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Joe Binder Scholarship Awarded

Scholarship in honor of former professor awarded to first two students


The first two recipients of the Joe Binder Scholarship Endowment for Students of Politics are government majors who are focused on law careers to become advocates for human rights.  

United Health Foundation Grant to UTRGV

UTRGV School of Medicine Receives $2.88 Million Grant from United Health Foundation


During his first visit to the Valley as governor, Texas Governor Greg Abbott participated in the ceremony for the grant to support increased health care access and education in Rio Grande Valley colonias.

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Welcome to The UTRGV School of Medicine


"We are at the beginning a powerful journey for the Rio Grande Valley. In rapid succession, The University of Texas System will open a new university in 2015 and medical school in 2016." - Dean Francisco Fernandez, M.D.

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