(March 10, 2010)--Construction on a third multi-level parking garage on the UTSA Main Campus is expected to begin in November and to be completed in July 2012. The East Garage will be on a portion of parking lot 4 north of the Main Building.
Existing parking spaces will remain behind the Main Building and along John Peace Boulevard. The parking facility will be capable of supporting up to 1,200 spaces with room for a customer service center, as well as a potential coffee kiosk within the facility.
Constructed to support the university's future needs, the garage will offer faculty, staff and student permit parking, as well as paid daily visitor and event parking. The $30-million project will be paid with parking-permit and short-term parking revenues.
Permit and hourly parking rates will increase in 2011-2012 to meet the debt-financing requirements of the project. The most popular student permit, Commuter, will cost $105 next year and the most common faculty/staff permit, "B," will cost $138.
UTSA Business Auxiliary Services will release a parking reallocation plan later this month for spaces that will be displaced during the construction project. Watch UTSA Today for upcoming details on the East Garage.
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.
This documentary, presented by the San Antonio Film Festival, documents the experience of re-entry after incarceration. The film features Michael Gilbert, associate professor in the department of criminal justice and director of the Office of Community and Restorative Justice program at UTSA.
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.
Victor Cyrus, Jr will see his first book of poetry published this fall
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