It takes a special kind of person to answer the call to serve their country. It's a vocation that requires bravery, perseverance and above all, faith. Christopher Marmolejo has all three. His military honors include the Army Meritorious Unit Commendation, the National Defense Service Medal, the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and more than a … Continue reading Cardinal Chronicles: Christopher Marmolejo, UIW Class of 2020
A Prayer for Uncertain Times God of infinite mercy, hear our prayer! In this time of bewilderment and fear, we ask you to give us the courage to take care of one another as Jesus did. For those who are ill, especially those who are frightened and alone, for those who cannot access healthcare, for … Continue reading Daily Prayers and Reflections: April 23
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
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
It’s that time of year again. Something in the air is different, there’s excitement in the streets and vibrant colors and delicious scents captivate our senses. For most, Christmas may come to mind when reading those first two sentences. For San Antonians, we know there’s only one thing this could mean – Fiesta is here! … Continue reading Viva Fiesta!
By Dr. Glenn Ambrose, Professor of Religious Studies Three days in the life of Christ have shaped Christian worship more than any other. The time frame beginning with the Last Supper and ending with the discovery of the empty tomb have given rise to rich liturgical traditions. In the 20th century, the nomenclature of the … Continue reading Three Days, Three Words: He is Risen!”
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