University of the Incarnate Word http://tpr.org en UIW Seals Deal With Brooks City-Base For New Medical School http://tpr.org/post/uiw-seals-deal-brooks-city-base-new-medical-school <p></p><p>The University of the Incarnate Word and Brooks City Base have come to an agreement to build a new medical school at the site of the former Air Force installation.</p><p>After two years of searching, UIW has decided to use the former U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine for its new School of Osteopathic Medicine. The boards of both UIW and Brooks City Base approved a memorandum of understanding to use the 23 acre facility, which closed in 2011.&nbsp;</p><p>UIW President Louis Agnese said the university had been scouting three locations.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:32:13 +0000 Joey Palacios 33208 at http://tpr.org UIW Seals Deal With Brooks City-Base For New Medical School Voci Di Sorelle Celebrates 10 Years With Christmas Concert At UIW Chapel http://tpr.org/post/voci-di-sorelle-celebrates-10-years-christmas-concert-uiw-chapel <p>Local singing ensemble Voci di Sorelle is celebrating a decade of singing together, but the group didn't set out that way, according to founder and Artistic Director Ruth Moreland.</p><p>"Well actually this group started as just a one-time composition project," Moreland said. "When we got together in the summer of 2003 it was just magical."</p><p>So magical that they couldn’t see stopping. Now they’re celebrating their first decade at a Christmas concert they’re calling "Sing We Noel." The concert takes place on Sunday, December 15 at the Chapel of the Incarnate Word.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 16:37:51 +0000 Jack Morgan 23219 at http://tpr.org Voci Di Sorelle Celebrates 10 Years With Christmas Concert At UIW Chapel Acupuncture Degree Program Coming To University Of The Incarnate Word http://tpr.org/post/acupuncture-degree-program-coming-university-incarnate-word <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;San Antonio is getting a university program for students who want to learn Eastern medicine.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of the Incarnate Word is partnering with the Texas Health and Science University in Austin to create a degree program for acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine that starts in spring 2014 at UIW in San Antonio</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 16:17:02 +0000 Eileen Pace 22895 at http://tpr.org Acupuncture Degree Program Coming To University Of The Incarnate Word UIW Dedicates New Arts Building For Ceramics & Sculpture http://tpr.org/post/uiw-dedicates-new-arts-building-ceramics-sculpture <p>As part of a larger strategy to build new arts facilities at the University of the Incarnate Word, a new ceramics and sculpture studio was dedicated Tuesday.</p><p>UIW President Louis Agnese explained at the unveiling how the Ruth Eilene Sullivan Ceramic and Sculpture Studio signals a renewed commitment to the arts.<br><br>"We wouldn't be spending $16 million at the corner of Broadway and Hildebrand on all of our programs on music and art if we were not focused on that area," Agnese said.</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 17:00:40 +0000 Jack Morgan 18294 at http://tpr.org UIW Dedicates New Arts Building For Ceramics & Sculpture SAISD & UIW Sign Letter Of Intent For Medical School http://tpr.org/post/saisd-uiw-sign-letter-intent-medical-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The idea of a medical school on the campus of Fox Tech High School has taken a major step forward with an agreement between San Antonio Independent School District and the University of the Incarnate Word.</span></p><p>The letter is currently only agreed-to terms between the&nbsp;SAISD&nbsp;and&nbsp;UIW and the full contract is still in negotiations.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:53:23 +0000 Joey Palacios 18226 at http://tpr.org SAISD & UIW Sign Letter Of Intent For Medical School Mozart Festival Texas Debuts Third Season http://tpr.org/post/mozart-festival-texas-debuts-third-season <p>The music of Mozart has not gone out of style since his time, and the third incarnation of the <strong>Mozart Festival Texas</strong> has some of the master's greatest works on tap. <em>"Of course, we feature other composers too,"</em> says founder and maestro Terry Frazor. <em>"This year Beethoven, Brahms, and even Scarlatti get their due."</em></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:04:00 +0000 John Clare 15234 at http://tpr.org Mozart Festival Texas Debuts Third Season A Perfect Fit: UIW Student Gets Shoes To Those In Need http://tpr.org/post/perfect-fit-uiw-student-gets-shoes-those-need <p>Eric Castillo and his organization, A Walk in My Shoes, has made it a mission to find shoes to fit everybody who needs a pair in San Antonio, and the 500 pairs of shoes he delivered to SAMMinistries on Friday is just part of the story.</p> Mon, 14 Jan 2013 20:27:00 +0000 Eileen Pace 4717 at http://tpr.org A Perfect Fit: UIW Student Gets Shoes To Those In Need Choral Group Voci di Sorelle Brings Glad Tidings To San Antonio http://tpr.org/post/choral-group-voci-di-sorelle-brings-glad-tidings-san-antonio <p><strong>Voci di Sorelle sings at UIW&nbsp;Chapel this Sunday!</strong></p><p>Holiday music is a tradition for many different kinds of people, crossing race, faith and style lines. Sounds of the season vary with groups, but are also a tradition for many directors and ensembles.</p><blockquote><p>"There is a lot of really good repertoire out there for this time of the year, and if it is not for women's voices, we make it that way!"</p> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 19:53:32 +0000 John Clare 3120 at http://tpr.org Choral Group Voci di Sorelle Brings Glad Tidings To San Antonio UIW and Mahncke Park Residents At Odds Over Proposed Parking Lot http://tpr.org/post/uiw-and-mahncke-park-residents-odds-over-proposed-parking-lot <p>A piece of land that sits along Perry Court between North New Braunfels and Broadway has been sitting vacant for about eight years.</p><p>It doesn't have the curb appeal that many other homes in the Mahncke Park neighborhood have, with overgrown grass and untrimmed trees in the front of the lot, but according to resident Scott Day, that doesn't mean the property is lost on the neighborhood. He said the he does not want the <a href="http://www.uiw.edu/" target="_blank">University of the Incarnate Word</a>, who owns the property, to develop a parking lot for university staff members.</p> Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:07:26 +0000 Ryan Loyd 113 at http://tpr.org UIW and Mahncke Park Residents At Odds Over Proposed Parking Lot