(March 11, 2011)--In its first year of competition, the UTSA Men's Club Wrestling team is sending two athletes to compete in the National Collegiate Wresting Association (NCWA) National Tournament March 10-12 in Macon, Ga., at Mercer University. Tyler Herrera and Ricardo Reyna will represent the UTSA club wrestling team at the national tournament.
Herrera, a political science senior from Colleyville, qualified for the national tournament by placing second at the NCWA Southwest Conference Tournament in the 149-pound weight class. Reyna, a communications junior from Austin, qualified for the national tournament by placing third at the NCWA Southwest Conference Tournament in the 141-pound weight class. The NCWA Southwest Conference Tournament was Feb. 27 at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Herrera amassed a record of 11-4 with nine pins. His best showing was a first-place finish in the 149-pound weight class at the Southwest Conference Open in November at UT Arlington. Reyna has a record of 8-5 with two pins. His best showing was a second-place finish in the 141-pound weight class at the Texas State Championships in February at Texas A&M University.
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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