September 2020 GPS Career Story: Education and Equity Champion Joins Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationSep 9, 2020
September's GPS Career Story will introduce Sara Garcia, born and raised in Texas, and has a passion for issues of race and equity and the role of public policy in creating a more equitable education system.
August’s GPS Career Story will introduce Kate Kinnison, who has a Master’s in Public Affairs from The University of Texas at Austin. She will share her career story and describe her time with The Texas House of Representatives, The Artist Foundation in San Antonio, founding CivTechSA, and her day-to-day work with the City of San Antonio.
Graduate Student Highlight: NSF Fellowship Recipient pursues PhD at UTSA to preserve Amazonian cultureAug 17, 2020
Hugo Lucitante is a member of the indigenous Cofán people, a small Amazonian nation afflicted by colonization, deforestation, and pollution from the oil industry. At just 10 years old, he was given the opportunity to pursue a western education and become an advocate for his people. Now, an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient, he continues his education and research as an Anthropology doctoral candidate at UTSA. Lucitante brings a unique perspective to the Anthropology field and aims to support his people in their fight for cultural survival.
July’s GPS Career Story introduces Dr. Chris Jarrett, who received his PhD at UTSA in Anthropology and was scooped up by the Field Museum in 2019 as their resident Cultural Anthropologist and Environmental Social Scientist.
Dr. Shannon Heuberger received her PhD in entomology and worked with a United States Senator, developing her passion for all things policy. She is now the Assistant Vice Provost at UTSA and is ready to share her story with you Learn about the experiences that shaped her future and be inspired to take control of your own.
UTSA’s Graduate School understands the challenges faced by students world-wide in taking the GRE test during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Texas at San Antonio recently established an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to provide professional development services and networking opportunities for the university’s postdoctoral fellows...