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  Sharp: UT will not stop A&M from building an engineering school in RGV
WESLACO, November 17 - Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp says he is undeterred by objections from the University of Texas System to plans for an A&M school of engineering in the Rio Grande Valley.
  Don't build an engineering school in RGV, UT tells A&M
WESLACO, November 1 - The University of Texas System is trying to stop Texas A&M University-Kingsville from launching a school of engineering in the Rio Grande Valley, arguing that it is duplication of educational opportunities already provided in the region.
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    UPDATED: Treviño: TAMUK to start a School of Engineering in Weslaco
WESLACO, October 30 - Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp will be in Weslaco on Friday to make an announcement about a project that many people hope will eventually turn into Texas A&M University-Rio Grande Valley.
    McAllen looks set to land UTRGV medical school research center
McALLEN, October 23 - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling is increasingly confident that his city will benefit directly from the rollout of the new UT-Rio Grande Valley and its four-year medical school.
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    Bailey: Burgos Basin can benefit from UTRGV energy commerce degree
BROWNSVILLE, October 14 - UT-Rio Grande Valley is to offer a bachelor’s degree in energy commerce in order to give local students a better chance of landing a high paying job in the Eagle Ford Shale or the Burgos Basin.
    Garza: Valley's brain drain is over; students will now start flocking to region
BROWNSVILLE, October 9 - With SpaceX, UTRGV and the new medical school, the Rio Grande Valley’s traditional brain drain is going to end and students from across America are going to start moving to the region to study and build a career.
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  Sharp: UT will not stop A&M from building an engineering school in RGV
WESLACO, November 17 - Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp says he is undeterred by objections from the University of Texas System to plans for an A&M school of engineering in the Rio Grande Valley.
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  Don't build an engineering school in RGV, UT tells A&M
WESLACO, November 1 - The University of Texas is trying to stop Texas A&M University-Kingsville from launching a school of engineering in the Rio Grande Valley, arguing that it is duplication of educational opportunities already provided in the region.
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  UPDATED: Treviño: TAMUK to start a School of Engineering in Weslaco
WESLACO, October 30 - Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp will be in Weslaco on Friday to make an announcement about a project that many people hope will eventually turn into Texas A&M University-Rio Grande Valley.
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  Cigarroa: New medical school will transform RGV
AUSTIN, October 26 - Together with The University of Texas System Board of Regents, I am deeply committed to enhancing education, health, economic development and quality of life in the Rio Grande Valley.
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  McAllen looks set to land UTRGV medical school research center
McALLEN, October 23 - McAllen Mayor Jim Darling is increasingly confident that his city will benefit directly from the roll out of the new UT-Rio Grande Valley and its four-year medical school.
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  Bailey: Burgos Basin can benefit from UTRGV energy commerce degree
BROWNSVILLE, October 14 - UT-Rio Grande Valley is to offer a bachelor’s degree in energy commerce in order to give local students a better chance of landing a high paying job in the Eagle Ford Shale or the Burgos Basin.
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  Garza: Valley's brain drain is over; students will now start flocking to region
BROWNSVILLE, October 9 - With SpaceX, UTRGV and the new medical school, the Rio Grande Valley’s traditional brain drain is going to end and students from across America are going to start moving to the region to study and build a career.
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  Hinojosa looks to replicate ExxonMobil-LCC workforce training project
EDINBURG, October 6 - Congressman Rubén Hinojosa is planning to take a delegation of educators and business leaders to Houston to see if they can replicate a highly successful training program implemented by the petroleum industry and community colleges.
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  SpaceX's arrival in South Texas spurs collaboration between UT, CONACYT
BROWNSVILLE, October 2 - Administrators at the UT System and professors at UT-Brownsville say SpaceX was the catalyst for increased collaboration and partnerships between UT and higher education institutions in Mexico.
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  Lively discussion on merits of STC's new tax rate
McALLEN, September 19 - While opponents of South Texas College’s proposed tax rate increase are busy getting a petition signed for a rollback election, the college’s board of trustees is seeking legal advice on whether such an election is valid.
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  Quilantán Arenas: UT System, UT-RGV, acting on Obama-Peña Nieto initiative
BROWNSVILLE, September 4 - The U.S. does one million dollars of trade per minute with Mexico but when it comes to student, professor and research exchanges the relationship is weak, says Mexico’s Consul to Brownsville.
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  Quilantán Arenas: Countries Seek Links in Education and Innovation
