Thursday May 16
MARC Travel Awards announced for the 2013 60th Annual ACSM Meeting & 4th World Congress
FASEB MARC Program has announced the travel award recipients for the 2013 American College of Sports Medicine 60th Annual Meeting & 4th World Congress on Exercise is MedicineTM in Indianapolis, IN from May 28 - June 1, 2013.
Regents Want to Keep UTB at Current Site
The regents passed a motion that said maintaining the university's downtown location would "result in a compact urban campus and is the preferred location for the campus." The motion also authorizes the executive director of real estate to execute a contract with Texas Southmost College in which the University of Texas at Brownsville would lease ... (more)
House panel rejects Hinojosa language for Valley medical school
A House panel on Friday scuttled a controversial plan being pushed by Sen. Juan Hinojosa , D-McAllen, to locate the first two years of medical education in Hidalgo County as part of a proposal to create a new mega university in the Rio Grande Valley.
UT System regents eyeing land in South Texas for expanded UT Brownsville camps
The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved lease negotiations between UT Brownsville and Texas Southmost College that will help ease the split into two separate campuses.
Possible change to Valley university plan upset some
The unity of Rio Grande Valley political and civic actors pushing for creation of a new University of Texas institution there could be challenged by wrangling over the location of the university's future medical school.
[South Texas:]Congressmen to host immigration forum at UTB on Tuesday morning
Immigration will be the topic of discussion of a Tuesday morning forum with three congressmen at the University of Texas at Brownsville.