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STEM-Community Engagement grant takes shape at UTRGV

STEM-Community Engagement grant takes shape at UTRGV

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – Congressional representatives and community leaders from ARISE and LUPE joined UTRGV faculty and students March 1, to kick off a $1.48M faculty-community partnership grant.

Funded by the National Science Foundation, the grant – “Building Capacity: Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM Through Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Community Engagement” – is intended to help faculty develop inclusive, culturally relevant teaching practices. It also is geared to help faculty implement effective community engagement and experiential learning in STEM.

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GCR News - Regional science, engineering fair this weekend

Regional science, engineering fair this weekend

This weekend the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will host the 59th annual Rio Grande Valley Regional Science and Engineering Fair on the UTRGV Brownsville and Texas Southmost College campuses.

Area middle school students advance to MATHCOUNTS state competition

Area middle school students advance to MATHCOUNTS state competition

EDINBURG, TEXAS – Eighty-four middle school students from across the Rio Grande Valley competed in MATHCOUNTS on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the UTRGV Edinburg Campus.

Designed to challenge middle school students, the MATHCOUNTS program offers four levels of competition featuring both a rigorous written competition and a fast-paced oral competition.