UHV STEM Building construction completes milestone
Construction on the University of Houston-Victoria’s new $28 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Building passed another milestone Friday when a “topping out” ceremony took place, marking the end of foundation and framing work on the building.
September 12, 2019
UHV promotes Spanish faculty member to senior lecturer
The University of Houston-Victoria promoted María Salomé Chavarría, who teaches Spanish courses and helped found the university’s Spanish program, from lecturer to senior lecturer effective on Sunday.
September 04, 2019
Camp teaches girls about programming, robotics
Abigail, left, and Bella Amaya, both 11-year-old homeschoolers, work together July 16 to discuss and improve their robot’s programming with Randall Jasek, a UHV senior computer science major from Palacios, during the university’s first-ever Texas Women in Computing summer camp in the University North robotics computer lab.
July 24, 2019
UHV announces lineup for fall reading series
“The American Book Review is always looking for diverse, compelling writers to participate in the reading series,” Jeffrey Di Leo, ABR editor and publisher, and dean of the UHV School of Arts & Sciences. “Each of these writers has a distinct voice and perspective in many genres and media, and I look forward to sharing their work with the community.”
July 24, 2019
High school students expand math knowledge at UHV summer camp
Students pose Tuesday with Ricardo Teixeira, front row right, University of Houston-Victoria assistant professor of mathematics, during the first day of the university’s Math Summer Camp. Seven students from Woodsboro, Calhoun and Victoria West high schools are attending the camp to learn about theoretical concepts in advanced mathematics, including Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry, number theory, optimization and graphs. The camp started Tuesday and will end Friday. It is the first of four science, technology, engineering and mathematics-themed camps the university will offer this summer. The camp is funded by a grant from Alcoa Foundation.
June 26, 2019
UHV places among top universities in cybersecurity competition
A group of 14 University of Houston-Victoria students recently took part in an online competition promoting cybersecurity, and UHV placed among the top 7 percent of U.S. colleges participating.
May 31, 2019
Book collection, portrait donated to UHV in honor of longtime supporter
The University of Houston-Victoria recently received a collection of books and a portrait to honor the memory of Dorothy Alcorn, a longtime supporter of the university and the first UH System regent from the Victoria area to be appointed by the governor of Texas.
May 22, 2019
UHV graduates to celebrate Saturday at commencement
Close to 375 University of Houston-Victoria students are expected to participate in two commencement ceremonies on Saturday.
May 15, 2019
UHV accepting applications for free STEM summer camps
As the school year draws to a close, the University of Houston-Victoria is preparing to host four free science, technology, engineering and mathematics summer camps for high school and middle school students, including two new computer science camps.
May 15, 2019
Top Arts & Sciences students to pursue research opportunities
As University of Houston-Victoria student Aarushi Kumar was preparing for her graduation and a visit from her mother and brother who live in India, she was surprised and overjoyed to learn that in addition to receiving her degree, she would receive another honor.
May 07, 2019
UHV presents faculty awards for teaching, research, service excellence
Three University of Houston-Victoria faculty members from the fields of curriculum and instruction, history, and adult and higher education recently were recognized for their efforts to help students and the university through teaching, research and service.
May 01, 2019
UHV students place in programming competition
Rogerio da Silva, UHV assistant professor of gaming and computer science, second from left; stands with his students Saturday after the team ranked 13th out of 31 teams during the International Collegiate Programming Contest at Texas State University in San Marcos. Members of the UHV team, named Runtime Terror, were students Estrella Candia, left, Randall Jasek, Itzel Juarez and Jose Alvarez. The contest is a competitive programming sport that provides students with opportunities to interact, demonstrate and improve their teamwork, programming and problem-solving skills to become computing professionals.
April 17, 2019
Crossroads students get unique perspective on math, robotics at 24th annual event
Area high school students who placed first in their class show their awards during Thursday’s UHV Mathematics & Robotics Awareness Day. From left are Jessica Zhang, Ian Chen, Pranav Jain and Bekka Alex. Trevor Bellamy, right, was the overall winner of the event’s computer science contest.
April 05, 2019
Author uses character clashes to highlight immigrant struggles
Julie Iromuanya, an author and assistant professor of creative writing and English at the University of Arizona, has wanted to be a writer her whole life, so much so that she had her own little office with a typewriter as a child.
March 27, 2019
UHV SBDC to offer training on government contracts, business applications
The University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center will offer two training workshops to area entrepreneurs who want to learn about how to apply for and be eligible to receive government contracts, as well as what is required to be designated a Historically Underutilized Business in Texas.
March 13, 2019