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The Rocket Launchers at UTRGV soar high at international competition

The Rocket Launchers at UTRGV soar high at international competition


The Rocket Launchers at UTRGV, a student group at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, is off to a soaring start launching not only rockets, but also their careers in the aerospace industry.

UTRGV professor now training for her third Ironman triathlon

UTRGV professor now training for her third Ironman triathlon


It takes five months of preparation, 300 hours of training, and all the willpower one can muster to become an Ironman.

Strategic planning process

Follow along as we develop our founding Strategic Plan


The development of our founding strategic plan is well underway. This is a campus-wide initiative, and you can follow the progress and provide input and feedback on the strategic planning process website by clicking above.


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Graduate College open houses

Graduate College open houses

UTRGV Graduate College will host a series of informational sessions during September and October at both the Brownsville and Edinburg campuses. Stop in and meet with program coordinators to learn about admission requirements, financial aid and scholarship availability. Next open house: Oct. 6. College of Engineering and Computer Science and College of Sciences.

Engineering a better world

Engineering a better world

Founder and Executive Director of Limbitless Solutions Albert Manero, a doctoral student at the University of Central Florida, will share inspiring stories about the Limbitless Solutions team using additive manufacturing to advance personalized bionics and solutions for disabilities, including prosthetic arms for children.


Sue Exhibit

Sue Exhibit

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley presents the largest, most complete, and best-preserved T.Rex ever discovered! The exhibit, a T.Rex named Sue, opened September 29, and features a cast of the 42 feet long, 12 feet high, and 3,500 pound dinosaur. Admission is free.

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Rio Grande City

UTRGV's Starr County Upper-Level Center in Rio Grande City offers courses in bilingual education, criminal justice, history, English, and anthropology.

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Our 186-acre campus in Edinburg features a new Wellness Center, new residence hall, and a covered walkway that spans the perimeter of campus.

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The McAllen Teaching Site offers education and business courses, primarily serving professionals in the city of McAllen.

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Harlingen is home to the Regional Academic Health Center and UTRGV's 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Smart Hospital and technology complex.

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South Padre Island

UTRGV's Coastal Studies Lab is located on South Padre Island, serves as our marine biology laboratory, and offers graduate level biology courses.

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Our 320-acre campus in Brownsville provides students with state-of-the-art facilities and technology, as well as beautiful architecture and a scenic oxbow lake.

A University for the Valley