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Dr. Peter Kranz, professor of educational psychology at UTRGV

Kranz’s historic, 1970s race relations class has lasting impact


A revolutionary race relations class conducted by Dr. Peter Kranz in the 1970s soon will be the subject of a book that chronicles the class’s indelible impact on its students, and its possibilities to address racial and ethnic discord today.

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UTRGV named among Top 50 Schools for Latinos by Latino Leaders Magazine


The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been selected as one of the top 50 universities for Latinos in the United States by Latino Leaders Magazine.

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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 Fair


If you are giving some thought to graduate school, be sure to stop by to learn about UTRGV’s master’s and doctoral programs. Meet with faculty and staff – and ask questions.


February 27 – March 5

Join UTRGV students, faculty and guest artists for a week of cultural and educational exchange with music, books, plays, storytelling, art exhibits, and children’s activities. All events are free and open to the public.


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Next stop: San Antonio, March 8

San Antonio is the fifth stop of Discover UTRGV’s six-city tour. Interested students and parents can connect with UTRGV representatives and get all the scoop, including info about financial aid. See you at the Hilton Palacio del Rio on Wednesday, March 8. Sign up now!

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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.

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