The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship Division of Academic Affairs

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UTRGV’s Mora receives NSF grant to increase number of minorities in economics

UTRGV’s Mora receives NSF grant to increase number of minorities in economics

Rio Grande Valley, Tx | October 12, 2017— The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year NSF grant for $499,352 to Dr. Marie Mora, associate vice provost for Faculty Diversity and professor of Economics at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, … Read more


Hispanic Heritage Month: Economist Marie Mora Shares Perspective on Mentoring

UTRGV’s Mora receives NSF grant to increase number of minorities in economics

National Science Foundation | October 13, 2017— "The economics mentoring program I lead is designed to increase the number of underrepresented minorities who complete doctorates in economics and to diversify the racial and ethnic demographics of the profession." Dr. Marie Mora explains, … Read more


Art, science and technology meet in UTRGV’s newly founded “fab lab”

Art, science and technology meet in UTRGV’s newly founded “fab lab”

Edinburg, Tx | August 7, 2017— Two faculty members at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are teaming up to create a new place for people to design products using technology, science and art. … Read more


UTRGV ranked sixth in the nation for its online MBA in financial planning

UTRGV ranked sixth in the nation for its online MBA in financial planning

Rio Grande Valley, Tx | August 11, 2017— The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been ranked sixth among the 50 most affordable online Master of Business Administration in Financial Planning degrees in the country by master-of-finance.org.… Read more


UTRGV receives almost $500,000 from National Science Foundation to establish I-Corps Site

UTRGV receives almost $500,000 from National Science Foundation to establish I-Corps Site

Rio Grande Valley, Tx | August 4, 2017— The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been awarded $499,985 in federal funding by the National Science Foundation to establish an NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site in the Rio Grande Valley!… Read more


UTRGV’s Rodríguez, Lozano and Mora receive Leaders in STEM Award

Leaders in STEM Award

McALLEN, TX | June 30, 2017— INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine has named the UTRGV provost and two faculty members as 2017 Inspiring Leaders in STEM!… Read more


UTRGV Young entrepreneurs explore smart-farming at UTRGV’s TMAC camp

UTRGV TMAC

McALLEN, TX | June 30, 2017— The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s McAllen Teaching Site was crowded with eager IDEA high school students waiting to showcase their smart-farming robots, whose yield ultimately would determine the fate of their newly founded small businesses.!… Read more


UTRGV Undergraduate Students Ranked 18th at CME Group's 2017 Trading Challenge

2017 CME Group Trading Challenge

Rio Grande Valley, TX | March 23, 2017— Congratulations to our UTRGV undergraduate team members who ranked 18th out of 595 participants at the CME Group's 2017 Trading Challenge!… Read more