(March 11, 2011)--Roadrunners fans -- your UTSA men's basketball team will face regular season champion McNeese State at 3 p.m. in Saturday's Southland Conference Tournament Championship game at the Merrell Center in Katy. A victory would give Brooks Thompson's program its first invitation to the NCAA Tournament in seven years.
The athletics department is sponsoring buses that will take UTSA students, fans, donors and alumni to the title game. The cost is $50 per person for the general public and $25 per person for UTSA students; this includes the ride and a game ticket. The bus will depart at 9 a.m., Saturday, March 12 in front of the Convocation Center at the UTSA Main Campus and will stop before and after the game for lunch and dinner; meals will be the responsibility of each individual.
>> To reserve a seat on the bus, contact Shelly Horn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 210-458-6333 by 3 p.m., Friday, March 11. Cash and personal check payments will be accepted at the bus on Saturday morning.
Those planning to drive to the championship game on their own can purchase tickets at the UTSA window at the Merrell Center. Those unable to attend can watch the nationally televised contest on ESPN2.
UTSA defeated the Cowboys, 65-61, on Feb. 16 at the Convocation Center.
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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