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  1. COMMENTARY: Life in my RGV backyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 |

    I moved to the Valley nine years ago from the blustery winters of eastern Pennsylvania. For my first visit, I flew out of Philadelphia on Valentine's Day 2007 in a snowstorm for a campus interview in Edinburg at the University of Texas-Pan American.


  2. Big world of animals: Zoo marks 45 years of growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    Brownsville's once-26.5 acre zoo has added more than 20 exhibits since its inception and today celebrates its 45th anniversary.


  3. Local business owner sues school districts for trademark violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    McALLEN - The concept of incentivizing students to read across school districts in the Rio Grande Valley and around the state recently has taken an ambiguous turn as some districts are facing lawsuits claiming trademark infringement for using descriptions such as "Millionaire Reader" or "Millionaire Reading Club." As of Tuesday afternoon, nine lawsuits had been filed by Springboards to Education claiming "trademark infringement, trademark dilution and unfair competition arising from defendants' unauthorized use of Springboard's federally registered trademarks," the lawsuits state.


  4. Obama's New Job-Creation Plan: Bring More Foreign Entrepreneurs to U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    The Obama administration is proposing a new rule that would allow "certain international entrepreneurs" to come to the United States temporarily to start or expand their businesses in this country. The "startup visa" for international entrepreneurs has always been part of President Obama's "commonsense immigration reform principles, and was part of the bipartisan immigration bill that passed the Senate in 2013," the White House said.


  5. Texas Tribune talks with RGV lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 |

    ... of about 200 people. Ironically, the first of its kind was held a few years ago at the then University of Texas Pan American when former state representatives Aaron PeA a and Veronica Gonzalez were still in office. Gonzalez, a vice president at ...


  6. Your neighbors: Harlingen residents earn spots on executive councilRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    Monica Leal-Clark and Gina Meneses have been named members of the 2016 Executive Council of New York Life Insurance Company.


  7. Todd ChapmanRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2016 | Kansas Jayhawks

    Todd Chapman Head Coach Phone: 864-7992 Email: [email protected] Todd Chapman wasted little time making his mark on the Kansas women's tennis program. Chapman, who was named head women's tennis coach at KU in June 2013, led the Jayhawks back to the NCAA Championship for the first time in 17 years in just his third season at the helm of the KU program.


  8. First day of school brings new and renewed goals for Valley teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 |

    ... For America corps member starting his first year as an educator. After graduating from the University of Texas Pan American in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in science and electrical engineering, he said he wanted to try his hand at teaching and ...


  9. Less sexual misconduct reported at UTPA, UTB than similar schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 |

    The UTRGV Vaquero logo is printed on a school sweater as students walk into the book store Monday August 31, 2015 at the campus in Edinburg. UTRGV Police Chief, Raul Munguia has to split his time between all the UTRGV properties which means he spends a lot of time on the road.


  10. Director gets honored for her leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    ... her efforts and commitment. She first became interested in student life while attending The University of Texas Pan American where she earned her bachelor's and master's degrees in Sociology. "Working with student affairs personnel as a student ...


  11. UTRGV muralists bring to life San Juan's bond with sportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    Corina Carmona, a UT Pan American BFA alumna and artist, worked with UTRGV Mexican American Studies students and the City of San Juan to design and create a new mural that highlights the historical impact of sports in the community.


  12. UTRGV completes gender equity survey, plans solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    University of Texas Rio Grande Valley leaders received the results of a study on gender equity in faculty salaries as the first step of bringing fairness in pay across its campuses, which for the most part still reflect salary practices of their legacy institutions - UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville. "If every so often you don't kind of go back and take a look, these things just creep in there over time," UTRGV President Guy Bailey said.


  13. COMMENTARY: Myths and facts about South Texas SpanglishRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2016 |

    Throughout my life I have noticed frequent misinterpretations and misunderstandings of what I term "South Texas Spanish" or the use of Spanish by Rio Grande Valley residents. No language lacks intrusion by other languages, all suffer from the same mixture caused by invasions, and the mingling of cultures.


  14. Petition for healthcare district filed with county elections departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 |

    Emily Gonzalez campaigns for Proposition 1 in Edinburg on Nov. 4, 2014, which would have helped to create a hospital district in Hidalgo County. The measure lost at the polls.


  15. Veronica Gonzales carves out decades-long public service career after family tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Veronica eventually became a successful lawyer in the Rio Grande Valley, but Isabel, or Chavela to her family, did not live to see it. She didn't live to see Veronica become a partner at her law firm, a Texas State representative or a vice president for the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley.


  16. Harlingen superintendent appointed to state boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    HARLINGEN - Is it his emphasis on authentic learning? Perhaps his promotion of technology in the classroom caught the attention of the governor. "I am pleased to serve and support the efforts of this board," said Cavazos, who has just been appointed by Gov. Greg Abbott to serve on the board until 2021.


  17. Valley Communities Foundation hosts parent training programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    Nearly 100 parents from across the country walked away with a resource guidebook to help their children be successful in college.


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

    Jul 27, 2016 | 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.


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

    Jul 22, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

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


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

    Jul 16, 2016 | 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."