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UTRGV alumna Lorena Garcia graduated in fall 2016

UTRGV alumni choose education path with commitment to Teach For America


After graduating from UTRGV in December 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in biology, Lorena Garcia was catching up with a friend from her days at Hanna High School. The conversation turned out to be propitious.


UT System, UTRGV announce results of student survey on sexual assault and misconduct


In its continued efforts to provide the safest learning environment possible for students, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, in conjunction with The University of Texas System, announced Friday the results of an unprecedented, in-depth student survey that looks at the prevalence, perceptions and experiences around a range of acts of sexual assault and misconduct that affect students.

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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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Make a weekend of Flute day

UTRGV Flute Studio will host the sixth annual Flute Day, filled with recitals, master classes, exhibits, workshops, reading sessions, rehearsals, Q and A with an expert and concerts. Special guest artists include Marianne Gedigian, Mark Teplitsky and Madera Winds.


Guitars, guitars, guitars!

The annual Brownsville Guitar Ensemble Festival and Competition and Patron of the Arts present three renowned guitarists: Thibaut Garcia, Jason Vieaux and Grisha Goryachev, over three evenings at the TSC Arts Center in Brownsville. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.


Speaker Series

Wednesday, March 29

Come hear inspiring words from Alison Levine, team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition. Levine has achieved the Adventure Grand Slam: scaling the highest peak on every continent and skiing to both the North and South Poles. Free and open to the public, 7:30 p.m. at the TSC Arts Center in Brownsville.

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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