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May 24, 2024

Paul Ardoin: Director of new degree program builds community of future filmmakers at UTSA

When UTSA launched the Film and Media Studies major in fall 2022, Paul Ardoin and his fellow faculty were excited to meet the need for an underserved area of the arts at the university. They did not, however, anticipate such rapid growth, with the program seeing a fivefold increase in enrollment in just two short years. Read more  
May 23, 2024

Four UTSA students win prestigious Goldwater Scholarships

UTSA students Zenetta Hinojosa (psychology), Dylan Moran (chemistry), Hamza Patwa (physics) and Lance Schwegman (microbiology and immunology) have been named Barry Goldwater Scholars. For the second time in recent history, UTSA has more Goldwater scholarship recipients than any other college or university in Texas. UTSA was also one of only 20 schools that had four or more scholars. Read more  
May 17, 2024

UTSA celebrates more than 5,000 Roadrunners at today’s Commencement ceremonies

To celebrate its Class of 2024, UTSA is hosting San Antonio’s largest Commencement today at the Alamodome. More than 5,000 Roadrunners are eligible to graduate from UTSA, including students expected to graduate today and this summer. In all, more than 4,100 are expected to receive a bachelor’s degree, more than 800 are expected to receive a master’s degree and 90 are expected to receive a doctoral degree. Read more  
May 16, 2024

The transformative power of higher education

More than 5,000 spring and summer graduates are eligible to cross the stage at this month’s Commencement ceremonies with the skills, knowledge and experience they have cultivated through years of dedicated study and hard work. Read more  
May 16, 2024

Aaron Fanous among grads of nation’s first dual degree program in medicine and AI

When Aaron Fanous graduates this month with both a Doctor of Medicine and a Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (M.D./M.S. in AI), he will be among the few doctors in the country with a specialization in artificial intelligence. Read more  
May 16, 2024

Four years later, first cohort of UTSA Bold Promise students is fulfilling the promise

As thousands of UTSA students celebrate their achievements at Commencement events this week, the university also is celebrating a milestone for its Bold Promise program, which covers 100% of tuition and fees for four years for eligible students. UTSA welcomed the first class of Bold Promise students in Fall 2020, and approximately 300 students from the initial cohort are graduating this academic year, joining nearly 100 who graduated in 2022-2023 and 2021-2022. Read more  
May 15, 2024

Study abroad programs offer UTSA students opportunities for growth

Students seeking exciting new educational adventures should explore the many opportunities offered by the UTSA Study Abroad office. Read more  
May 14, 2024

Heather Shipley named UTSA Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

UTSA President Taylor Eighmy announced that Dr. Heather Shipley will assume the permanent position of Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective immediately. Read more  
May 14, 2024

Record number of UTSA Honors College students graduate this month

This month, 270 seniors in the Honors College are expected to graduate from UTSA, making them the largest graduating class in the college’s history. Read more  
May 13, 2024

Faculty News 05.13.24

Teaching and research tips, resources, events and opportunities for UTSA faculty Read more