Events

February 2018

Thursday, February 1

SOM IAMSE - Continuity, LICs and Competency-Based Education

This session will describe the current state of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (LICs) in medical education in the U.S., including the variety of formats...

REC Fest

Join UREC for an evening of free food, music, and games during REC Fest. It is a great way to learn about our facility and recreation programs that UREC has...

Movie Presentation: Hidden Figures

The UTRGV School of Medicine will be showing a series of movies during the month of February in honor of Black History Month, and the cultural diversity of...

Friday, February 2

Human Resources: Managing a Successful Mutli-Generational Workforce

The work environment has become a patchwork of varying perspectives and experiences, all valuable. Both the young and older worker have many ideas to offer,...

Translational Research Seminar featuring Gabriel de Erausquin, M.D.

Gabriel A. de Erausquin, M.D., Professor/Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Neurology, UTRGV School of Medicine, will present the following: Title:...

FOLD Artist Talk

Laleh Mehran, Professor, Emergent Digital Practices, University of Denver presents “Calculations to Enfold: Conversation with the Artist and Curator.“ This...

Saturday, February 3

SOM Team-Based Learning (TBL) 101 & Writing an Effective TBL Module with Dr. Ruth Levine (6 CME)

TBL 101 Workshop This session is designed to be an introduction to Team-Based Learning (TBL). Participants will learn the fundamental skills necessary to...

Youth Night: Women's Basketball vs. New Mexico State

Children 13 and under will receive free admission with the purchase of an adult ticket. The first 150 kids in attendance will receive a UTRGV spirit pack...

Sunday, February 4

Monday, February 5

Spring 2018: Last day to withdraw classes at 50% refund

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) and receive a 50% refund.

Tuesday, February 6

Student Involvement Fair

UTRGV Student Life will be hosting several Involvement Fairs during the first few weeks of school to promote student organizations and involvement programs...

Wednesday, February 7

Student Involvement Fair

UTRGV Student Life will be hosting several Involvement Fairs during the first few weeks of school to promote student organizations and involvement programs...

Financial Wellness Lunch & Learn "The Starting Line: Beginning to Save for Retirement" by TIAA

Participants at this session will learn: - The real effect of time on money and how to evaluate and manage debt. - The benefits of contributing to your...

Week of Welcome: Casino Night

Stop by and enjoy a night out at UTRGV Casino Night. Test your skills in Texas Hold'Em, roulette, black jack, and much more for a chance to win some cool...

Thursday, February 8

UTRGV Police Department: Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE)

The possibility of being involved in an active shooter situation is a high risk threat. This training course provides the knowledge, skills and attitudes...

SOM IAMSE- Competency-Based Education Across the UME-GME Continuum: The EPAC Program

This session will describe the Education in Pediatrics Across the Continuum Project (EPAC), which is sponsored by the AAMC and initially funded by the Josiah...

Safe & Sexy Social

Join the UTRGV Counseling Center & Collegiate Recovery Program for fun, games, prizes, food, crafts, and more! Make your own Valentines, and learn some...

Financial Wellness Lunch & Learn "The Starting Line: Beginning to Save for Retirement" by TIAA

Participants at this session will learn: - The real effect of time on money and how to evaluate and manage debt. - The benefits of contributing to your...

Movie Presentation - He Named Me Malala

The UTRGV School of Medicine Student Support and Wellness will be showing a series of movies during the month of February in Honor of Black History Month,...

Cultural Movie: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

For special accommodations or more information, contact us at: Brownsville - Student Union 1.28 956-882-5111 Edinburg - University Center 205 956-665-2660

Greek Night: Men's Basketball vs. Grand Canyon

UTRGV Athletics celebrates Fraternity and Sorority Life with a special themed night and t-shirt giveaway for the first 100 Greeks in attendance.

Friday, February 9

Human Resources: VAQUEROS Culture of Service Excellence

The Office of Human Resources, Organizational Development and Training (HRODT) introduces VAQUEROS Culture of Service Excellence. This training initiative...

2018 Heart Walk

The Heart Walk is an annual 10-minute walk that takes place in February at all UT institutions in observance of heart health month. The event objective is...

Financial Wellness Lunch & Learn "The Starting Line: Beginning to Save for Retirement" by TIAA

Participants at this session will learn: - The real effect of time on money and how to evaluate and manage debt. - The benefits of contributing to your...

Saturday, February 10

STEM PD Chemistry Workshop for Secondary Educators

This workshop leads the exploration of various topics relating to atoms, bonding, chemical formulas, nomenclature, and the periodic table. The vertical...

Discover UTRGV, Brownsville Campus

You and your family are invited to explore your future and Discover UTRGV! This preview day will give you a taste of UTRGV’s departments, programs, student...

Pack the House: Men's Basketball vs. CSU Bakersfield

The first 200 fans in attendance will receive UTRGV "We Believe" t-shirts. Additionally, UTRGV Athletics' corporate partners are offering buy one, get one...

