(March 17, 2010)--To promote pride and tradition in the UTSA College of Engineering (COE) and to offer UTSA students the opportunity to socialize with students from other academic disciplines, the COE Student Council will host the second annual Engineering San Antonio Week March 22-26 on the UTSA Main Campus. Faculty, staff and students from all academic disciplines are invited to attend the week's events.
>> Events will be from noon to 4 p.m. with the exception of Friday's formal banquet, which is 6:30-10 p.m. and requires advance ticket purchase. To purchase tickets, visit the COE Student Council Web site.
The UTSA College of Engineering is home to more than 2,300 undergraduate, master's and doctoral students pursuing careers in biomedical engineering, civil and environmental engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and mechanical engineering.
In 2008, COE was ranked 10th in the nation for the number of undergraduate degrees awarded to Hispanics, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education. It remains the top public provider of engineering education in South Texas.
Engineering San Antonio Week 2010, UTSA Main Campus
Monday, March 22: Engineering Organization Day, Sombrilla Plaza
Ten engineering student organizations will have tables on display. Food will be sold.
Tuesday, March 23: Solve an Integral for a T-shirt Day, University Center paseo
Students from all disciplines can win a shirt if they solve two integrals on a whiteboard.
Wednesday, March 24: Square Root Beer Day, Roadrunner Lawn
Engineering organizations will give away root beer in commemorative event cups.
Thursday, March 25: Engineering Fair, University Center Lawn
Events include everything from "Pi" eating to "Pi" throwing as well as free food.
Friday, March 26: Engineering Banquet, University Center Denman Room (2.01.28)
Formal banquet will feature a three-course dinner, live music and awards for students and faculty. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students and $20 for non-students.
The Spring Research Conference offers graduate and undergraduate students pursuing majors in the College of Liberal and Fine Arts the opportunity to present their original work in a forum of interested and critically engaged minds that is at the same time welcoming and inclusive.
Various locations, Main Campus
Mimi Marziani, executive director of the Texas Civil Rights Project, will speak about civil rights advocacy, political campaigns, election law and nonprofit management.
SAWS Headquarters, 2800 U.S. Highway 281 North, San Antonio
Join the Center for Military Families for a panel on Politics in the Service of Military Families, featuring Cedric Leighton, David Splitter, Steve Huerta, and the Office of Congressman Henry Cuellar. The event is free and open to the public.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
UTSA Dance classes will take the stage and share their talents and passion for dance! Come support our growing dance program! $10 admission
Buena Vista Street Building Theater (BVB 1.326), Downtown Campus
This panel presentation will look at the history of the YWCA and the impact the organization has had on women in the San Antonio community.
McKinney Humanities Building (MH 2.02.10), Main Campus
The Demography Lecture Series continues with Dr. Barbara Bird of American University. Her topic focuses on Insights Into a Hard to Find Population: Latino Entrepreneurs in Metro Washington, D.C. Event is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the pay stall spaces of the Monterrey surface lot.
Monterrey Building (MNT 3.240), Downtown Campus
This video tells the story of four Latina lesbians who fought for exoneration after being wrongfully convicted of sexually assaulting two girls during the Satanic Panic witch-hunt era of the 1980s and 1990s.
North Paseo Building (NPB 1.114), Main Campus
Tejana/Indígena author Ire'ne Lara Ailva will read from her latest work and discuss her approach to reimagining Tejan@ myths.
Main Building (MB 2.404), Main Campus
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