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Gloria Anzaldua (Courtesy Photo)

UTRGV Center for Mexican American Studies celebrating 30th anniversary of Anzaldúa’s “Borderlands” with yearlong series


The Center for Mexican American Studies at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has launched a yearlong series called “Nuestra Gloria,” commemorating the 30th anniversary of the publication of “Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza,” written by Valley native Gloria Anzaldúa.

BARBARA MAYO (Photo Courtesy of Northeast Lakeview College)

Texas Speech Communication Association names UTRGV legacy alumna ‘Community College Educator of the Year’ for 2017


The Texas Speech Communication Association has named Barbara Mayo, an alum of UTRGV legacy institution UT Pan American, as its “Community College Educator of the Year.”


MAYA Hidden Worlds Revealed Oct 17th through Jan 18th

MAYA Hidden Worlds Revealed

This remarkable exhibit, created by the Science Museum of Minnesota, gives our communities of the Rio Grande Valley a unique opportunity to discover a lost civilization. The ancient Maya are one of the most complex and advanced civilizations of the ancient world, known for their monumental architecture, distinctive art and intricate knowledge of astronomy and time.

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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 Rio Grande Valley