Sunday, February 11

Monday, February 12

Spring 2018: Last day to withdraw at 25% refund

Last day to withdraw (drop all classes) and receive a 25% refund

Human Resources: Organic Home Gardening Basics

Organizational Development & Training – Employee Wellness in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Advancement invite you to the...

SOM Perspectives of Career Advising for First, Second, Third and Fourth Year Medical Students with Dr. Gregory Smith

Speaker: Gregory S. Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Dean Gregory S. Smith, Ph.D., assistant dean for student affairs at the Saint Louis University School of...

Continuing Education: Certificate in Human Resources Management

This course is designed to provide an overview of HR functions and the stages of the employee life cycle. Participants will gain practical skills needed to...

Tuesday, February 13

Student Involvement Fair

UTRGV Student Life will be hosting several Involvement Fairs during the first few weeks of school to promote student organizations and involvement programs...

Student Involvement Fair

UTRGV Student Life will be hosting several Involvement Fairs during the first few weeks of school to promote student organizations and involvement programs...

Human Resources: Organic Home Gardening Basics

Organizational Development & Training – Employee Wellness in collaboration with the Center for Sustainable Agriculture & Rural Advancement invite you to the...

SOM Perspectives of Career Advising for First, Second, Third and Fourth Year Medical Students with Dr. Gregory Smith

Speaker: Gregory S. Smith, Ph.D., Assistant Dean Gregory S. Smith, Ph.D., assistant dean for student affairs at the Saint Louis University School of...

Wednesday, February 14

Valentine's Day Relationship Fair

The UTRGV Superhero Project will be hosting a Valentine's Day Relationship Fair. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness, and to bring awareness we will...

Office of Health Professions Careers presents Baylor College of Medicine Admissions Seminar

Students will learn what it takes to be successful in a professional career and a good candidate for the Baylor College of Medicine. For more information,...

Thursday, February 15

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

UTRGV SOM Research Seminar

This seminar will feature guest speaker Vishal M. Gohil, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, Texas A&M University. Vishal obtained his...

Engaged Scholars Workshop: Better Posters

Join the UTRGV Engaged Scholarship & Learning Office for a workshop on how to create a better poster. Hear about conference and presentation...

SOM Libraries - PubMed Essentials Workshop

Discover the secrets of effective PubMed searching in this hands-on workshop. We'll discuss how to select and combine search terms to develop an effective...

Continuing Education - Clinical Intervention Series: Shame and Guilt

Series Topic 2: Shame and Guilt: Understanding How Shame and Guilt Reinforces Maladaptive Behaviors There has been a vast empirical research conducted...

BelieVe in a Cure: Women's Basketball vs. Seattle U

To increase breast cancer awareness, the first 200 fans in attendance will receive "BelieVe in a Cure" rally towels.

Friday, February 16

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

UTRGV Teaching Excellence Symposium

The Center for Teaching Excellence is pleased to announce its second annual symposium. The Teaching Excellence Symposium is a signature UTRGV event...

Physics Colloquium

The Origin of Macroscale Superlubricity in Carbon Nanomaterials. Speaker: Dr. Diana Berman (University of North Texas) Tribological systems are an...

Saturday, February 17

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

UTRGV Regional Science Bowl 2018

Student and Faculty Volunteers Needed The UTRGV Office of Community Relations would like to invite UTRGV faculty and students to join us in volunteering at...

Continuing Education: Introduction to Digital Photography (McAllen)

The invention of smart phones and photo filters has turned almost everyone into a photographer. However, good photography requires a strong sense of...

Sunday, February 18

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

Monday, February 19

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

SOM presentation with Dr. Kristina M. Rabarison

PLEASE JOIN THE DEPARTMENT OF POPULATION HEALTH AND BIOSTATISTICS FOR A PRESENTATION BY DR. KRISTINA RABARISON, DrPH, ON "ECONOMIC VALUE OF INFORMAL...

Human Resources: VAQUEROS Culture of Service Excellence

The Office of Human Resources, Organizational Development and Training (HRODT) introduces VAQUEROS Culture of Service Excellence. This training initiative...

Continuing Education: Certificate in Human Resources Management

This course is designed to provide an overview of HR functions and the stages of the employee life cycle. Participants will gain practical skills needed to...

Tuesday, February 20

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

UTRGV Supervisor Excellence Series: Environmental Health, Safety & Risk Management

This spring, the Office of Human Resources presents the UTRGV Supervisor Excellence Series, which offers professional development opportunities for managers,...

Wednesday, February 21

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

Continuing Education: Excel 2016 (Basic)

This 3-hour course is designed for those who desire to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Excel 2016 worksheets....

SOM Libraries – PubMed for Clinicians: MyNCBI Workshop

Most people can find relevant articles in PubMed. But with over 26 million biomedical citations, it is increasingly difficult to keep up with new and...

