Valley higher ed enrollment up, down

An unprecedented year has brought unprecedented changes to the enrollment numbers of the Rio Grande Valley’s largest higher education institutions, changes that are both...

Balancing higher health risks and spotty internet, reopening UTRGV is a challenge

By Karen Brooks Harper, Texas Tribune Isolated without Wi-Fi in the rural Hidalgo County home he shares with his dad, Ruben Homar Martinez is determined...

City manager: Edinburg $1M contribution to UTRGV still alive

BY NAXIELY LOPEZ-PUENTE AND MATT WILSON, STAFF WRITERS Although members of Edinburg City Council considered canceling the city’s $1 million contribution to the University of Texas Rio...

Mask up: Prof launches PPE venture to meet need

A computer science professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville responded to the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment early...

UTRGV medical school conducting COVID-19 testing

HARLINGEN — The Rio Grande Valley’s medical students are playing a big role in the coronavirus pandemic. “If there was ever a time to be...

UTRGV fall financial relief deadline approaching

Some students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will be eligible to receive grant money to help them with expenses this fall,...

UTRGV to provide $1,000 cash grants to eligible students  

By Melissa Vasquez, UTRGV Staff To provide UTRGV students with even more financial support this coming semester, the university has revamped its Fall Relief Package to give all...

UTRGV continues fresh produce distribution to community

Dozens of students and community members attended the weekly produce distribution at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Friday where they received...

UTRGV to offer six types of classes in the fall semester

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced in an email sent to the campus community that students will have six different types of...

Answering the Call: Med school grads plan to practice in the Valley

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley recently graduated its first class of students from the School of Medicine. Those graduates entered the program...

Chick-Fil-A, UTRGV partner in meal program

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley had been looking to increase its presence in Brownsville following the momentum of a successful Western Athletic...