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  1. UTRGV prof first to win Professor of the Year award in UT SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Valley Morning Star

    In a first for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and the entire UT System, a faculty member was recognized as Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.


  2. McAllen native Cisneros' passion for community leads her to NBARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | The Brownsville Herald

    While in the fourth grade at McAuliffe Elementary School in McAllen, Liana Cisneros and her classmates were asked to bring a picture of something that either symbolized the student or was important to them. "I was a blacktop kid," said Cisneros, now 29. "It was bring-your-picture day, and I brought a picture of me with a basketball.


  3. Ring in the holiday season at the Tuba Christmas concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Valley Morning Star

    Tuba players from across the Rio Grande Valley will join forces to continue a 26-year-old tradition - bringing holiday cheer at the annual RGV Tuba Christmas concert.


  4. UTRGV food pantry now openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Brownsville Herald

    To address food insecurities among some students, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Student Food Pantry was established in Edinburg last fall, and opened on the Brownsville Campus on Nov. 24, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to help spread the word. The Student Food Pantry provides groceries for UTRGV students who are facing food insecurities.


  5. Mission EDC partners with Etsy for new trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 |

    Running an online store was a new venture for Deyanira Cavazos, who sells her handmade products out of a rented space at a beauty salon, but once she decided to give it a try, she realized there was a whole other group of customers she was missing. "I've seen that certain things sell more in other areas than they do here," Cavazos said.


  6. Lawmakers pushing for harsher penalties for colleges who mishandle sexual assault casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    Right now, Cisco Junior College, Texas A&M University, The University of Texas Pan-American, Trinity University and the University of Houston have open sexual violence investigations. Virginia Senator Mark Warner is pushing for new legislation that could create harsher penalties for colleges that mishandle sexual assault cases.


  7. 'Kissing Bug' Infections Still a Problem in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | KCEN

    An insect known as the "kissing bug," which carries a parasite that can cause potentially fatal heart and digestive problems, is more of a threat than originally thought in Texas, according to researchers. The triatomine bugs or "kissing bug" can carry a protozoan parasite called Trypanosoma Cruzi, which can cause potentially lethalChagas disease, The Monitor of McAllen reported Sunday.


  8. Basketball notebook: A look at the other side of the Puerto Rico bracketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    Temple is coached by the reigning American Athletic Conference Coach of the Year Fran Dunphy after he led the Owls to 17 more wins than the year prior. "He is a very terrific young man, and we're pleased to have him as our captain," Dunphy said on a conference call.


  9. UH, A&M under federal investigation over sexual assault allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Chron

    The University of Houston has gained ground in its quest to become a first-class research university. On Wednesday, Chancellor Renu Khator offered the first public glimpse of her next aspiration for UH - admission into an elite group of North America's best universities.


  10. Border economics symposium highlights Valley challenges, opportunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 |

    Pictured from left are McAllen Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Steve Ahlenius; keynote speaker Dr. Robert Coronado, assistant vice president in charge and senior economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch; Fabiola Urgel, a UTRGV senior economics major and a community development intern for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, San Antonio Branch; and Dr. Mark Kroll, dean of the UTRGV College of Business and Entrepreneurship, at the 2015 Border Economics, Development and Entrepreneurship Symposium held Nov. 10 at the McAllen Country Club.


  11. Ragina Cajuns womena s basketball: Whata s next for this ascending...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | The Advocate file photo by BRAD KEMP -- Louisiana-Lafayette guard Jaylyn Gordon drives to the basketball against UT Pan American forward Brittany Bush during their game in the Women's Basketball Invitational on March 19 at Earl K. Long Gym. 1. The Cajuns have improved every season under Garry Brodhead, going from 10-21 in his first year to 23-12 last season.


  12. UM basketball opens regular season vowing not to take any opponents lightlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    University of Miami starting guard Sheldon McClellan was asked Monday if he was familiar with Friday's season-opening opponent. In his defense, the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley is a new school that was founded in 2013 and went into full operation this year.


  13. Hispanic Entrepreneurship Could Mean $1.4 Trillion Boost to U.S.Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | Bloomberg

    Laura Jimenez knew she was worth more than she was making, so she started her own business to prove it. The Texas native opened Rockville, Maryland-based FireClean, an emergency cleaning and restoration service, in 1996 at the age of 27 after doing similar jobs for others.


  14. Look what we found: Audit discovers nearly $100K in overspending on phone serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Valley Morning Star

    An audit of the city's telecommunications system found $83,000 was annually spent on telephone lines no longer in use.


  15. Native plants from wild-collected seedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Valley Morning Star

    Mild's presentation covers harvesting seeds from native plants. It will include direct planting methods, tips on collecting native plant seeds, cleaning seeds for storage, successful storing and seed planting methods.


  16. Native plants topic for Master Naturalist meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Valley Morning Star

    The Texas Master Naturalist meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Cameron County Annex Building located at Williams Road and Hwy.


  17. Degree of deception: Investigating sexual assaults on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    A growing number of colleges and universities across the country are coming under fire for mishandling reports of sexual assault. In the past two years, hundreds of college students have begun speaking out about being raped, assaulted or touched inappropriately.


  18. Dean discusses changes with move to UTRGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | The Brownsville Herald

    Mark Kroll has more on his plate these days now that he's no longer dean of the University of Texas at Brownsville School of Business. That's because his new job as dean of the UT Rio Grande Valley College of Business and Entrepreneurship puts him in charge of UT business education not just in Brownsville but across the Valley.


  19. The Best Colleges for Low Income StudentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Lifehacker

    College is an insanely expensive endeavor, and for low income students there are all kinds of factors to consider. Priceonomics crunched some numbers to attempt to come up with the best schools for low income students.


  20. UTRGV waives tuition for high school students taking college coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    Thousands of students throughout the Rio Grande Valley take advantage of dual or concurrent enrollment courses for college credit before graduating high school. And starting this year, they will be able to do so free of charge.