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Targeting Leaders in Environmental Science and Ecology
UTSA Tuggle Scholars Program recognized as an Example of Excelencia at the graduate level.
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UTSA Tuggle Scholars Program is a 2022 ¡Excelencia in Education! Finalist
¡Excelencia in Education! identifies and promotes evidence-based practices where Latino students thrive. UTSA's Tuggle Scholars Program was one of 20 finalists selected from 93 program submissions from 17 states and Puerto Rico.
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UTSA, U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and New Mexico State Create Career Opportunities for Underserved STEM Students
UTSA has signed a memorandum of understanding with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and New Mexico State University to create a consortium that will establish a pipeline for STEM students from underrepresented backgrounds at UTSA and NMSU to be placed in rewarding internships and professions.
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Amelia King-Kostelac Appointed ASHE 2022 Conference Program Committee Co-Chair
Amelia has been appointed a Program Committee Co-Chair for the Community-University Partnerships and Praxis. The other co-chair is Dr. Claudia Garcia-Louis.


Virtual Spring Research Symposium on May 14, 2021
The symposium featured keynote speakers Dr. Caren Cooper and Dr. Jonathan Koch Uhuad plus student oral presentations.
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Virtual Presentations and Workshop on December 10, 2020
Dr. Bryan Dewsbury and Dr. Anne-Marie Nuñez explored the cultivation of science identity for underrepresented graduate students in STEM disciplines through inclusive pedagogical practices and professional career experiences.
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Writing-To-Learn in STEM Workshop on October 18, 2019
Dr. Anne Ruggles Gere and Dr. Ginger Schultz explored their research on using digital platforms to enhance writing-to-learn pedagogy within STEM curriculum.
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Dr. Benjamin Tuggle Visited the UTSA Tuggle Scholars on April 2, 2019
During Dr. Tuggle's visit, he (1) met with the NSF grant team to establish current and future plans for connecting the scholars' program to the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service; (2) worked with faculty and students in UTSA's Environmental Science and Ecology (ESE) Department to develop the student chapter of the Wildlife Society at UTSA; (3) helped establish ESE graduate student internships with the Chicago Field Museum; and (4) created a podcast session hosted by a team of UTSA's Tuggle Scholars. In the evening, the department facilitated a great conversations session with Dr. Tuggle, the NSF grant team, ESE department faculty and staff, and special guests from UTSA's College of Sciences. Dr. Tuggle's first visit to launch the UTSA Tuggle Scholars program was a great success, and we look forward to more visits in the future.
» Podcast Interview with Dr. Benjamin Tuggle

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NSF Grant Awarded to UTSA to Train Diverse Leaders in Environmental Science and Ecology
The interdisciplinary UTSA project led by Dr. Janis Bush was one of 12 new projects funded by NSF's Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE).
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