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(Nov. 27, 2012) -- UTSA social work graduate students will host a showing of the documentary, "Join Hands, Not Fists: Preventatively Addressing the Process Associated with Intimate-Partner Violence (IPV)," at 6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29 at San Anto Cultural Arts, 2120 El Paso, San Antonio, Texas, 78207. The screening is free and open to the public.

The documentary was created and organized by students from the UTSA Department of Social Work in collaboration with local nonprofit organizations.

The documentary highlights the need for preventative services for offenders of intimate-partner violence. The current lack of services will be addressed from law enforcement, offender, survivor and professional points of view.

The mission of the project is to raise awareness about the lack of prevention services regarding IPV. Currently, society relies on criminal justice system involvement before the issue is addressed; this is only for cases that are reported and have law enforcement involvement.

Street parking will be available at the venue. Refreshments will be served at the screening.



Dec. 1, 9 a.m.

CITE Venture Competition & Exposition

The annual Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) 100K Venture Competition and Exposition will be held on the Main Campus on Dec. 1. Twenty-eight teams from across the university will exhibit their project; six teams will compete for a prize pool of more than $100,000 in funding to launch their new venture / company. More than 650 students have participated in launching new technology ventures.
Biotechnology, Sciences and Engineering (BSE 2.102), Main Campus

Dec. 3, 5:30 p.m.

UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert

This concert features 50 community children performing music in the UTSA Downtown String Project Winter Concert. The children, led by UTSA music students studying to be music teachers, will join together in playing the Theme from Batman at their concert. The Batman of San Antonio, a local celebrity figure, will make an appearance at the concert. This event is free.
Buena Vista Theatre, Downtown Campus

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