When students and faculty wrapped up their final classes before spring break, they had no idea it would be the last time that they would gather in person. In response to the growing threat of COVID-19, CDC guidelines for social distancing and ever-changing local ordinances, University leadership made the difficult decision to complete the semester … Continue reading From the Classroom to Zoom: A Faculty Perspective on Online Learning
By Roger Barnes, Ph.D., Department of Sociology professor and chair I had just pulled my car up to my friend John’s house at about 8 p.m. on the night of April 4, 1968. I was a junior in high school and John and I had been at an evening band rehearsal. We were talking while the … Continue reading Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.
We have heard of many different love stories that began at UIW, but what about couples who made the choice to come to UIW together not as students but as working adults? In the HEB School of Business and Administration, you will find a married couple who did just that Dr. Alberto Rubio, marketing coordinator … Continue reading Love at UIW – A Faculty Interview
By Dr. Gilberto Hinojosa, professor emeritus Lent invites us to join Jesus in the desert. But what about that good old Catholic school refrain: “What should I give up for Lent?”? Is it on its way out? In some way, that would be good because it was simplistic. After all, giving up ice cream, sodas, … Continue reading Lent Invites Us to Join Jesus in the Desert
By Dr. Gilberto Hinojosa, professor emeritus Lent is a journey to Holy Week. It is a season of anticipation of the celebration of the central mystery of our faith: Christ’s death and resurrection. In some way, Lent is like the Gospels, all of which are, according to some scholars, long introductions to the core story … Continue reading Lent is a Journey
To most people, it may come as a surprise that today, January 12, is National Pharmacist Day. To commemorate the occasion, we sat down with UIW's very own Dr. David Maize R.Ph., Ph. D., Dean of the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Learn more about him and the University of the … Continue reading An Interview with the Dean of UIW’s Feik School of Pharmacy on National Pharmacist Day