialties within the field. This year’s theme is Audiovisual Translation and Accessibility to Media and Services. “And Access for All - Translation and Access to Services, ... more >>


The COMM-edy of Fools: Featuring Mario Superstar Salazar and Raymond Orta
Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Must be at least 18 and show identification. ADA seating is available. All proceeds go to Good Neighbor Food Pantry, The Moody Clinic and Ozonam Center of Brownsville, Texas.

 
Separate prize drawing, $5 tickets available at the show or contact Israel Guajardo.

Prizes ... more >>


Be Aware: Light it up Blue!
Thursday, April 02, 2015

Join the Biomedical Association, the Center for Civic Engagement and the Office of Student Engagement and Light it up Blue. Celebrate World Autism Awareness Day by wearing blue and participating in fun interactive activities. Get your face painted, take a blue selfie, participate in an obstacle course, ... more >>


Autism Speaks: Light it up Blue
Thursday, April 02, 2015

Speak up about Autism at the UTB Light it up Blue event on April 2nd. Interested in sharing your experiences about a loved one or yourself? Come to our open mic session at the event. ... more >>


Mark Twain Live featuring Dr. W. F. Strong
Thursday, April 02, 2015

The price of the ticket includes hors d'oeuvres. Beverages for sale.
Proceeds benefitting The Communication Council at The University of Texas at Brownsville.

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Intensive English Grammar and Conversation Courses offered in May
Saturday, April 04, 2015

The Language Institute will be offering two intensive courses during the month of May: Basic Intensive Grammar and Intensive Conversation. These courses will be offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon beginning April 4 and ending May 4. For more information, please ... more >>


5K Run/Walk: A Healthy Me is Alcohol Free
Saturday, April 04, 2015

University Recreation and Student Health Services will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 4. It is open to the entire community. Please register at the Casa Bella fitness center or call 956-882-7176 and ask for Kevin or Jennifer. You may also register online at UTB.edu/urec. ... more >>


Charles "Chip" Dameron Book Signing
Thursday, April 09, 2015

Charles (Chip) Dameron, Professor Emeritus of English, has just published Waiting for an Etcher, his sixth collection of poems. From life along the South Texas border to travels abroad to the vitality of family bonds, Waiting for an Etcher provides a series of memorable images and insights. Here ... more >>


Behavioral Issues And Substance Use Among Children And Adolescents
Friday, April 10, 2015

UTPA Counseling and Psychological Services (CaPS) in   collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Rio Grande Mental Health Coalition sponsored a Community Forum on July 14, 2013 on “Speak Your Mind – Conversations about the Mental Health Needs of our Community”.  ... more >>


Last Mathematics and Science Academy Informational Session for Fall 2015
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Do you know anyone who is ready for the Mathematics and Science Academy challenge, and who wants to be a part of our award-winning high school program for students gifted in math and science? At MSA, students take classes from university faculty with current UTRGV students in an environment of close ... more >>


University Library Presents “Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy”
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The University Library cordially invites you to come join us for the photographic exhibition entitled, “Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy”. This exhibit is comprised of photographs taken in the early 1970’s, when noted Texas historian Joe Frantz offered Bill Wittliff, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity ... more >>


Professional Development Conference
Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Professional Development Conference within the National Student Employment Week Celebration will present the "Professional Fashion Show" ( modeling runway/pasarela), and the recipients of the "Student Employee of the Year" and "Supervisor of the Year" award ... more >>


Need to learn or improve your English?
Monday, June 08, 2015

The Language Institute is now registering for the Summer 2015 English courses. Open to all adults. Session runs from June 08 to Aug. 11. Courses are offered mornings, evenings and Saturday. For more information, call us at 956-882-4178.

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Ongoing Announcements

How does Facebook affect you?
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Last chance to participate in the study on the emotional impact of the social networking site. Participants are eligible to win a $5 Starbucks eGift card and enter in a raffle to win a $100 eGift Visa card. To participate, fill out the survey or ... more >>


Schlitterbahn SPI tickets available
Thursday, March 26, 2015

On sale now (until 5/15/15):
Adult Season Pass - $113
Child Season Pass - $83
Purchase season passes at the UTB Accounting & Finance Cashier Windows at Main. ... more >>


UTRGV Account for Applicants
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Account activation emails are on the way to UTRGV applicants. Current UTB and UTPA students will receive activation emails in April.