Charreada at UTRGV and TSC

A cultural community celebration in partnership with Texas Southmost College, Mr. Amigo Association, Charro Days Inc., and Sombrero Festival. The Charreada...

Thursday, February 22

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

Go Red for Women

The UTRGV College of Health Affairs Border Health Office is hosting a heart health event that will provide free health services and information for the...

Mr. Amigo Presentation at Charreada at UTRGV and TSC

A cultural community celebration in partnership with Texas Southmost College, Mr. Amigo Association, Charro Days Inc., and Sombrero Festival. The Charreada...

UTRGV Supervisor Excellence Series: Environmental Health, Safety, & Risk Management

Program overview and supervisor responsibilities. Presentation of Workers Compensation program (WCI), reporting injury or illness process, stakeholder...

SOM Libraries – RefWorks Workshop

Make bibliographies a snap! Learn the basics of RefWorks, including setting up your RefWorks library. Know the benefits of RefWorks; learn how to get...

Movie Presentation - El Norte

The UTRGV School of Medicine Student Support and Wellness will be showing a series of movies during the month of February in honor of Black History Month,...

Challenge of the Deans/Faculty & Staff Appreciation Night: Men's Basketball vs. UMKC

Deans from different colleges across campus, along with students from their colleges, will compete in a halftime free throw shooting competition. The winner...

Homecoming: Fire Up

Be a part of our greatest Homecoming tradition, join the Spirit Program, student organizations, University departments and UTRGV athletes in the burning of...

Friday, February 23

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

Opioid Overdose Prevention & Education

The UTRGV Collegiate Recovery Program invites you to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose with Naloxone. Anyone can learn how to save a...

Saturday, February 24

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

Continuing Education: Phlebotomy Technician Program (McAllen)

This 90-hour Phlebotomy Technician Program prepares professionals to collect blood specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analysis. Students...

Discover UTRGV, Edinburg Campus

You and your family are invited to explore your future and Discover UTRGV! This preview day will give you a taste of UTRGV’s departments, programs, student...

Homecoming: Tailgate

Park your Party and get ready to Tailgate! Join us in Vaquero fun! Activities are planned for all ages. Bring your favorite tailgating food and beverages and...

Homecoming: Men's Basketball vs. Chicago State

UTRGV Athletics welcomes back alumni for the homecoming game. Enjoy the tailgate party in the UTRGV Fieldhouse parking lot before the game for homecoming...

Sunday, February 25

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

Monday, February 26

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

Human Resources: Managing a Successful Multi-Generational Workforce

The work environment has become a patchwork of varying perspectives and experiences, all valuable. Both the young and older worker have many ideas to offer,...

Continuing Education: Certificate in Human Resources Management

This course is designed to provide an overview of HR functions and the stages of the employee life cycle. Participants will gain practical skills needed to...

Patron of the Arts – Dan Cavanagh: Jazz Piano

Dan Cavanagh is a composer and pianist who has garnered numerous awards in both areas. An honorary fellow of the National Academy of Music, he received a...

Patron of the Arts – Nu Flamenco: Niurca Marquez & Jose Luis de la Paz

Nu Flamenco with Featured Artists: Niurca Marquez, Flamenco Dancer and Jose Luis de la Paz, Guitar Niurca Marquez has an extremely wide range as a creator...

Tuesday, February 27

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 3

Featured Artists: Misoo Filan, Gulia Huber, Sibel Kocabasi, and Golnar Shahyar An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen female artists who explore...

 UTRGV Supervisor Excellence Series: UTRGV Sustainability

This spring, the Office of Human Resources presents the UTRGV Supervisor Excellence Series, which offers professional development opportunities for managers,...

FOLD Panel Discussion – "Unfolding Social Issues"

Four UTRGV faculty members, including Dr. Young Rae Oum (Sociology), Dr. Ruby Charak (Psychology), Dr. Cathryn Merla-Watson (Literatures and Cultural...

SOM Libraries – BrowZine In 30 Workshop

Do you need to easily connect to full journal articles? Do you have favorite journals you want to follow? Learn how to use BrowZine, a platform that allows...

FESTIBA Guest Artist: Laurel Swinden, flute

Join us for a FESTIBA performance by guest artist Dr. Laurel Swinden. UTRGV's own Dr. Oliver Jia and Dr. Brielle Frost will join her for a concert featuring...

Wednesday, February 28

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 2

Featured Artists: Linda Behar, Isabel Gouveia, Rojhaneh Hosseini, Dorotha Grace Lemeh, and Amber Scoon An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen...

FOLD: Art, Metaphor and Practice Exhibition 3

Featured Artists: Misoo Filan, Gulia Huber, Sibel Kocabasi, and Golnar Shahyar An exhibition of contemporary works by thirteen female artists who explore...

E-Learn Employee Enrichment – Supervisor Role

This session includes an overview of learning management features for supervisors to facilitate employee development. Come discover more about E-Learn, a...

February 2018