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Mobile exhibit gives crash course in RGV civil rights history

EDINBURG — The history of progress in the Rio Grande Valley is now on display for all to see and learn.

San Benito appoints three department heads

SAN BENITO — San Benito's City Hall is promoting three officials to head key departments.

UTRGV Mexican-American professor guides next generation of STEM professionals

EDINBURG — Cristina Villalobos' life is a mathematical statement: to get an answer you have to follow necessary steps, but her equation is far from over and she does it all while guiding Hispanic students in their own equations of life.

‘Artist Talk’ to feature creator of new downtown Brownsville mural

Local artist Jesse James, who painted the new “Welcome to Brownsville” downtown mural, will be the guest speaker at an “Artist Talk” event hosted by the City of Brownsville in collaboration with the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art.

UTRGV professor co-edits book that takes philosophical look at pirates

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Professor of History and Anthropology Russell Skowronek has co-edited his third book in a series on pirates, a tome that promises to be a timber-shivering good time.

Rios, UTRGV’s first marching band director, to create culture with new fight song

Since the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley student body passed the athletics fee referendum in November 2021, the school has taken steps toward fulfilling its goal of establishing a football program, women's swimming and diving teams, expanded spirit programs and a marching band.

UTRGV is tops in Texas according to magazine’s college ranking

Washington Monthly magazine's annual college guide and ranking announcement has named the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley the top university in Texas as the 2023-24 academic year gets underway.

Audit reveals irregularities in GBIC agreement with financial services company

A performance agreement between the Greater Brownsville Incentives Corporation and a financial services company calling itself 9Point8 Capital, signed on Sept. 29, 2021, was the focus of an audit conducted by the city auditor’s office, which turned up irregularities.

Going Forward: UT regents OK Majestic Theater purchase in Brownsville

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley got the green light Thursday from the UT Board of Regents to purchase the iconic Majestic Theater and adjacent buildings for a new performing arts center downtown.

UTRGV football lands third commit in program history

UTRGV football has landed its third commitment in program history, as Fort Worth Brewer class of 2024 defensive back Dakories Moment announced his verbal commitment on Twitter last week.