(Nov. 20, 2009)--Elaine Mendoza, president and chief executive officer of Conceptual Mindworks Inc., will present the keynote address for the UTSA College of Business Frost Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture begins at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 30 in the Richard S. Liu Auditorium (2.01.02) in the Business Building on the UTSA Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Mendoza was appointed to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in 2006 and to the Commission for a College Ready Texas in 2007. She is committed to community initiatives in the areas of education, health care and economic growth.
Mendoza received a bachelor's in aerospace engineering from Texas A&M University. She serves on the boards of Christus Santa Rosa, The Texas Research Park Foundation and the Cancer Therapy Research Center. She served as chair of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in 2004 and 2005 and was chair of the Alamo Workforce Development from 2001 to 2003.
Established in 1990, Conceptual MindWorks delivers highly technical solutions and services in biotechnology and medical informatics. Partnering with the Department of Defense, Conceptual MindWorks is developing technologies to identify and neutralize bio-warfare agents and performing epidemiology studies reporting on disease status and health promotions planning.
In the private sector, they offer Sevocity, a robust ambulatory electronic health record system focused on serving physicians in the ambulatory setting. The company holds four patents and has one patent pending.
The Frost Distinguished Lecture Series brings prominent business and community leaders to UTSA to share their knowledge and experiences with students and others in the university and business community. The lecture series, which began in 1988, presents a forum for business leaders and academics to share their experiences in business so that students can broaden their understanding of the business world and the individuals who lead it.
Nationally ranked and recognized, the UTSA College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. It is one of the 40 largest business schools in the nation with 6,000 enrolled students and 37 different graduate and undergraduate business programs. The college is dedicated to raising its academic profile to become one of the best business schools recognized for developing "Knowledge for a New World."
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UTSA researchers are exploring matter at the atomic level with Helenita. It's one of the most powerful microscopes in the world, with the ability to operate near the theoretical limit of resolution. At 9 feet, 2 inches tall and weighing more than two tons, Helenita can dissect almost anything. With Helenita's resolution, researchers can study particles atom by atom to see how they behave.
That's critical in developing nanotechnology that will help diagnosis early-stage breast cancer or make helmets that are uber strong. Moreover, the detail that Helenita provides will allow nanotechnology researchers to create new therapies and treatments to fight a wide range of human diseases.
Did you know? Helenita can magnify a sample 20 million times its size, which would make a strand of human hair the size of San Antonio.
Join AIA San Antonio’s Women in Architecture group for their networking and happy hour event, where all design professionals are welcome.
Liberty Bar, 1111 S. Alamo St.
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Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle
Discover resources and strategies for teaching Tejano history and culture and get a special educator's tour of the new long-term exhibit, Los Tejanos.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. César E. Chávez Blvd.
This cowboy-themed programming, offered in conjunction with Our Kids Magazine's Kidcation Week, gives families the opportunity to visit with cowboy docents, enjoy readings and visit activity tables.
Institute of Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar E. Chavez Blvd.
The UTSA Alumni Association hosts this annual gala honoring the Alumna of the Year, Alumnus of the Year and the Alumnus of the Year Lifetime Achievement award winners.
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort & Spa, 9800 Hyatt Resort Dr.
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