Author: The Word Magazine

Building Peace

New symposium invites international scholars to share their perspectives on creating peace in the world. For more than two years, Dr. Osman Özturgut wanted to start a conversation. “Peace is a topic we are constantly talking about, with all the conflict around the world,” said Özturgut, dean of Research and Graduate Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word. Inspired by a desire to foster a greater understanding among students of the issues that global communities face today, he collaborated with other San Antonio universities, a host of academic, civic and cultural organizations, and Dr. Ana Hagendorf, research officer in...

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Living the Mission: UIW Alternative Spring Break 2018

Slideshow: Spring Break in Service ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 16 SLIDESHOW: Click through for a peek at last year's UIW Alternative Spring Break team in action.   With little more than paint, supplies and the willingness to do good, members of the University of the Incarnate Word community will set out into a San Antonio neighborhood and change lives. Over the semester holiday, March 12 through 16, students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends will once again participate in UIW’s Alternative Spring Break, the service initiative sponsored by the Office of Mission and Ministry. Now in its...

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UIW Comes Together for National Collegiate Day of Prayer 2018

Join University Mission and Ministry in a nationwide movement uniting future leaders in prayer. Event Spotlight: National Collegiate Day of Prayer It may only last one day, but for those precious 24 hours on the last Thursday in February, young people on college campuses all over the country are coming together and lifting up their hearts in prayer. On Thursday, Feb. 22, at 3:30, the Office of University Mission and Ministry (UMM) invites students, faculty and members of the University of the Incarnate Word community to take part in the National Collegiate Day of Prayer to pray for UIW...

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UIW Goes Red for Heart Health

The 15th Annual Red Dress Fashion Show and Health Fair celebrates red-hot fashion and healthy hearts like no one else. For event organizers, the University of the Incarnate Word’s annual Red Dress event isn’t simply a college health fair or stylish soiree, it’s a one-of-a-kind opportunity to celebrate women’s health in a uniquely UIW way. As home to five distinct professional health programs and Juren Sullivan Center for Fashion Management — the only fashion program of its kind in San Antonio – the Red Dress event brings together the expertise in both of those worlds to educate participants about...

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Bill Reily Comes Home

Works from the late San Antonio artist, professor and art department chair are on exhibit at UIW. It’s been some 17 years since Bill Reily last educated aspiring artists at the University of the Incarnate Word, but the late former professor and art department chair still has much to teach. With his unique approach to modernism, Reily’s works were a departure from many of the styles popular with San Antonio artists during the mid-20th century. Now, via the special exhibition “San Antonio Modernism: The Art of Bill Reily,” they’ve come back to the UIW campus where their creator advised...

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