(L-R) Miguel Cortinas, Robert Seddon and William Gokelman.

Feature Stories

State of the Arts

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA Renowned architect and urban planner Arthur Erickson once said, “Vitality is radiated from exceptional art and architecture.” The University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) new Fine Arts Complex is not only exemplary of vitality in terms of brilliant architecture, but, more importantly, in providing a means of cultivating and expressing,

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Feature Stories

Alumni Ya’Ke Smith and Mikala Gibson.

Both Sides of the Lens

Duo rising stars in film industry By Rudy Arispe ’97 BA Little did Ya’Ke Smith ’03 BA and Mikala Gibson ’00 BA know that when he began writing for The Logos, the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) student newspaper, and was assigned to interview the then-theatre major, who had been nominated for a local

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Ingle poses in front of the Tuileries Garden in Paris.

Alumni hold passion for life abroad

By Brance Arnold ’10 MA Study abroad experiences often leave an indelible impact on the lives of students who graduate and step out into the world to pursue their personal and career aspirations. As reported by the Institute of International Education, 289,408 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in 2012-13. The number of American

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Yvette Reyna, UIW alumna and adjunct professor.

The Big Picture

UIW students learn specialty and craft of event planning By Brian Hudgins Yvette Reyna’s ’03 BA ’12 MA experience planning events started in the same way as many professionals in the industry, planning family events. She was trying to balance her roles as both an undergraduate student and a single mom while planning family gatherings.

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UIW School of Physical Therapy inaugural class culminates journey

By Crystale Lopez On May 9, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) School of Physical Therapy (SoPT) graduated the first 50 students from the Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program along with nine students of the online post-professional DPT program. These trailblazers not only successfully completed the program, but also played a major

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President's Message


President’s Message

Dear Friends: One of our most important on-going institutional goals is to continue expanding UIW’s reach outside of the United States. In today’s interconnected world, it’s crucial that students – both domestic and international – have first-hand opportunities to explore cultures other than their own. We’ve had a great deal of success since the signing

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Campus News

(Pictured L-R) Cornyn, Davila-Burnett, and Dr. Louis Agnese, UIW president, share a photo at spring commencement.

UIW celebrates the Class of 2015

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) conferred degrees to over 1000 graduates at four spring commencement ceremonies. The commencement schedule included ceremonies for the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) on May 8, the Rosenberg School of Optometry (RSO) and School of Physical Therapy (SoPT) on May 9, held at the Alice P. McDermott Convocation

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Alumni Connections

Carrying the Torch

Class Notes Summer 2015

1940s Nell Mueller Kothmann ’48 BSN was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Uvalde Chamber of Commerce for her many diverse volunteer efforts there. 1960s Celeste Barron ’64 BS retired as assistant to her CPA husband Robert, to help care for six grandchildren. They are active members of St. Pius X Parish. Barron

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University Collective

CCVI Award Glenn James

University Collective Summer 2015

Dr. Stephanie Boswell, associate professor of psychology, had her article, “Effects of aging and adult development education and service learning on attitude, anxiety, and occupational interest,” published in “The Journal of Effective Teaching.” Under the direction of Dr. Janice Dvorkin, associate professor of music and director of the music therapy program, the Music Therapy Services

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Cardinals Athletics

Monet and John Moreau demonstrate a fencing maneuver with epée weapons.

UIW fencing coach forges new program

By Raúl A. Flores Fencing may not have the glory of gridiron. But that is not stopping the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) from shouting “En Garde!” atop the roof of a state-of-the-art facility to announce the launch of an NCAA Division I fencing program. Sparked by the vision of Dr. Timothy Henrich, longtime

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The Back Page


2015 Swing-In Auction Party and Golf Tournament

Guests were inspired to pull out those old leg warmers and parachute pants and “Dance with Somebody” at this year’s “Throw Back to the 80s” themed Swing-In Auction Party and Golf Tournament. Nearly 500 guests attended the auction party on April 30 in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room and more than 250 golfers participated

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