(March 27, 2014) -- The UTSA Mexico Center, UTSA Policy Studies Center and SABER es PODER will present a lecture by José Woldenberg, distinguished Mexican political scientist and sociologist. Free and open to the public, the event is 10-11:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 1 in the Frio Street Building Multipurpose Room (1.402) at the Downtown Campus.
Woldenberg oversaw the 2000 elections in which, for the first time in the country’s modern history, an opposition candidate, Vicente Fox, won the presidency of Mexico. His election effectively represented Mexico’s transition to a democratic system of government.
Woldenberg’s presentation will be in Spanish with simultaneous translation to English available. He will discuss present day sources of disenchantment with the emerging democracy in Mexico. His visit is a unique opportunity for UTSA students and faculty to hear the perspective of an actor who was directly involved in Mexico’s transition to democracy.
He is a founding member of the United Socialist Party of Mexico (PSUM), precursor of today’s left-leaning Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD), and former director of NEXOS magazine.
For more information, contact the UTSA Mexico Center at 210-458-2923.
The UTSA community welcomes students to their on-campus home! Laurel Village, Chaparral Village and Alvarez Hall are home for 2,300 students during the academic year, and Move-In event kicks off the start of Roadrunner Days.
Laurel Village, Chaparral Village, Alvarez Hall, Main Campus
Can you survive the library wilderness? As a part of Roadrunner Days, UTSA Libraries is hosting a mobile adventure for you to play and find out more about the library!
John Peace Library, 2nd floor, Main Campus
Come meet your UTSA Volleyball Team as they gear up for the 2017 season! The game begins at 5 p.m. then the team will hold an autograph and photo session after the game.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
This engaging discussion pulls back the covers on hooking up, clarifying when it’s actually sexual violence and how bystanders can protect potential victims from predators.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
Late Night at the Rec is an awesome UTSA tradition that transforms a standard information session into an exciting night of fun. At this annual event, you’ll be able to learn about our facilities, recreation programs, and wellness services offered at Main and Downtown Campuses.
Recreation and Wellness Center, Main Campus
The UTSA community is invited to the Community Networking events hosted by the Student Center for Community Engagement and Inclusion during Roadrunner Days. Various opportunities will be available that will focus on our diverse population.
H-E-B University Center Ballrooms (HUC 1.104 and HUC 1.106), Main Campus
Start in the Paseo then branch out around campus so you know where to go on the first day of classes.
University Center Paseo, Main Campus
This event offers a preview of the UC’s programs and services that students can enjoy throughout the year. There will be food and giveaways too.
University Center Paseo, Main Campus
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