University of the Incarnate Word

Updated at 2 p.m.

Winter weather conditions delayed or canceled flights and services, shut down museums, libraries and movie theaters, and closed academic and government institutions throughout the San Antonio region Tuesday.

UIW medical student Edwin Davila talks to a Southside ISD student at a family orientation in the fall of 2017.
Provided | Southside ISD

A few weeks into their first semester at University of the Incarnate Word’s School of Osteopathic Medicine, the 162 students in UIW’s inaugural class were paired up with 27 families from the Southside Independent School District.

For the next two years, the medical students will visit or call the parents, grandparents and students every two weeks. The goal is to help the families improve their health in a part of the region that has some of the worst health outcomes in San Antonio.

A music festival at the University of the Incarnate Word kicks off this weekend and the four-day two weekend event has plenty of variety. 

Wendy Rigby / Texas Public Radio

The new University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine on San Antonio’s South side opened with fanfare this Thursday.

Two San Antonio Universities Announce New Leadership

Jun 1, 2017
Courtesy Trinity University & The University of the Incarnate Word

The University of the Incarnate Word and Trinity University each announced new appointments Thursday. Dr. Thomas Evans has been chosen as the tenth president for UIW and Trinity University promoted professor Michael Soto to an associate vice president position.