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Academic, military and medical institutions announced their plans to re-open on Wednesday following Tuesday's ice storm, pending further weather developments.

UTSA graduate student Daniela Salinas poses for a portrait in the nursery of La Trinidad United Methodist Church Jan. 5, 2018. As president of Students Raising Children Salinas helped launch a child care program at the church.
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When the spring semester starts Monday at the University of Texas at San Antonio, child care will be available for parents taking evening courses at its downtown campus.

It’s a day student parents on campus have been working towards for three years.

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A group of seniors at the University of Texas at San Antonio unveiled their video game projects to an audience of disabled veterans on Thursday.


TEXAS grants are awarded to students  with financial need attending public universities like UTSA.
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As students at The University of Texas at San Antonio cram for finals week, Taylor Eighmy is preparing for a test of his own: the launch of a major initiative to expand the university’s downtown campus


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A banner proclaiming “America is our birthright” and referencing “blood and soil” was displayed on the main campus of the University of Texas-San Antonio last week.

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The University of Texas San Antonio held its fifth annual Innovation Awards Wednesday. The 34 awards celebrated professors who have received patents and revenue from their research, the director of the Commercialization and Technology Transfer Office Christine Burke said.


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An acting program at the University of Texas at San Antonio has found an interesting way to add drama to its teaching.


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Tuesday's announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions put a timeline to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. 

Ilna Colemere holds an iPad over a children's nonfiction book about the solar system. 

"So we're gonna access the camera and you hold it over and eventually" Colemere trails off while maneuvering the iPad over the page.

As we watch, suddenly the music fades up from the iPad, and a three-dimensional sun rises from the two-dimensional book with the planets quickly orbiting it. 

This is augmented reality. Using a smartphone or iPad and an app from the book's publisher, you can see a wealth of unseen content, self-narrating books, or ones with 3D models. 

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University of Texas System regents announce they have selected a finalist to serve as the President of the University of Texas at San Antonio.  Dr. Taylor Eighmy replaces Ricardo Romo, who resigned in March.

For the past several months, UT regents have been scouring through the resumes of university presidents from across the country.   UT Vice Chancellor Steve Leslie says the board announced that Taylor Eighmy from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville will serve as UTSA’s next campus president.

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