Campus News

2014 Alumna of Distinction for Service in Mission

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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The 2014 Alumna of Distinction for Service in Mission was Jennifer Staubach Gates ’88 BSN. A lifelong Dallasite, Gates was elected to her first term as a Dallas City Council Member in 2013. She currently serves as the vice chair of the Budget, Finance and Audit Committee and sits on the Public Safety Committee as

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UIW celebrates the Class of 2014

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) conferred degrees to 982 graduates at two spring commencement ceremonies on May 9 and 11. The first ceremony was held in the Alice P. McDermott Convocation Center on campus. The evening’s commencement honored graduates of the university’s Ph.D. and professional doctoral programs. The keynote speaker was Sam Witkin,

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Founding dean of UIW’s School of Osteopathic Medicine welcomes Dr. Norman Gevitz to UIW

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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Dr. Robyn Madson, founding dean of the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine, welcomed Dr. Norman Gevitz, professor of history and sociology of medicine and vice president of academic affairs at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Mo., to UIW on March 18. Gevitz gave a presentation on the history and relevance of osteopathic medicine in Mabee

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UIW hosts annual 2014 Tech Fair

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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Sponsored by UIW’s Instructional Technology department, more than 500 students, faculty and staff as well as representatives from other local universities attended this year’s 2014 Tech Fair held April 9. The fair featured 24 presentations at three venues: The Vendor Spotlight – Vendors such as McGraw/Hill, Cengage, Blackboard, Lumens, and Tableau as well as other

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2014 Cutting Edge Fiesta® Fasion Show

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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A crowd of nearly 800 guests were on hand at San Antonio’s Marriott Rivercenter Hotel on April 16 for UIW’s 34th Annual Cutting Edge Fiesta® Fashion Show. The show is dedicated to Kathleen Watson in recognition of her work and support of the UIW Mission. Watson was instrumental in transforming a small, annual student fashion

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Incarnate Word Day at UIW

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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On March 25, the UIW community celebrated Incarnate Word Day with the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, its founding congregation. The annual celebration was held in observance of the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary and the Incarnation of the Eternal Word, God. An evening prayer and presentation by Dr.

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UIW welcomes new vice president for information resources

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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Dan Duffy has joined the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) as the new vice president for information resources. Duffy leads the Information Resources Division (IRD) comprised of the staff in the J.E. & L.E. Mabee Library, Instructional Technology, Institutional Research, Information Technology, and Web Development. Duffy earned both his BS and MBA in computer

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UIW celebrates spring with the International Festival of Colors

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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In vivid fashion, students hailed the beginning of spring by coloring each other with multicolored powder in recognition of Holi. A spring festival, also known as the festival of colors, Holi is an ancient Hindu religious tradition representing the start of spring in India. This year’s International Festival of Colors was held March 20 on

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UIW Cardinals for Kids host Dodge for a Cure event

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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UIW’s Cardinals for Kids (CFK), a student run philanthropy organization sponsored by University Mission and Ministry, hosted its first Dodge for a Cure dodge ball tournament on March 28 in the Richard and Jane Cervera Wellness Center. Proceeds benefited the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio with more than $900 raised. Over 110 players participated including

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2014 Asian New Year

Jul 9th, 2014 | By
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Approximately 500 students, faculty, administrators, and San Antonio community members attended this year’s Asian New Year celebration, sponsored by UIW’s Institute of World Cultures, on Feb. 15 in Marian Hall Ballroom. In addition to UIW’s Lion Dance Team, performers included Mary Martha McNeel and Michael Graves (Tai Chi instructors at UIW); Chinese student, Crystal Yi

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