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ORTIZ ANNOUNCES $3.9 MILLION IN STIMULUS FUNDS FOR UTB
Money to fund construction of biomedical research facility
WASHINGTON, DC- JANUARY 21, 2010-Today, U.S. Rep. Solomon P. Ortiz (D-Texas) announced The University of Texas at Brownsville received more than $3.9 million in funding for the construction of a biomedical research facility from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act...more
Recent Graduate Credits Research at UTB for Opportunities
BROWNSVILLE, TX- A few years ago Herminio Guajardo had to quit law school in Mexico to come to the United States to work.
He took a number of odd jobs in Harlingen and the surrounding area. But he wanted more.
Now, the 27-year-old graduated from of The University of Texas at Brownsville with a bachelor’s degree in biology in May and will pursue his master’s in biomedical research at the University of Pennsylvania...more
Colom Named Vice President for Research
BROWNSVILLE, TX – DECEMBER 17, 2009 – Dr. Luis V. Colom has been named the first vice president for Research for The University of Texas at Brownsville.
Colom began serving as the interim vice president for Research in March 2009 and took on the role permanently after a nationwide search...more
UTB commemorates final steel beam for research building
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – DECEMBER 15, 2009 – Bianca Dotson said she sometimes gets stares from curious students as she walks through the halls carrying small experimental animals as part of the neuroscience research she takes part in.
The 25-year-old junior biology major and student assistant researcher in the College of Science, Mathematics and Technology at The University of Texas at Brownsville said she looks forward to the organization, efficiency and space that will be in the Science and Technology Learning Center when it opens in March 2011. Construction began on the building in April...more