Events

Thu March 05

Women’s History Month Opening Reception

UTSA Women's Studies Institute

FAVIANNA RODRIGUEZ

Favianna Rodriguez is an art activist from Oakland, California. Her art and collaborative projects address migration, global politics, economic injustice, patriarchy, and interdependence. Rodriguez’s practice is grounded in the desire to humanize and empower communities who are impacted by inequality and racism.

DR. YVONNE KATZ

Women's Advocate of the Year

Dr. Yvonne Katz is the chair of the San Antonio’s Chamber of Commerce, Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Alamo Community College, and a board member of the Child Care Advocates of San Antonio. Dr. Katz has been involved in the leadership development of women in education, business, and the community.

3 - 5 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

Documenting stories, decolonizing lives.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Tue March 17

Big Data Symposium

UTSA Research

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

A symposium addressing advances in big data for business, cyber security, healthcare and visualization.

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Thu March 19

Faculty Senate Meeting

3:30 - 5 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.22   |  Assembly Room   |  Main Campus

The Faculty Senate is an elected legislative and deliberative body whose primary purpose is to represent the UTSA faculty.

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Fri March 20

College of Public Policy Faculty Forum

Office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Support

9 - 11 a.m.   |  TBD   |  Downtown Campus

The purpose of this session is to provide greater clarity and insights to attendees about the tenure and promotion criteria and process. The Provost, Dean of Public Policy, two department chairs and two senior faculty members will share their advice and thoughts on what makes a successful tenure and promotion case. 

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Fri March 20

The Gebhardt Mexican Foods Company: Bringing a Special Collection to Life

Retired Faculty Association

Amy Rushing

Head of Special Collections, UTSA Libraries

Ms. Rushing oversees the acquisition of materials, planning, and outreach for UTSA's Special Collections. She has an M.A. in library and information science from the University of Arizona and a B.A. in English and art history from the University of South Alabama.

Anne Peters

Director of Library Communications, UTSA Libraries

Ms. Peters works with a team to develop programs that raise awareness of the libraries’ collections and services among students, faculty, donors, friends and the San Antonio community. She holds a B.A. in communications from Stanford University, and an M.Ed. in higher education administration from the University of Vermont.

George Marez

Web Designer/Developer, UTSA Libraries

Mr. Marez is responsible for designing and enhancing the library’s various websites and digital initiatives. His area of expertise is presenting digital content in a way that is engaging, functional, consistent, and accessible to users. He has a B.F.A. with an emphasis on computer graphic arts from the University of the Incarnate Word.

 

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.   |  JPL 4.04.12C   |  Faculty Center Conference Room   |  Main Campus

UTSA multimedia virtual exhibit released earlier this year tells the tale of Willie Gebhardt and how his company introduced families in the United States to Mexican convenience foods. Join us for a presentation and a chili tasting where the creators of the exhibit will share how they approached the modern repackaging of these fascinating historical materials. 

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