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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...

String theory: Michael Quantz is a pioneer in guitar education

There was a time not so long ago that studying music on guitar in the classroom was basically unheard of. Oh sure, you could study...

COVID-19 testing continues throughout the county

Testing for COVID-19 is becoming more widely available in the Rio Grande Valley. Those without primary care doctors have access to a series of...

Code Switching: Professors work to document blend of languages spoken the Valley

Last week the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced that two linguists on staff at the school’s Edinburg campus won a federal grant...

UTRGV boosts testing capacity to 1,000 virus samples daily

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is substantially boosting the number of COVID-19 tests it’s able to process in-house from...

A new celebration: UTRGV hosts first virtual commencement

More than 3,000 students were celebrated on the very first Virtual Commencement Ceremony by the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Saturday morning,...

UTRGV celebrates military graduates with curbside graduation

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley held a curbside celebration for veteran and military students who are graduating this semester, continuing a long-standing...

UTRGV to hold virtual Spring 2020 commencement on Saturday

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will celebrate more than 3,000 prospective graduates with the first-ever Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 30,...

Medical students preparing to enter UTRGV

HARLINGEN — It’s the life they’ve dreamed of and the reality for which they’ve yearned. And now, four graduating seniors from the Harlingen School of...

Grant will allow med school Graduate Medical Education to expand

By Victoria Brito Morales, UTRGV Staff The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine Graduate Medical Education has received an $11 million grant...

Virtual Celebration: UTGRV School of Medicine graduates first class

HARLINGEN — It started with a piece of legislation years ago. Now the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine has just graduated...

Virtual Honors: Two UTRGV Medical School graduates from Brownsville

Two members of the inaugural class of graduates at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine are from Brownsville and plan...

UTRGV med school graduates to celebrate with virtual commencement

The UTRGV School of Medicine will graduate its charter Class of 2020 in a virtual Spring Commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 9. The...

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...

UTRGV School of Medicine opens fourth site in Harlingen

HARLINGEN — Officials at UTRGV’s medical school announced Monday the university will open a fourth COVID-19 testing location, this one in Harlingen. The site, located...

Deadline for UTRGV Summer Relief Package extended through May 29

The Summer Relief Package announced earlier this month by UTRGV will extend the deadline until May 29. The relief package is available for all students,...

UTRGV Opera Theater to present ‘Carmen’ online

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has launched Patron of the Arts Online, a free online concert series to lift spirits during the...

UTRGV to start drive-thru testing for COVID-19

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced Friday that they will start drive-thru testing for the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 starting Monday...

UTRGV student tests positive for COVID-19

A University of Texas Rio Grande Valley student who resides in the Casa Bella Apartments campus dorms in Brownsville has tested positive for COVID-19,...

UTRGV student, faculty both test positive for COVID-19

A University of Texas Rio Grande Valley student who resides in the campus dorms and a faculty member who lives in the Upper Valley,...

EDITORIAL: Big boost: Donation to medical school a step toward prominence

America’s most prominent medical schools — the Mayo Clinic, Harvard and Johns Hopkins, for example — are known for more than producing some of...

UTRGV receives $38,000,000 gift from Legacy Foundation

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was given what the school calls a transformative and remarkable gift. During a news conference at the UTRGV...

Tuition hike to impact incoming UTRGV students

EDINBURG — Incoming fall 2020 students at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley can expect to shell out a little more money for...

UTRGV announces tuition break for qualified undergrads

Qualifying undergraduate students with adjusted gross family income of $75,000 or less will be able to attend the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley at...