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When we sit down to a plate of enchiladas or fideo, we often don’t take note of the history behind what’s on that plate. But the University of Texas at San Antonio does.

The UTSA Libraries Special Collections has incorporated a Mexican cookbook collection of over 1,500 books, including one dating back to 1789. A recent addition to that collection shares recipes from one of the invisible, but ever-present groups of workers at the university.


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More than 31,000 students at the University of Texas at San Antonio return to classes on Tuesday on the main and the downtown campuses, according to a UTSA news release.


UTSA freshman Aylin Esparza makes the bed in her new dorm room with her mom, Patricia Sanchez August 17, 2018.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

On the fourth floor of Alvarez Hall Friday, Aylin Esparza and her mom, Patricia Sanchez, unpacked a box of sheets to make her bed.

The 18 year old freshman has never lived away from her home in Dallas, and she’s hoping her new neighbors will become something of a second family while she’s at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Updated Aug. 17.

The University of Texas San Antonio is standing up a virtual National Security Collaboration Center while they wait for a physical building, said UTSA president Taylor Eighmy during a speech Tuesday at the Cyber Texas Foundation’s annual conference downtown.

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

This is the fifth session for University of Texas at San Antonio sophomore Alesandro Salazar.

Each time he sits in this sound booth, wearing a skullcap of sensors, he recites nonsensical phrases from a computer monitor.

They’re intended to make him stutter.


Ranad Humeidi moved to San Antonio when she was in high school to escape the Syrian civil war. She found a home in the UTSA science labs.
Camille Phillips | Texas Public Radio

Updated 12:26 p.m. May 14

Ranad Humeidi found a home in the science labs at the University of Texas at San Antonio after moving here her senior year of high school to escape the Syrian civil war.

She graduates Saturday with a bachelor’s degree in biology.


Students take a study break during finals week on the main campus of The University of Texas at San Antonio Dec. 11, 2017.
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The University of Texas at San Antonio has received a million dollar grant to provide computer science scholarships to women and students of color.

Ryan E. Poppe / Texas Public Radio

The University of Texas San Antonio is often found near the top lists for cybersecurity academics. In a move to capture more research dollars, projects, and internships for its 2,500 cyber security students, UTSA announced Monday the official opening for its National Security Collaboration Center.

Jack Morgan / Texas Public Radio

The University of Texas at San Antonio guitar program is featuring several student guitarists in recitals starting Monday.


Ryan E. Poppe / Texas Public Radio

Intelligence experts echo concerns of Texas congressmen about the state’s universities hosting a group they say serves as an intelligence collective for the Chinese government.


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