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UTRGV School of Medicine dean participates in Texas Tribune’s Conversation on Health Care Reform


Dr. John H. Krouse, dean of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine and vice president for Health Affairs, participated in the Texas Tribune’s A Conversation on Health Care Reform panel discussion, held Tuesday at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.

The Ugly Princess

UTRGV Opera Theater presents comic one-act, ‘The Ugly Princess’


The UTRGV Patron of the Arts Series will present two world-premiere performances of a one-act comic opera, The Ugly Princess, by UTRGV faculty Dr. Lelia Sadlier.


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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UTRGV International Students join in on Thanksgiving festivities on Brownsville Campus

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – NOV. 22, 2017 – UTRGV students from around the world gathered at Salón Cassia on the Brownsville Campus to celebrate an American tradition.
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UTRGV School of Medicine students get head start on their training with flu shots

MERCEDES, TEXAS – NOV. 22, 2017 – Administering a vaccine for the first time might intimidate some aspiring doctors – especially if the patient is their instructor – but first-year medical student Patrick Ojeaga wasn’t ruffled.
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UTRGV shows gratitude to international students with a Thanksgiving meal

EDINBURG, TX—NOV. 21, 2017—Hundreds of international students gathered at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Edinburg Campus Ballroom Tuesday to share a staple Thanksgiving meal of turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, stuffing and, of course, pumpkin pie.
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UTRGV #subculture: ‘Feel the Beat’ spurs music and art fusion in downtown Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – NOV. 20, 2017 – Downtown Brownsville buzzed with creative energy as hundreds of visitors gathered at Market Square on Saturday for #subculture: Feel the Beat, a music and art display organized by The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
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UTRGV School of Medicine students reaffirm commitment to medicine with personal oath

EDINBURG, TEXAS — NOV. 17, 2017 — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s Class of 2021 gathered Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Medical Education Building Auditorium to declare their commitment to their chosen profession by reciting an oath the students wrote themselves.
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UTRGV Studio Art Major Illustrates Book for Children

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – While some UTRGV students spent the summer traveling to new destinations via airplane or road trip, studio art major Karely Gallegos made her way to Washington, D.C., via illustration and a pressed penny.
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UTRGV Hosts Career Expo for High School Students

MCALLEN, Texas - Texas Workforce Solutions and University of Texas Rio Grande Valley are partnering up to get high school students on the right path in reaching their career goals.
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New grant helps UTRGV establish clinics

Rio Grande Valley is getting ready to be the home of three new healthcare centers. This is thanks to a $3.75 million federal grant given to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine.
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Califican con menor deuda a la UTRGV

Edinburg, Tx.- La Universidad de Texas Río Grande Valley ha sido clasificada como una de las 10 mejores en Texas por la menor deuda de préstamos estudiantiles. UTRGV ocupó el puesto No. 6.
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Julián Castro kicks off UTRGV speaker series

EDINBURG — Former San Antonio Mayor and Obama administration cabinet member Julián Castro launched the Distinguished Speaker Series at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Wednesday in front of students, area residents and local elected officials.
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