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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

UHV receives $500,000 to purchase, install specialized lab equipment
A $500,000 grant from the M.G. & Lillie A. Johnson Foundation soon will give University of Houston-Victoria students access to a piece of equipment for conducting advanced scientific research.
August 10, 2016

UHV partners with VC to offer new humanities concentrations
Students wanting to pursue careers in art, music or drama will be able to follow their dreams starting this fall thanks to a partnership between the University of Houston-Victoria and Victoria College.
August 03, 2016

UHV professors offer new perspective on Emily Dickinson poetry
Many people think of Emily Dickinson as a typical Victorian spinster with a high lace collar and a domestic perspective. But as community members will learn on Thursday, that is not the truth.
July 20, 2016

UHV/American Book Review Reading Series announces fall 2016 authors
“ABR is proud to share these amazing, talented authors from around the world with UHV and the Victoria community,” said Jeffrey Di Leo, dean of the UHV School of Arts & Sciences, and ABR editor and publisher. “I’m looking forward to hearing their readings and watching them engage with our students and community members.”
July 13, 2016

First UHV math camp teaches real-world geometric, modeling uses
Five teens recently learned how mathematics can predict heights, find the best electricity provider and cheaply feed 40 people at the University of Houston-Victoria Summer Math Camp.
July 13, 2016

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