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Faculty Announcements

Current Announcements

Free screening of award-winning documentary "Vessel"

Friday, March 06, 2015

The Texas Freedom Network Student Chapter at UT Brownsville invites you to a FREE film screening of award winning documentary ‘Vessel’.

“Vessel begins with a young doctor who lived by the sea, and an unlikely idea. Rebecca Gomperts, horrified by the realities created by anti-abortion laws

The strongest round robin chess tournament to be held at UTB Campus in March

Friday, March 06, 2015

The 2015 Spring Break UT Brownsville GM-norm Round Robin International Chess Tournament will be held at Salon Cassia in Main 2.402 from March 6-11. It will be the strongest round robin tournament in the United States of America since August 2014, and the second strongest round robin tournament in

Spring Break - No classes March 7-15

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Administrative offices will be open March 9-13. Classes will resume Monday, March 16.

Unveiling of new UTRGV athletic gear

Saturday, March 07, 2015

First 2,000 fans will receive a free first edition of UTRGV Vaqueros T-shirt.

Performances by UTB & UTPA Cheer and Dance
Special visit from the South Texas Trail Riders

12:30 p.m. - Pre-game celebration
2 p.m. Televised game against Kansas City

Hours of Operation for Bookstore

Friday, March 13, 2015

Bookstore Spring Break Hours

  • March 9: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • March10: 9 to 1 p.m.
  • March 11-13: Store will be closed

Blackboard System Maintenance from 1-5 a.m. Friday, March 13

Friday, March 13, 2015

Blackboard engineers will perform system maintenance  from 1-5 a.m. on Friday, March 13. You may experience a brief interruption of the services during the maintenance window. This maintenance will deliver some better functionality for students and faculty.

Interested in American Sign Language?

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Language Institute will be offering an American Sign Language course from 6-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays starting March 16 and ending May 18. Students will learn the basic language structure through drills, exercises, vocabulary and dialogues. The cost of the course will be

Learn and improve your French speaking skills

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Language Institute will be offering a French II course from March 16 through May 18. The class will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays. This course will review basic grammatical concepts and engage students in practical conversations. The cost of the course is $375.&n

Are you interested in learning Spanish?

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Language Institute will be offering a Spanish I course from March 17 through May 19. The class will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The course will introduce students to basic elements of the Spanish language that include the present tense, common verb usage, and vocabulary

Would you like to learn Mandarin Chinese?

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Language Institute will be offering a (Mandarin) Chinese I course. This course will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 17 through May 19. This course will introduce students to the simplified Chinese language teaching them how to write pronounce

Juried Student Show

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The Gallery at Rusteberg Hall is hosting a juried student show for students.

Submit artwork to The Gallery on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to noon. No late work will be accepted after noon March 7. All 2D work must be framed and ready to hang with a wire. As long as staples

Graduation Fair - Day 1

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Graduating seniors be sure to stop by the Barnes and Noble Bookstore for all your graduating needs. You will have the opportunity to verify if you have met the requirements needed for graduation, along with purchasing your class ring, announcements, and cap and gown.

Graduation Fair - Day 2

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Graduating seniors be sure to stop by the Barnes and Noble Bookstore for all your graduating needs. You will have the opportunity to verify if you have met the requirements needed for graduation, along with purchasing your class ring, announcements, and cap and gown. 

Mathematics and Science Academy Informational Sessions for Fall 2015

Saturday, March 21, 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

Need help preparing for the ACT?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Language Institute offers a preparation course that covers all the areas of the ACT exam. Students meet from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks with a different subject being covered each week. The course is scheduled to end the same week of each of the national ACT

University Library Presents “Vaquero: Genesis of the Texas Cowboy”

Wednesday, March 25, 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

Writers Live @ UTB Presents Dan Vera

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Please come out and see our last writer for the UT Brownsville series. Dan Vera will be reading from his award-winning collection of poetry, Speaking Wiri Wiri on Thursday, March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Gran Salon. Dan Vera is a writer, editor, and literary historian living in Washington, DC. He is the
Ongoing Announcements

How does Facebook affect you?

Thursday, March 05, 2015

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 email... More >>

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 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 >>

"Faculty Show" Exhibition

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Apart from the "Last Hurrah!" duo exhibition, The Rusteberg Gallery will simultaneously exhibit the work of UTB's Visual Art Faculty. "Faculty Show" will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10. The exhibition will feature the work of Carlos G. Gómez, Stephen Hawks, Julian Rodriguez, Alejandro... 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 >>

"The Last Hurrah!" Duo Exhibition

Friday, January 30, 2015

This duo exhibition consists of the visual arts faculty of the University of Texas at Brownsville and the University of Texas- Pan American. The "Last Hurrah" is a celebration and an end of something special; a group of artists who are teachers of art and who were part of a historic halt. The... 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 >>


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.

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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