When Corpus Christi residents tune in to the weekend news on KIII, the city’s local ABC affiliate, they often see UIW alumni Ryan Shoptaugh on their screens. Ryan, a 2017 graduate of the University of the Incarnate Word’s meteorology program, is the channel’s weekend meteorologist. As the son of a retired Air Force serviceman who … Continue reading Meteorology Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Shoptaugh
UIWSOM students take steps to mentally prepare for traumatic experiences in the medical profession By: Kaitlyn Hennessey “Put your notes away and double glove,” she was told. Uncertain of the circumstances, she followed the paramedic’s orders. The ambulance arrived at the scene with police officers all around, body bags laying on the ground, helicopters flying off…she … Continue reading “Realities of a Ride-Along,” and Mental Health in Medicine
Dr. Veronica Martinez-Acosta, UIW associate professor of biology, is the the co-director of the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program (REU). The program is currently meeting over the summer for 10 weeks at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) in Woods Hole, Mass. UIW student Shannon O’Bryant and Dr. Martinez-Acosta share their first impressions … Continue reading First Impressions: Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program at the Marine Biology Laboratories in Woods Hole, Mass.
For the third consecutive year, UIW will host miniGEMS, a camp for middle school aged girls interested in STEM and STEAM programs. MiniGEMS is a student-run program led by undergraduate and graduate students from various UIW STEM programs will run from June through August. Guest speakers from throughout San Antonio will also provide information to the campers about careers in these fields.
UIW’s School of Mathematics, Science and Engineering offers a specialization in Meteorology through the Operational Meteorology program and Broadcast Meteorology program. We spoke with Dr. Gerald Mulvey about this area of study at UIW. UIW: What program tracks are offered in this degree program? Dr. Mulvey: This program offers a Bachelor of Science in Operational Meteorology … Continue reading A Q&A about Meteorology at UIW
The H-E-B School of Business & Administration at UIW offers a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a concentration in Financial Planning. We spoke with Dr. Alicia Rodriguez de Rubio, finance coordinator, about this program at UIW. UIW: Tell me more about the Financial Planning concentration in the Finance Program. Rodriguez de Rubio: The … Continue reading A Q&A about the Financial Planning Concentration at UIW
The Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions at UIW offers the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program to nursing students. We spoke with Dr. Diana Beckmann-Mendez, BSN-DNP track coordinator/FNP concentration leader, about this program at UIW. UIW: Tell me more about the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program. Beckmann-Mendez: The DNP is … Continue reading A Q&A about the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program at UIW