EURECA forum to take place on Nov. 16

Through the Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative Activity forum, students showcase their research through oral or poster presentations. According to Magaly Rincón-Zachary, director of undergraduate research, the forum is a way for students to learn in a more comprehensive way … [Read more...]

Woodwind Chamber Ensemble performs Nov. 14

The Woodwind Chamber Ensemble filled the ears of their audience on Nov. 14 in the Akin auditorium with pieces dating back to the 1700s. Even with a last minute student replacement due to an emergency, the recital still managed to grab the attention of music connoisseurs and grade-driven … [Read more...]

1998 graduate to give commencement speech

Faculty members wore rainbow-colored ribbons pinned to their robes at graduation ceremonies in 2013. And when commencement speaker Ben Carson stood up, dozens of faculty members also stood up and walked out. "Several years ago we had a speaker come in, and there were some faculty that walked out … [Read more...]

Renovations for Moffett Library to begin May, 2018

All new renovations for Moffett Library are set to begin on May 14, 2018 and finish on Aug. 31, 2020. During the November 2015 Board of Regents meeting, board members authorized planning for tuition revenue bond projects, including renovations to Moffett Library. One of the actions that … [Read more...]

Student regent application closes Nov. 30

The student regent application deadline will close on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. — but many students don't fully understand what that position actually means. As student regent, Shayla Owens, business administration management senior, helps the nine-member Board of Regents consider the students when … [Read more...]

OcTubaFest adds new spin to Oktoberfest

The Low Brass Ensemble players participated in the first OcTubaFest performance in Akin Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 30. Christopher Vivio, assistant professor of music, said this clever name is a play on the German celebration of Oktoberfest. Vivio said, “OcTubaFest was invented many years ago — … [Read more...]

Dia de Los Muertos event to celebrate lives of dead Nov. 1

In the spirit of celebrating Día de Los Muertos — Day of the Dead — the University Programming Board and Bilingual Education Student Organization will host an event to celebrate the lives of the dead on Nov. 1 in the Clark Student Center atrium at 6 p.m. Día de Los Muertos is celebrated every … [Read more...]

Theater students perform the Reformation

RELATED STORY: Effects of Reformation still visible 500 years later After the theater students performed a scene about the Reformation, about 50 students gathered in Comanche Suits to attend the second half of the 500-Year Reformation presentation, including two panel discussions. “One … [Read more...]

Imagine Graduation: one stop shop for graduating seniors

Graduating seniors gathered in Comanche Suites on Tuesday, Oct. 24 and Wednesday, Oct. 25 to relieve some of the stress of August and December graduations. With midterms adding one more thing to stress about for graduating seniors, the Office of the Registrar faculty members hosted its Imagine … [Read more...]

Trick-or-Treat: Time to celebrate All Hallows’ Eve

Halloween, the time of year when the sun goes sets earlier and it starts to get cold. The one night every year that people can wear costumes, no matter what they are, knock door-to-door and get free candy. People around campus have their own view on Halloween. “It's the most exciting ‘holiday’ … [Read more...]