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Nationally Acclaimed Opera Educator to Work with UTRGV Students on Bringing Original Story to the Stage

Nationally Acclaimed Opera Educator to Work with UTRGV Students on Bringing Original Story to the Stage

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Ann Baltz, founder and artistic director of the nationally acclaimed OperaWorks training program for singers, will be in residence at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley from April 17-22. An opera educator, director and coach/pianist based in Los Angeles, Baltz is working with UTRGV Opera Theater faculty and students […]

UTRGV Finance Students Take First Place in International CME Group Trading Competition

by Vicky Brito BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – A group of undergraduate business students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in March beat out more than 500 teams from 37 countries to capture their first ever championship win in the 15th annual CME Group Trading Challenge. The UTRGV team – made up of students Christopher Martinez, […]

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Texas LNG Receives Letter of Support from USCG for Proposed Project

BROWNSVILLE — The United States Coast Guard found the Brownsville Ship Channel to be suitable for marine traffic resulting from Texas LNG’s planned liquefaction terminal at the Port of Brownsville. In a letter of recommendation issued Feb. 26 to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Coast Guard concluded that the waterway is suitable to […]

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Loaves & Fishes Looks for Support

by Tony Vindell/LFN Loaves & Fishes, a non-profit organization that provides several services to the needy including free meals, looks to add other communities for support. Bill Reagan, executive director with the non-profit organization, said LF was created in 1991 in Harlingen and it has been serving Raymondville since February 2016. An average of 10,000 […]

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The Road to Viral

Popular UTRGV Snapchat account founded by student committed to campus life by J. Edward Moreno RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – UTRGV’s large and still growing Snapchat footprint all began when kinesiology major Cristopher Din felt there was something missing in campus life. It was summer 2015, right before UTRGV opened its doors, and Din was finding […]

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UTRGV School of Medicine Celebrates Opening of Student-Run Clinic at Proyecto Desarrollo in Peñitas

by Jennifer L. Berghom PEÑITAS, TEXAS – It was a dream two years in the making. On Saturday, March 24, a team of medical students from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine celebrated the grand opening of its first student-run clinic at Proyecto Desarrollo Humano (PDH) with School of Medicine faculty and […]

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UTRGV Snapchat, and How The Man, The Myth, The Legend Came to Fame

by J. Edward Moreno RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – On any college campus, you’ll hear tales – rumors, myths, legends – some tall, some not. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is no exception. One popular, contemporary way to spread those tales – at least at UTRGV – is Snapchat, a popular social media messaging platform. And with […]

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The Family Business: Three Generations Part of UTRGV Rehab Services Program

Grandmother, daughter and grandson all recipients of RSA Scholarship by Amanda A. Taylor EDINBURG, TEXAS – When it comes to giving back to the community, UTRGV student Jesus Basañez learned from some of the best. His grandmother, Ernestina Notargiacomo, started the ball rolling. Then her daughter (and Jesus’s mother), Bonnie Notargiacomo, followed. Now, it’s Jesus’s turn. […]

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Winter Babies at the Gladys Porter Zoo

Brownsville, TX — Gladys Porter Zoo staff is excited to announce the births of three female Grant’s zebras. On January 15, the first of the three foals was born. The second followed on February 7, and just five days later, on February 12, the last foal was born. All three have been under the care […]

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UTRGV Faculty Providing Professional Transferable Skills to Community Through Continuing Education Course Series

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – A team of university faculty and administrators are leading an effort to help students and employees in the community in developing key skills that will meet the demands of a current and evolving workforce. The effort is highlighted by UTRGV Continuing Education, via the “Professional Transferable Skills Course Series,” designed to provide […]

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