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UTSA hosts liberal and fine arts research conference March 20

COLFA Research Conference

College of Liberal and Fine Arts Research Conference

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(March 19, 2014) -- The UTSA College of Liberal and Fine Arts will host the 14th annual COLFA Spring Research Conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 20 in the University Center on the Main Campus.

Featuring more than 70 presentations by undergraduate and graduate students, the conference offers students the opportunity to present their original work in a welcoming, inclusive environment with critically engaging minds.

Students can practice public speaking and poster presentations in a variety of fields including anthropology, art and art history, communication, English, history, modern languages and literatures, music, philosophy and classics, political science and geography, psychology and sociology.

Award winners will be announced at a ceremony following the presentations. Winners will be recognized for research papers, posters, multimedia projects, artwork, creative writing and musical performance.

>> View the full schedule of presentations.

Presentations will include:

9-10:30 a.m.
"Winning Hearts and Minds Through Medicine: The Iraq War, 2003-2010"
William Hendricks
UC Buckeye Room (2.01.32)

9-10:30 a.m.
"Facing the Fear of Writing: The Effect of Government and Drug Cartels in Mexican Journalism"
Luis Manuel Rodriguez
UC Paloverde Room (2.01.36)

10 a.m.-noon
"Incorporating Culture in Programs about Nutrition for Hispanic Youth
Sara Garcia
Retama Auditorium galleria

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
"The Disappeared: Casualties of Fear and Influence
Sarah Kathleen Allred
UC Paloverde Room (2.01.36)

12:30-2 p.m.
"It Doesn't Work Here: The Built Environment and Childhood Obesity"
Victoria Benavidez
UC Paloverde Room (2.01.36)

 

 

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Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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