Bryan Bayles’ Path to the University Has Been Full of Interesting Twists and Turns

Bryan Bayles’ Path to the University Has Been Full of Interesting Twists and Turns

The assistant professor is helping launch a new community health program. From working with indigenous Mayan midwives to curating health and wellness exhibitions to chairingthe Mayor’s Fitness Council, Dr. Bryan Bayles brings an eclectic background to his role at A&M-SanAntonio. As an assistant professor, Bayles not only teaches classes in global and community health, but […]

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Philis Barragán Goetz Receives Book Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

Philis Barragán Goetz Receives Book Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

The book delves into a foundational figure during the emergence of Mexican American literature. Dr. Philis M. Barragán Goetz has been awarded a $60,000 grant from the National Endowment for theHumanities for a book she’s writing about a pioneering yet often overlooked folklorist, writer andeducator. “The Borderlands of Inclusivity: Jovita González and the Mexican American […]

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Celebrate 15 Years with Special Savings at Jaguar Java and University Bookstore

Celebrate 15 Years with Special Savings at Jaguar Java and University Bookstore

By: Mariah Gonzalez With A&M-San Antonio’s 15th-anniversary celebrations in full swing, the University is excited to announce that Jaguar Java and the University bookstore are offering an array of discounts and deals throughout the semester. It’s a great opportunity to enjoy your favorite beverage, snag some cool University merchandise, and save some money!  February:  Jaguar […]

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A Holistic Approach to Student Success

A Holistic Approach to Student Success

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is bolstering its efforts to strengthen student success and retention through innovative new programs, faculty development, grants and new hires. Approximately 77 percent of A&M-San Antonio students identify as Hispanic, and roughly 72 percent are first-generation students. Many of these students face unique challenges, from academic to financial. The University’s new […]

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Embracing the Future: A&M San Antonio Launches AI Initiative

Embracing the Future: A&M San Antonio Launches AI Initiative

A&M-San Antonio is launching a new AI program that will enhance the University’s education and research capabilities, while also strengthening the local workforce and providing local businesses with tools that can help guide their decision-making processes.    The University recently received a $400,000 National Science Foundation grant, including Google Cloud Credits, to support “Jag-AI.” The two-pronged […]

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San Antonio Area Foundation Awards $45,000 Grant to Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders

San Antonio Area Foundation Awards $45,000 Grant to Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders

The Texas A&M-San Antonio Institute for Autism and Related Disorders (IARD) has been awarded $45,000 from the San Antonio Area Foundation. The grant, which will be paid in installments over the next three years, supports the IARD’s general operating expenses. The money will help the institute enhance accessibility to essential autism services in Bexar County and […]

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Repurposing Shakespeare

Repurposing Shakespeare

Professors Aim to Change the Way the Bard is Taught by Highlighting Border Artforms By Sam Boykin What started as an interdisciplinary collaboration between college professors about culture, literature and education has evolved into a dynamic new publication called The Bard in the Borderlands: An Anthology of Shakespeare Appropriations en La Frontera.  The first of […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Education and Culture Through Art

Bridging the Gap Between Education and Culture Through Art

Neil Armstrong Elementary provides families opportunities for creative bonding with their children.  By Mariah Gonzalez  In November 2020, A&M-SA professors Dr. Karen Burgard, Dr. Elisabeth Krimbill, Dr. Katherine Espinoza, Dr. Kimberly Stephenson, Dr. Karen Kohler, Dr. Melissa Jozwiak and Justin Korver were awarded the CULTIVAR grant, a $3.35 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

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In a Social Mood

In a Social Mood

Associate Professor Awarded Inaugural Grant Named in His Honor By Brance D. Arnold Does social mood influence our social attitudes and actions? What part does social mood play in influencing our social behavior, particularly in areas such as politics, pop culture, financial markets and the economy? How do societal ethics, philosophies and norms impact economics? […]

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