(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.
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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