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UHV robotics research awarded third Department of Defense grant
The University of Houston-Victoria is moving forward with research into robot-human interaction in virtual reality settings after receiving an almost $180,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.
January 18, 2017

Author, playwright brings personal connection to storytelling
Inspiration for James Magnuson’s books come from a million different sources: someone’s diary he was secretly reading, a Bible story he turns on its head, childhood memories of harvesting wheat with his uncle in North Dakota or a friend’s disappearance in the anti-war movement of the 1960s.
January 18, 2017

UHV undergraduate marketing program earns national rank
Accessibility, affordability and a return on investment were three of the reasons the University of Houston-Victoria’s Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences in marketing recently received a national ranking.
January 11, 2017

UHV online counseling psychology, accounting programs earn rankings
Small class sizes, low costs and numerous learning opportunities recently helped land two UHV programs on national lists for top counseling and accounting programs.
December 20, 2016

UHV spring math classes to receive free access to e-books, learning system
Students in two University of Houston-Victoria mathematics courses will not have to pay for textbooks because they will be pilot testing an e-book and an online system during the spring semester.
December 14, 2016

UHV Arts & Sciences students take part in special projects for new honors track
On the surface, “Race, Class and Gender” appeared to be just another class Ashley Yaws was taking to obtain University of Houston-Victoria bachelor’s degrees in psychology and history.
December 07, 2016

Outstanding students build skills for future
When Suzana Barde found out she was named the University of Houston-Victoria School of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Graduate Student, she couldn’t believe it.
December 07, 2016

UHV/American Book Review releases spring 2017 author lineup
“Not only are the spring authors distinguished writers, but they also have great stories to tell about their life experiences,” said Jeffrey Di Leo, ABR editor and publisher, and dean of the UHV School of Arts & Sciences. “These writers will expose UHV students and the community to a variety of writing genres and styles. This should be another thoroughly entertaining series.”
November 30, 2016

Author uses comedy to focus on power of narrative
Monica Drake explored a wide range of fields from animal behavior to art history, painting, dance and theater before she started working as a writer.
November 23, 2016

Book artist turns life experiences into tangible pieces
The first time Alice Vinson created a book, she was looking for a different way to display her photographs for a college course.
November 16, 2016

Next ABR Reading Series speaker thinks readers are up for challenge of 1.3-million-word book
Dalkey Archive Press Publisher Sir John O’Brien and translator John E. Woods love a good challenge, and they certainly had one on their hands with “Bottom’s Dreams.”
October 26, 2016

UHV criminal justice program earns national ranking
Many of the students pursuing criminal justice degrees at the University of Houston-Victoria aren’t typical college freshmen, and the program is designed to take their needs into account.
October 05, 2016

Next UHV/ABR Reading Series author explores family dynamics
Fresh off winning a prestigious prize in London for her first collection of poetry, Tiphanie Yanique will share her writing Oct. 6 with local residents and University of Houston-Victoria students.
September 28, 2016

ABR author looks for emotional honesty in storytelling
When Sam Lipsyte sits down to write, he doesn’t always have a clear plan for his story; he’s responding to an itch.
September 07, 2016

First fall UHV/ABR author provides fresh perspective about writing process
Peter Turchi intended to write an essay about writing as the strategic arrangement of information from the largest level – plot and structure – to the smallest level – the arrangement of words in a sentence.
August 17, 2016

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