(Nov. 22, 2010)--The UTSA Graduate School offers many online resources -- such as Skype video-conferencing appointments and instant chat -- for current and prospective students. For virtual meetings with students, Graduate School staff members are available via Skype.
Skype is a video chat service with which graduate recruiters meet with prospective students who often are located out of the country or in South Texas. The Graduate School also launched its first group chat service to host information sessions virtually for out-of-area prospective students.
Current and prospective students also can utilize instant chat with Graduate School staff members. This online service is available 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Tuesday, and 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Friday.
The Graduate School's services are expanding because of growth and the realization that more and more students look to the Web for information. UTSA's Graduate School Facebook page was launched in the summer of 2009 and now boasts well over 1,000 fans.
Facebook provides daily posts on news, services, resources, deadlines and upcoming events relevant to graduate students. As of Oct. 1, the Graduate School is on Twitter as well.
"Thanks, UTSA, for using technology to enhance services for students," said UTSA graduate student Paty Zamora.
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.
H-E-B University Center, Bexar Room (HUC 1.102), 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
Muralist Crystal Arias will discuss her current mural "Cultivate the Past to Prestige" at La India Herbs and themes she utilizes in her other works.
McKinney Humanities Building (MH 3.02.26), Main Campus
The UTSA Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is a co-sponsor of the CARTA 19th Annual Conference. The group meets annually to exchange educational programs, ideas, and techniques and to network with other teachers of Russian. Registration required.
DoubleTree by Hilton, Downtown San Antonio
Into the Woods is a musically sophisticated show with a leaning towards dark comedy. Dr. William McCrary directs. $15 tickets $10 students military seniors 55+ with IDs $8 groups of ten or more in any price level. There will be a second show Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
UTSA faculty, staff and students are members of the Helotes Area Community Band and are proud to present a special Tapestry of Concert Band Classics. The event is free and open to the community.
John Marshall High School Auditorium, 8000 Lobo Lane, San Antonio
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