Feature Stories

The Art of Giving

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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“Art is an extremely important part of one’s life. It’s food for the soul,” said Betty Stieren Kelso at her home in midtown San Antonio which resembles a museum with a vibrant, historical collection of artwork from all over the world. Betty and her husband Lt. Col. Robert (Bob) E. Kelso (Ret.) have traveled the

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Word Web Exclusive – Engineering GEMS

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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Innovation is often born of the simplest of moments. For Dr. Michael Frye, associate professor of engineering, and Dr. Sreerenjini Nair, assistant professor of physics, one such moment came last spring, which led to the hosting of the first engineering camp by the University of the Incarnate Word’s (UIW) Autonomous Vehicle Systems (AVS) Research and

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A Legacy of Success

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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As another graduating class received their diplomas this May, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) bid a fond farewell to two retiring administrators who have led thousands of students to success. Dr. Denise Doyle, most recently the university’s chancellor, held many leadership positions during her 27 years at UIW. She served as provost, vice

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Lending a Helping Hand

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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Carmelita Green ’63 BA is reticent to talk about herself. Ask about her life today and she will confidently talk about her husband, Dr. David P. Green, the nonprofit he started and her role in supporting the causes they both believe in. Ask about her past and she’s matter-of-fact about growing up in Laredo, remaining

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No Brakes: Cycling towards healing and success

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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Tiffany Skelton, a freshman in the athletic training program at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), was presented with the President’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Volunteer Service at the White House in April. Skelton, a Wounded Warrior Athlete who retired from the U.S. Army after 13 years, was recognized for her service in the

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Transcending Borders of Higher Education

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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In late August, more than 400 guests, including business leaders, politicians, education officials, members of UIW’s founding congregation, and other dignitaries, attended a gala in Irapuato, Mexico, to hear University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) President Louis Agnese, Jr., map out his plans for Campus Bajio, a new site there. True to form, Agnese articulated

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New Horizons

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) continues to grow. As enrollment increases steadily, the university strives to build and maintain state-of-the-art facilities in order to enhance the Cardinals’ college experience. The ever-changing UIW campus has seen a number of buildings and facilities pop up on campus in recent years. UIW’s latest building project is

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A Community of Support

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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By Brance Arnold ’10 MA As the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) advances into its 134th year, a deep, rich sense of pride and community remains as genuine and vibrant as its picturesque campus. There’s a feeling of home that resonates with not only students, but also faculty, alumni, parents, administration, staff, benefactors, and

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Navigating the future through collaborative research

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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By Brian Hudgins The U.S. Air Force and the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) have teamed up to give problem solvers on campus the tools to provide San Antonio residents and people throughout the country some added safety and security. Through a $486,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, UIW put

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Generation to Generation

Nov 20th, 2015 | By
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By Rudy Arispe ’97 BA Abe Cortez was tending business as usual at Paris Hatters in downtown San Antonio on another sweltering August afternoon last year with temperatures hovering around 105. So he thought it rather odd when a customer, who had just walked in off the street, was wearing a red jogging suit zipped

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