(Aug. 14, 2014) -- The first group of UTSA students living on campus will arrive Thursday, Aug. 14 at Chisholm Hall and University Oaks at the Main Campus. The facilities are owned and operated by Campus Living Villages, a privately owned company that contracts with UTSA.
Including 500 Chisholm residents and 1,400 University Oaks residents, more than 4,300 students live in campus residences. Approximately 2,400 students live in UTSA-owned properties San Saba Hall, Laurel Village and Chaparral Village.
Chisholm Hall offers students a close-knit community with traditional residence hall facilities. Students have the choice of individual and double-occupancy rooms with an attached private bathroom, plus an indoor swimming pool, planned programs and complete community kitchens for residents to use.
University Oaks offers a variety of apartments, an outdoor pool and a residential life program on the south side of the UTSA Main Campus. Students have a choice of fully furnished apartments, a convenient location and an independent lifestyle.
After Chisholm and University Oaks residents settle in, they can enjoy the official kick-off of the new academic year with UTSA Roadrunner Days, running Aug. 22-29 at the Main and Downtown campuses. The events celebrate the start of the new school year and give students an opportunity to preview campus life and connect with UTSA resources and traditions.
Learn more at the UTSA Campus Housing website.
For more information and the event schedule, visit the UTSA Roadrunner Days website.
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.
After graduation, Queretaro native founded a music label recognized by SXSW
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