• UTRGV welcomes first marching band director

      Wednesday, August 30, 2023
    Historic additions to UTRGV and the university community are coming on strong, hot on the heels of a student vote that supported new programs like women’s swimming and diving, football, expansion of the spirit program – and the first ...

  • Governor names LaMantia to Texas Women’s Hall of Fame

      Wednesday, August 30, 2023
    Val LaMantia, a well-known entrepreneur, community leader and philanthropist in the Rio Grande Valley, has been named by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and the Governor’s Commission for Women for induction into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame. ...

  • Economic mobility report ranks UTRGV 6th nationally and 2nd in state

      Tuesday, August 29, 2023
    UTRGV was recently ranked sixth in the United States among all public and private universities in offering students high economic opportunity and mobility. Third Way, a national nonprofit think tank, announced the ranking in its 2023 Economic ...

  • UTRGV ranked as No. 1 university in Texas by Washington Monthly

      Monday, August 28, 2023
    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Monday started the 2023-24 academic year as the No. 1 university in Texas, based on Washington Monthly magazine’s annual college guide and rankings. Also, on Monday – and for the fourth ...

  • UTRGV to celebrate Day of Giving on Aug. 30

      Monday, August 28, 2023
    Dr. Kelly Nassour, UTRGV executive vice president for Institutional Advancement, said a gift to UTRGV is an investment in students and the future of the Rio Grande Valley. “Donations from our community during Day of Giving make a difference ...

  • UTRGV Harlingen Collegiate High juniors are now, officially, Vaqueros

      Monday, August 28, 2023
    It’s hard to imagine completing your first two years of college before you even graduate high school. But high school juniors from UTRGV Harlingen Collegiate High (HCH) know all about it, as they move now from being Harlingen Owls (freshmen ...

  • UTRGV’s Fall 2023 semester underway

      Monday, August 28, 2023
    UTRGV this week welcomes back returning students and faculty for the Fall 2023 semester, as well as first-time college students just beginning their journey at UTRGV.

  • UTRGV School of Medicine awarded $200,000 for pancreatic cancer research

      Friday, August 25, 2023
    The funding will help advance pancreatic cancer-related research and studies in South Texas. This recent CPRIT award – the "Role of transcription factor UBTF in pancreatic cancer" – to the university’s cancer research ...

  • UTRGV to freeze tuition, mandatory academic fees for next two years

      Friday, August 25, 2023
    UTRGV’s reputation as one of the most affordable universities in the state received a boost Thursday when The University of Texas System Board of Regents approved a plan to freeze tuition and mandatory academic fees for the next two years ...

  • ‘Chronicle of Higher Education’ lists UTRGV as third-fastest growing public doctoral institution

      Thursday, August 24, 2023
    The Chronicle of Higher Education recently released the Fall 2023 issue of the Almanac of Higher Education 2023, where for the sixth year in a row, UTRGV is ranked as one of the top 10 fastest-growing public doctoral institutions in the United ...

  • UTRGV gets green light to buy Majestic Theatre in downtown Brownsville

      Thursday, August 24, 2023
    The University of Texas System Board of Regents (BOR) on Thursday authorized UTRGV to purchase the Majestic Theatre and an adjacent building in downtown Brownsville. UTRGV President Guy Bailey said the potential undertaking is a win-win ...

  • UTRGV welcomes 24 new Luminary Scholars

      Wednesday, August 23, 2023
    Twenty-four students soon will join the exclusive group known as the UTRGV Luminary Scholars. The new cohort and their families were welcomed to UTRGV at a banquet Monday, Aug. 21, on the Edinburg Campus. The students are all from Texas, from the ...

  • UTRGV School of Nursing hosts mass casualty simulation for students

      Wednesday, August 16, 2023
    Dr. Lilia Fuentes, dean of the UTRGV School of Nursing, said the goal of its first emergency preparation simulation was to prepare students to respond to emergency situations that might have mass casualties – like a natural disaster, ...

  • STUDY ABROAD 2023: Italy

      Tuesday, August 15, 2023
    Ten UTRGV students learned about art restoration and preservation while under the Tuscan sun this summer, during a Study Abroad minimester to Italy from May 15 to June 1.

  • UTRGV alum set to lead Mexico into FIBA Basketball World Cup

      Thursday, August 10, 2023
    UTRGV legacy alum Paul Stoll is preparing to lead the Mexican National Team into the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

  • UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine seats second cohort

      Monday, August 07, 2023
    A second cohort of future podiatrists has begun its journey at the UTRGV School of Podiatric Medicine ¬– the first school of podiatric medicine in Texas and one of only 10 in the United States.

  • UTRGV to offer Physical Therapy doctoral program, Summer 2025

      Monday, August 07, 2023
    UTRGV will offer a new Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program starting summer 2025, to increase the number of trained therapists in the Rio Grande Valley and access to therapy services.

  • Nature Geoscience journal publishes article on river behavior by UTRGV SEEMS Professor Tian Dong

      Thursday, August 03, 2023
    Dr. Tian Y. Dong, assistant professor of Ocean, Coastal, and Earth Sciences at the UTRGV School of Earth, Environmental, and Marine Sciences (SEEMS), has been published as co-author of a research paper accepted for publication in the prestigious ...