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MAY 2013 Archives

University Students Embark on Summer Research Internships                          
Daniela Naylor, 20, a junior biology major from Brownsville at The University of Texas at Brownsville, hopes her summer internship can help her prepare to take the Dental Admission Test later this year.
Student Earns First Double Degree from UTB and Russian University                          
Liudmila “Mila” Svetlova, an international graduate student at The University of Texas At Brownsville, is breaking ground on a new double degree program between UTB and the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia.
"Jazz and Jambalaya" to benefit STARS Scholarships                          
University of Texas at Brownsville STARS scholarship students Jennifer Berenice Frausto and Sarah Christian Garcia hope to guide people toward living healthier lives.
New Nursing Degree Debuts This Fall                          
Jennifer Fray of Harlingen has admired the more than three decades of work her grandmother Esther Fray has done as a labor and delivery nurse in Pennsylvania.
Music Student at Juilliard in NYC                          
The University of Texas at Brownsville Department of Music has added another feather to its cap.
Brownsville Mayor Among Well-wishers at Mariachi Ocelotetlán Airport Sendoff                          
Members of Mariachi Ocelotetlán lined up at the security gate at Brownsville / South Padre Island International Airport to begin their journey to St. Petersburg, Russia on Monday, May 13.
Mariachi Ocelotetlán Leave for Russia on Monday                          
Over the past year, Mariachi Ocelotetlán has borrowed the James Bond title song, “To Russia with Love,” as its own theme in preparation for a long-awaited trip to St. Petersburg, Russia.
Student-Athlete Graduates and Receives Coveted Fellowship Award                          
Lauren Berletch is reaping the reward for all her efforts – she has been awarded a South Texas Graduate Fellowship to The University of Texas at Austin, where she will pursue a Master of Arts in the UT College of Communication.
Two Students to Earn First Masters Degrees in Psychology                          
Students Rosa Isela Law and Josefina “Josie” Gamez have a few things in common. Both will receive the first Master of Arts in Psychology to be awarded at The University of Texas at Brownsville during Spring Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11.
University Receives State Grant for Summer Robotics Camps                          
UTB and TSC alumnus Heriberto Reynoso first began building robots in his family’s garage when he was 14. One of his early creations was for a Technology Student Association competition when he was a sophomore at Brownsville’s Rivera High School.
University Celebrates 21st Spring Commencement                          
More than 1,300 students received their degrees at UTB and TSC`s 21st Spring Commencement on Friday, May 10.
Physics Students Testify at Public Hearing for SpaceX                          
Several physics students from UTB and TSC spoke at a public hearing regarding SpaceX’s proposed Boca Chica Beach launch site on Wednesday, May 7 at the International Technology, Education and Commerce Center on Mexico Boulevard in Brownsville.
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