Outstanding students plan to pursue software, programming passions
Brittany Bohr never really felt at home on stage.
December 04, 2019
UHV biology students present research at state capital conference
Katie Timmins, left, a Victoria senior biology major, presents her research about aquatic slime mold that she found in her personal aquarium and analyzed during the fall semester to Stanley Roux Jr., a University of Texas at Austin professor of molecular biosciences and the conference’s keynote speaker. Timmins was one of six University of Houston-Victoria undergraduate biology students who attended and presented research on Saturday during the Capital of Texas Undergraduate Research Conference in Austin. Other students who attended the conference were Tyler Muschalek of Edna, Jessica Fischer and Melissa Dean of Victoria, and Elvis Egwu and Elijah Osasenaga of Nigeria. Their research focused on dietary topics, including how rotifers metabolize carbohydrates in comparison to humans’ metabolism, how pufferfish metabolize fat and sugars, and why pufferfish carry their fat deposits around the liver. Attending the conference with the students were Gen Kaneko and Hashimul Ehsan, UHV assistant professors of biology.
November 20, 2019
UHV faculty wins national award for spiritual communication research
Mark Ward Sr., an associate professor of communication at the University of Houston-Victoria, recently was named the recipient of a 2019 national award for outstanding article of the year in spiritual communication.
November 06, 2019
National website recognizes UHV computer science faculty’s book
Book Authority, a national book reviewing website, has included a book by a University of Houston-Victoria computer science faculty member in two of the site’s ranking lists for the best computer science books of all time.
October 16, 2019
UHV’s undergraduate criminal justice degree receives ranking
The University of Houston-Victoria’s Bachelor of Science in criminal justice recently was ranked nationally on The Best Schools’ Most Affordable Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice Programs top 50 list for factors that included its academic excellence, faculty scholarship, reputation and financial aid.
October 16, 2019
UHV associate professor wins national award for research on religious media
Mark Ward Sr., a University of Houston-Victoria associate professor of communication, will receive a national award in November for the outstanding scholarly article of the year in religious communication from the Religious Communication Association.
October 09, 2019
UHV accepting applications for high school robotics class
Up to 12 area high school students will have the chance to take a free, after-school robotics class this school year offered by the University of Houston-Victoria.
October 02, 2019
UHV students present biology research at conference
October 02, 2019
UHV STEM Building construction completes milestone
Construction on the University of Houston-Victoria’s new $28 million Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Building passed another milestone Friday when a “topping out” ceremony took place, marking the end of foundation and framing work on the building.
September 12, 2019
UHV promotes Spanish faculty member to senior lecturer
The University of Houston-Victoria promoted María Salomé Chavarría, who teaches Spanish courses and helped found the university’s Spanish program, from lecturer to senior lecturer effective on Sunday.
September 04, 2019
Camp teaches girls about programming, robotics
Abigail, left, and Bella Amaya, both 11-year-old homeschoolers, work together July 16 to discuss and improve their robot’s programming with Randall Jasek, a UHV senior computer science major from Palacios, during the university’s first-ever Texas Women in Computing summer camp in the University North robotics computer lab.
July 24, 2019
UHV announces lineup for fall reading series
“The American Book Review is always looking for diverse, compelling writers to participate in the reading series,” Jeffrey Di Leo, ABR editor and publisher, and dean of the UHV School of Arts & Sciences. “Each of these writers has a distinct voice and perspective in many genres and media, and I look forward to sharing their work with the community.”
July 24, 2019
High school students expand math knowledge at UHV summer camp
Students pose Tuesday with Ricardo Teixeira, front row right, University of Houston-Victoria assistant professor of mathematics, during the first day of the university’s Math Summer Camp. Seven students from Woodsboro, Calhoun and Victoria West high schools are attending the camp to learn about theoretical concepts in advanced mathematics, including Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry, number theory, optimization and graphs. The camp started Tuesday and will end Friday. It is the first of four science, technology, engineering and mathematics-themed camps the university will offer this summer. The camp is funded by a grant from Alcoa Foundation.
June 26, 2019
UHV places among top universities in cybersecurity competition
A group of 14 University of Houston-Victoria students recently took part in an online competition promoting cybersecurity, and UHV placed among the top 7 percent of U.S. colleges participating.
May 31, 2019
Book collection, portrait donated to UHV in honor of longtime supporter
The University of Houston-Victoria recently received a collection of books and a portrait to honor the memory of Dorothy Alcorn, a longtime supporter of the university and the first UH System regent from the Victoria area to be appointed by the governor of Texas.
May 22, 2019