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02 August 2022

Graduate degree will prepare UTSA students for high-demand careers in aerospace engineering

AUGUST 19, 2022 — Starting this fall semester, the Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design at UTSA (the Klesse College) will offer a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering. It is the college’s 13th master’s program.

04 February 2022

NASA taps Scobee Education Center as resource to study STEM

NASA has chosen San Antonio's Scobee Education Center as a partner to provide space exploration and STEM education to traditionally undeserved areas, naming it an Informal Education Community Anchor.

09 October 2022

San Antonio high school student wins national award for helping bring STEM education to underserved communities

“We have a variety of different programs. We have our school year program which are live-run 40-minute lessons provided by our tutors directly to our students. And so that program is actually currently going on right now, which is great. And then we also have our summer camp program, which is around like the last few weeks before school starts,” Guan said.

05 March 2022

San Diego Squared co-founder wants diverse students to know that they belong in STEM

H. Puentes is the co-founder and executive director of San Diego Squared, a nonprofit he founded with partner Bill Rastetter that works to increase diversity in STEM careers through mentoring, scholarships and other programming

10 October 2022

Texas Biomed strengthening STEM pipeline, igniting student interest in science

Educators want to equip students with knowledge and skills to gather data and evaluate evidence, but it’s difficult making connections in the classroom that apply to real-world scenarios.

14 December 2022

Texas Biomed wins designation that positions it for $100M in funding

Heightened recognition and expanded contracting could expedite the institute's $300 million strategic plan and campus expansion.

10 September 2022

UTSA awarded $3M NSF grant to support Hispanic and underrepresented students in STEM

SEPTEMBER 1, 2022 — The University of Texas at San Antonio has been awarded a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study pedagogical approaches for supporting Hispanic and underrepresented students in STEM disciplines.

31 August 2022

UTSA offers new master’s program that prepares students for careers in aerospace engineering

SAN ANTONIO – This fall semester the University of Texas at San Antonio is offering a Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering that will prepare students for a successful career designing aircraft, spacecraft and more.

17 October 2022

‘The best I can do is email you’: When this Native American family’s high-speed data ran out, their kids’ remote schooling came first

Sammy Matsaw knows all about isolation in the digital era. 

Matsaw, 46, was about to graduate with a Ph.D. in water resources when the coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020. A member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, Matsaw lives with his wife, Jessica Matsaw, 35, and their four children in a three-bedroom house on the Fort Hall Reservation in southeastern Idaho. 

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