Maria Elena ’19

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Maria Elena ’19

September 9, 2019

Maria Elena ’19 Public Health San Antonio, TX Maria Elena Valdez was born in Eagle Pass, Texas to seasonal immigrant workers from Coahuila, Mexico. She remembers traveling between Mexico and the U.S. with her parents when she was young. Her father worked each summer in… Continue Reading

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Q&A with Award-Winning Filmmaker and UTSA Alum, Nirav Bhakta

August 30, 2019

Nirav Bhakta ‘11 Architecture Houston How did you get into filmmaking? I usually go after creative pursuits and I’ve always wanted to work in film but that wasn’t always an option for me as I grew up undocumented. Another artistic field that I chose to… Continue Reading

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Undergraduate students: Apply early to enroll at UTSA for Fall 2020

July 29, 2019

Now is the time for high school seniors and transfer students who want to apply early to UTSA for Fall 2020. UTSA is a university of choice for students ready to invest in their future. With more than 32,000 students, UTSA is the largest university… Continue Reading

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UTSA researchers are using science to improve theme park lines

July 18, 2019

Millions of people are traveling to their summer vacations across the country and many those will be going to theme parks. Places like Disney World will be packed with visitors, causing long lines that are unavoidable. Researchers Wenbo Wu and Mark Leung in the UTSA… Continue Reading

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UTSA Extends its Transfer Deadline

June 28, 2019

Good news for those looking to transfer to UTSA this fall—you have more time to complete your admissions application! Transfer students now have until July 15 to submit their UTSA apps on ApplyTexas. Incoming transfers who submit their app before the extended deadline will also… Continue Reading

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UTSA in the News – Drone Technology

June 28, 2019

UTSA is in the news for partnering with the U.S. Department of Defense to develop emerging robotic technology that will help save lives on the field. Check out this news article by Kens5 and see how UTSA engineering students are pioneering new technology that will… Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday, UTSA!

June 5, 2019

UTSA is proud to celebrate its 50th anniversary today with our Future Roadrunners! Explore our history and join the celebration as we look back on some of the university’s milestones. Bird’s Up! Even though UTSA is still very young, many Roadrunners have had the chance… Continue Reading

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Self-Driving Submarine Being Built by UTSA Engineering Students

April 30, 2019

Meet AquaBot Project Director, Kyle Fetter and AquaBot Project Manager, Denise Guerra. Kyle and Denise are undergraduate mechanical engineering students who transferred to UTSA and fell in love with the research and opportunities they found as Roadrunners. One of the most challenging and engaging opportunities… Continue Reading

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What Makes UTSA So Great?

April 23, 2019

There are so many great things that make UTSA a wonderful place to study—that we’re not even sure where to begin! Maybe the best place to start is to simply ask a Roadrunner. Here are some examples that come directly from our students. Opportunity: UTSA… Continue Reading

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Why UTSA?

April 18, 2019

The University of Texas at San Antonio is one of the best universities in the world, making it a great choice for higher education. See the video and examples below for more on why UTSA:       Located in beautiful San Antonio, the seventh… Continue Reading

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