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  1. Create a hardcopy of this pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Smithville Herald

    The Smithville City Council agreed to have Helvey Park dam lowered by approximately one to two feet in order to avoid costly improvements required by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Valerie Summa, a former Smithville High School student-athlete, continued her success at the University of Texas-Pan American by breaking the university record in the high jump in her very first meet.

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  2. SPI Birding and Nature Center Welcomes New Naturalist Educator Javier GonzalezRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Valley Morning Star

    The South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center is proud to welcome Javier Gonzalez as the new Naturalist Educator on site.

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  3. UTRGV Faculty Senate report raises leadership concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Brownsville Herald

    Less than one year after classes formally began at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, a "culture of fear is pervasive" on campus that is exacerbated by poor communication by the administration, concludes a recent white paper study produced by the university's faculty senate. The 23-page study - a copy of which was obtained by The Monitor last week - acknowledges the merging of the two legacy universities in Edinburg and Brownsville was complex, but "there were a number of major issues that interfered with the ability of faculty and staff to perform their responsibilities efficiently."

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  4. View Press ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Business Wire

    Innovative initiative to increase health care access and health education in the Rio Grande Valley is funded through a nearly $3 million grant from United Health Foundation The UTRGV School of Medicine and United Health Foundation unveiled "UnimA3vil," a mobile medical health clinic, during a July 14 ceremony outside the Medical Education Building on the Edinburg Campus. The mobile clinic will provide up to 4,500 Rio Grande Valley residents annually with primary care services including diagnosis and treatment of common dental and mental health conditions.

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  5. Fiber optics to link SpaceX, UTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    The first infrastructure project that will link the University of Texas System to SpaceX's rocket-launch complex at Boca Chica in Cameron County is on the horizon, public records show. The project will tie UT buildings and Elon Musk's complex, which will house the world's first commercial, vertical and orbital rocket launch facility.

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  6. De Leon's years of service leads to Government Affairs Division promotionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Valley Morning Star

    Spanning three decades of distinguished service at Texas State Technical College and in the community, Javier De Leon will now join an elite and small group in Austin representing the college at the state capitol.

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  7. The personal is political: Readings around townRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Santa Fe New Mexican

    The Tombstone Race is a recent collection of gritty and tonally rich short stories set in New Mexico by JosA Skinner, a writer who, as a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and former director of the MFA writing program at the University of Texas-Pan American, is steeped in academia, but also walked the political talk as an organizer against U.S. intervention in Nicaragua in the 1980s.

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  8. UTRGV Railway Safety students stay on track for engineering careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Valley Morning Star

    ... initiative for more than a decade. The center's creation stemmed from research at The University of Texas Pan American, a UTRGV legacy institution, under Tarawneh's direction. Those who know Tarawneh say the energy he brings to the initiative is ...

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  9. Working in Clark County: Marcela Navarro, human resources generalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Columbian

    Working in Clark County is a brief profile of interesting Clark County business owners or a worker in the public, private or nonprofit sector. Send ideas to Kay Richardson: [email protected] ; fax 360-735-4598; phone 360-735-4550.

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  10. UTRGV School of Medicine welcomes its first classRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 2 | Valley Morning Star

    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has officially welcomed its #FirstClass of 55 students to its School of Medicine, with a first roll call and full day of orientation.

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  11. $15M Gift to University of Texas RGV Made RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | KRGV

    EDINBURG Bob and Janet Vacker recently announced they donated $15 million to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. It did take some time for the gift to become a reality.

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  12. Texas A&M unveils border-focused Hispanic health instituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | New Jersey Herald

    Texas A&M is creating a Hispanic health institute aiming to boost Latino participation in clinical research trials - increasing its footprint in the Rio Grande Valley as rival University of Texas inaugurates a new medical school there. Announced Tuesday in Austin, the program has $2 million in initial funding and will be housed at Driscoll Children's Hospital in Corpus Christi.

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  13. UTRGV School of Medicine welcomes first student cohortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    University of Texas Rio Grande Valley officials met Monday morning at the recently completed Medical Education Building to commemorate another first in the books: the arrival of 55 fresh faces who will represent the School of Medicine's inaugural class. The students began their orientation Monday in preparation for their first day of classes July 27. Rather than being just another day in the Valley, the moment marks the official start of the School of Medicine and what many in the Valley had been working toward throughout many decades, said Dr. Francisco Fernandez, founding dean of the School of Medicine.

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  14. UTRGV School of Medicine welcomes its first classRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has officially welcomed its #FirstClass of 55 students to its School of Medicine, with a first roll call and full day of orientation. Students got instruction on using their new iPads, sat in on information sessions, and were fitted for the white coats they will receive next month at the formal White Coat Ceremony, a longtime medical school tradition that welcomes new students.

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  15. Restaurant GM grateful for opportunities industry providesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Carlos Cantu III, general manager at Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers in Weslaco, detailed Wednesday how a career in the restaurant industry led to his most rewarding position yet. Carlos Cantu III, general manager at Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers in Weslaco, detailed Wednesday how a career in the restaurant industry led to his most rewarding position yet.

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  16. New leader of economic council ready for challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    When Matt Ruszczak came to the Rio Grande Valley he was 17, arriving as a high school foreign exchange student.

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  17. The Big South has become the epicenter of the 'transfer epidemic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | MSNBC

    There have already been over 600 transfers this offseason, and the heavy majority of the names on that list fall into at least one of the following three categories: 1) Players transferring down a level because they're not good enough, 2) Players transferring up a level to get a shot at the "big time", or 3) 1) Kids that you never have and never will again hear of. And that's to say nothing of the fact that the rate of college basketball players transferring is about equal to the rate of normal college students transferring.

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  18. Archer Center impacts D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    After being accepted into the Archer Fellowship Program, the University of Texas Pan-American alum says her life moved quickly. During her fellowship, Diaz was an intern in NBC News' investigative unit.

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  19. Rematch for Harlingen school board is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    Eladio Jaimez, 39, and Rosalinda Mercado-Garza, 43, will face off again Saturday for the school district's Place 7 seat.

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  20. UT chancellor next Monitor breakfast series guestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    William McRaven, the University of Texas System chancellor and former four-star admiral in the U.S. Navy, will be coming to McAllen as the featured guest of the Newsmaker Breakfast Series, his staff confirmed recently. McRaven, whose duties once included command of U.S. Special Operations, oversaw Operation Neptune Spear, the special operations raid that resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden.

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