Due to the number of applicants, emails will be sent over the rest of this week. ... more >>


Time and Effort Certification (March 23, 2015- April 6, 2015)
Monday, March 23, 2015

Time & Effort certification, for both the Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 semesters, will open on March 23, 2015 and close April 6, 2015 . (Certifications for the Summer 2014 and Fall 2014 periods were delayed due to the upgrade implementation of the Effort Certification and Reporting Technology (ECRT) ... more >>


Volunteers needed for Discover UTRGV Open House
Saturday, March 21, 2015

Planning is well underway for the first UTRGV Open House for prospective students and their families, and we are in need of volunteers to make this event a success.

 
When:
March 21, 2015
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
UTRGV Brownsville Campus
 
March ... more >>


2015 Lone Star Chess Open in Houston conquered
Saturday, March 21, 2015

It is hard to imagine a better result. UTB chess players just conquered the 2015 Lone Star Chess Open organized in Houston during the last weekend. In an open section GM Bartek Macieja (UTB Coach) shared for first with IM Joshua Ruiz (UTB Language Institute student) and Ruifeng Li, with 4.5 points in ... more >>


Financial Aid Summer Request Form is now available on UTB Online
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Summer 2015 Request Form for Financial Aid is available via UTB Online. Grant funding is available on a first come, first serve basis. 
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HIV/STDs and Substance Abuse Education Series
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Attend our education and prevention series from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015; Tuesday, March 3, 2015; and Wednesday April 1, 2015 in Salon Cassia. Gift cards will be awarded to the first 10 attendees. ... more >>


Become a Student Organization Advisor!
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Office of Student Engagement is currently looking for faculty and staff members who are interested in being a student organization advisor. We currently have some organizations that are pending an advisor. If you are interested please contact Vanessa Sandoval at 956-882-5033 or via email at vanessa.sandoval50@utb.edu ... more >>


Health and Wellness Series
Monday, February 16, 2015

Student Health Services in collaboration with the Campus Suicide Prevention Program and Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program invite you to start the semester with healthier life choices by attending four free sessions from noon to 1 p.m. in Salon Cassia in the following days: Feb. ... more >>


Ocelot Chess Club Tournaments - Spring 2015
Saturday, January 31, 2015

For about a decade the UTB Chess Program has been one of the strongest in the whole country. We are the current Texas champions. You may see our best players during training tournaments every Saturday at Salon Gardenia / Student Union. The tournaments begin at 10 a.m. Moreover all the UTB faculty, staff, ... more >>


SMART Recovery
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Discover the power of choice with the alternative recovery meeting. We are a self-empowering, abstinence based, support group (not a 12-step program). ... more >>


Overeaters Anonymous
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Free and open to all UTB students, faculty and staff Every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Cortez Hall, Room 220 ... more >>


Heartprints
Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Pregnancy, Infant and Child Loss Support Group Every other wednesday beginning Jan. 28, 2015 ... more >>


Library Instructional Workshops
Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Are you having difficulty getting started with your research?
 
Visit your University Library for hands-on workshops which are designed specifically to help you succeed in obtaining the scholarly resources to ace your research paper and other class assignments.
 
No ... more >>


Free Tabata classes at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays
Monday, January 26, 2015

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to join a workout that will help increase strength, flexibility, and gain muscle while improving mental and physical well-being from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. ... more >>


Free yoga classes at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday
Monday, January 26, 2015

Put your mind and body at ease from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Students, staff and faculty are welcome. ... more >>


Free Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. Mondays
Monday, January 26, 2015

Stay in shape while having fun from 5:30-6:30p.m. every Monday at the Garza Gym. Students, faculty and staff welcome. ... more >>


Chillout Sessions
Monday, January 26, 2015

Relaxation Group meeting in Cortez 220 every other Monday beginning Jan. 26, 2015 Take some time for yourself. Learn effective ways to relax your mind and body. ... more >>


Busy Moms
Friday, January 23, 2015

Bring your lunch and join us every Friday from 12-1 p.m. starting Jan. 23, 2015 to May 1, 2015 in Cortez 220. Students, staff and faculty are welcome. ... more >>


Library Instructional Sessions
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Library Instructional Sessions
 
The University Library is hosting a series of instructional sessions throughout the Spring 2015 semester. The sessions are open to the entire academic community. All sessions are held at the University Library, Room 1.118.
 
 
Mondays ... more >>


Research Protocols
Tuesday, January 20, 2015

For any faculty, staff or students who plan to submit a research protocol for research involving: human subjects, animals, biological, chemical, radiation safety or rDna please note that submissions need to be turned in as soon as possible. We are expecting many submissions for the spring semester. Protocols ... more >>


Life Improvement For Everyone
Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Student Health Services will provide confidential peer support, cooking demonstrations, tips and best practices for exercising, healthy living, and nutritional eating. Open to students, staff and faculty from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 14 and 28, Feb. 11 and 25, March 11 and 25, April 8 and 22, ... more >>


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