BROWNSVILLE, September 4 - Today, Dr. Randall Charbeneau, Assistant Vice Chancellor of the University of Texas System and Dr. Fredrick Jenet, Director of the UTB-Center for Advanced Radio Astronomy (CARA) are in Mexico City, to discuss with its Mexican counterparts international cooperation on the Bilateral Forum of Higher Education, Innovation and Research (FOBESII), a program announced on May 2013 by presidents Enrique Peña Nieto and Barack Obama.
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  Only constant at UTRGV will be change, says new provost
HARLINGEN, August 27 - The new provost and executive vice president of UT-Rio Grande Valley spoke about his vision for the institution in a breakfast speech at the Harlingen Area Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday.
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  Bailey names first part of his UTRGV leadership team
SAN BENITO August 27 - UT-Rio Grande Valley President Guy Bailey has announced some of the people who will be in his leadership team.
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  Cigarroa to attend groundbreaking for $54 million UT-RGV medical school building
EDINBURG, August 20 - Plans are in place for UT System Chancellor Francisco Cigarroa to visit the Rio Grande Valley next Tuesday for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new $54 million medical school building.
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  Impact of Mexico's energy reforms on South Texas underway with STC-UTGZ pact
McALLEN, August 13 - In an interview with the Guardian last Saturday, the chair of the Texas Border Coalition’s workforce development committee, Blas Castañeda, said he could foresee colleges in South Texas training workers for northern Mexico’s soon-to-be booming energy sector.
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  Reed: STC-UTRGV partnership will have profound impact
McALLEN, August 7 – A strong partnership between UT-Rio Grande Valley and South Texas College is going to have a profound impact on the region, predicts longtime STC President Shirley Reed.
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  Bailey: UTRGV's diabetes and obesity research team will bring in $12 million
McALLEN, August 7 - At a recent McAllen Chamber of Commerce event, Dr. Guy Bailey spoke about the importance of making UT-Rio Grande Valley a major research institution.
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  Poll: Most Valley residents feel less safe
EDINBURG, July 23 - Only one in four Rio Grande Valley residents feel safer living on the U.S.-Mexico border today than they did five years ago, according to a new opinion poll.
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  South Texas leaders praise selection of McRaven as UT chancellor
LAREDO, July 30 - South Texas leaders have welcomed the selection of Admiral William H. McRaven as sole finalist for the position of UT System chancellor.
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  Hinojosa: Unity needed as UTRGV transforms Valley
McALLEN, June 15 - This weekend marks the one year anniversary of Governor Perry officially signing into law SB 24, legislation that merges UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville and creates a free standing medical school in South Texas.
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  Sharp, Hinojosa, to make major announcement on 'transformational' project for RGV
McALLEN, June 3 - Following in-depth discussions with state Sen. Juan Hinojosa, Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp is going to make a major announcement about a healthcare project he believes will transform the Rio Grande Valley.
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  Baylor, A&M, USDA, collaborate on Valley hunger initiative
McALLEN, June 3 - USDA, Baylor University Texas Hunger Initiative and Texas A&M University Health Science Center are collaborating to reduce the number of Rio Grande Valley children that go without a healthy meal.
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  UTRGV working group reports largely ignore Valley's colonias
BROWNSVILLE, May 30 - There was great excitement among colonia group leaders at a meeting in Weslaco last November that their ideas were being listened to by the master planners developing the new university for the Rio Grande Valley.
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  Rio Grande Valley to get its version of the Aspen Institute
HARLINGEN, May 28 - The Rio Grande Valley is to get its own version of the Aspen Institute, UT leaders have announced.
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  Mounce: We Want MAS (Mexican American Studies)
EDINBURG, May 25 - I have written several times in the past about MAS—Mexican American Studies. Professors and students of that academic discipline have also written or spoken of the importance, need, trials and triumphs of that program.
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  Bailey names UTRGV transition team
AUSTIN, May 22 - Guy Bailey does not start working as president of UT-Rio Grande Valley until June 15 but he has already announced his transition team to help prepare for the morphing of UT-Pan American and UT-Brownsville into UTRGV.
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  Professor: Making UTRGV a truly bilingual university is going to take time
EDINBURG, May 21 - Some of UT-Rio Grande Valley’s loftier goals may take a little time to achieve – such as becoming a truly bilingual university.
   
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Last Updated: Sunday, November 23, 2014 17:12

Sharp: UT will not stop A&M from building an engineering school in RGV

Don't build an engineering school in RGV, UT tells A&M

Treviño: TAMUK to start a School of Engineering in Weslaco

McAllen set to land UTRGV medical school research center

Bailey: Burgos Basin can benefit from UTRGV energy commerce degree

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