(Sept. 25, 2017) -- The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is now part of the Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (DSCESU), a network of universities, government agencies and NGOs studying cultural and natural resources across five Southwestern states — Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California.
UTSA's collaboration will be coordinated through the UTSA Center for Cultural Sustainability, housed in the UTSA College of Architecture, Construction, & Planning, and will include the university’s Center for Archaeological Research. The university is primed to contribute scholarship that aligns with DSCESU’s research objectives in historic preservation, cultural resource conservation and planning, climate change impacts, and sustainable development.
CACP faculty contributions can include:
All nine of UTSA’s colleges include academic programs and departments relevant to DSCESU activities.
Disciplines germane to DSCESU work include:
Federal partners in the cooperative include U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
UTSA is recognized as one of the top five young universities in the nation by Times Higher Education.
Langston Clark, UTSA assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Nutrition will discuss exploring the historical context for the role of black athletes in contemporary social movements.John Peace Library, Assembly Room (JPL 4.04.22), Main Campus
The UTSA African American Studies program invites speakers from the leading African American Fraternities and Sororities for a panel discussion of the history of each organization and to enlighten the audience about the community service, academic purpose, professionalism and ethical roots of each group.Student Union, Mesquite Room (SU 2.01.24), Main Campus
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
UTSA Libraries hosts Assistant Professor Ian Caine for his lecture, Architectural Postcards from Space, as part of the popular Pizza + Research series. Pizza will be served while supplies last.Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 2.304), Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.Convocation Center, Main Campus
Join the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching for the 14th Annual UTSA Storytelling Festival featuring Nancy Simpson, storyteller and keynote speaker. The event is free and open to the public.Main Building, Ground Floor Lobby, Main Campus
Students are invited to a semi-formal, dinner banquet with an awards presentation and dancing. Keynote speaker will be San Antonio City Councilman William Cruz Shaw. Tickets must be purchased by Feb 19 at Roadrunner Express. UTSA students are $15 and guests are $20.H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1/106), Main Campus