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Union Pacific hosts UTSA College Day info fair to discuss career options

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Union Pacific College Day at Sunset Station

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(May 21, 2012) -- (May 21, 2012) -- Union Pacific recently hosted a College Day in downtown San Antonio at the historic Sunset Station. The daylong event included career information sessions and the display of a steam train with souvenir cars. The event celebrated Union Pacific's 150th year of service and helped kick off Fiesta San Antonio.

Union Pacific brought hiring managers from departments such as finance, operations, IT, engineering and mechanical to discuss career opportunities with the company. UTSA students, faculty and Career Center staff members were on hand for an information session followed by a tour of the steam locomotive and cars.

Through its 150-year history, Union Pacific has offered challenging and rewarding work to fit the needs of a diverse, ambitious and multi-talented population. Union Pacific is expanding operations at its San Antonio hub in conjunction with the Eagle Ford Shale project development in South Texas.

UTSA students and alumni interested in learning more about career opportunities with UP can contact the UTSA Career Center at 210-458-4589 or visit the RowdyJobs website.

 

 

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UTSA writes the book on all-digital libraries

As touch screens and e-books demand more and more attention from both casual readers and scholars, many people say the handwriting is on the wall for the printed page.

At UTSA, the handwriting is on the wall for a library that doesn't have any printed books.

Since March 2010, the bookless library in the Applied Engineering and Technology Building has given UTSA students an innovative way to read, research and work with each other to solve problems.

With ultra-modern furniture and a décor featuring desktop computers, scanners and LCD screens, the AET Library is designed to engage students in an online format. But it also offers group study niches and study rooms with whiteboards and glass walls on which students can write. The space encourages teamwork, communications and problem solving for the next generation of scientists and professional engineers.

Did you know? The UTSA AET Library is the nation's first completely bookless library on a college or university campus. It served as a model for Bexar County's first-in-the-nation public bookless library system and one of its branches, the Dr. Ricardo Romo BiblioTech.

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