(April 6, 2010)--The UTSA Graduate Student Association (GSA) will host the first Graduate Student Appreciation Week beginning April 5 with the second annual Graduate Project Competition and ending Friday, April 9 with a reception and awards ceremony.
Thirty-five graduate students from various disciplines will participate in this year's competition. Graduate student projects will be on display all week in the Retama Auditorium galleria on the University Center second floor on the Main Campus.
There will be a poster viewing session open to the UTSA community with the presenters available to answer questions from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7. Oral presentations are scheduled April 7-8. Video and music entries will be spotlighted during a graduate student-faculty mixer April 7.
The GSA will host three information sessions: Applying to Graduate School, Managing Group Presentations and Making Yourself Marketable with a Graduate Degree.
Graduate Student Appreciation Week is sponsored by the UTSA Graduate School, Teaching and Learning Center, Tomas Rivera Center for Student Success, Career Center, Alumni Association and other supporting organizations from the greater San Antonio community.
For more information, e-mail GSA President Carla Pezzia or contact GSA adviser John Shaffer at 210-458-4111.
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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