A Path to Hope

Pediatric oncologist works to give children hope

The New Generation of Media Professionals

Trio unites to set media business ablaze

The Color of Spring

Students celebrate diversity with spring festival

Honor of a Lifetime

Honor of a Lifetime

As UIW closes another academic year, the university bids farewell to a number of faculty who have devoted much of their careers and lives to the home that is Incarnate Word. Some of these faculty members have received one of the greatest honors bestowed by the...

UIW shines as one community helping to save lives

UIW shines as one community helping to save lives

Alec Ramirez, a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics student at UIW, was walking to class when he was called over by a member of UIW’s Pre-Pharmacy Association (PPA). The PPA was hosting their annual bone marrow drive for the GenCure Marrow Donor Program, “Be the...

Business’ First

Business’ First

As someone who couldn’t dissect a frog in her high school biology class, Eileen Teves found another, less invasive way to achieve her goal of becoming a doctor. Teves recently became the first graduate of the H-E-B School of Business and Administration’s (HEBSBA) new...

Do you remember?

Do you remember?

“Oh would that I were what I’m meant to be,” reads a poem opening Sr. Rita Prendergast’s “Gleanings,” a collection of poetry reflecting fragments of her life experiences. Aboard the Mauretania, a ship bound for Texas, along with 13 Sisters of...

President’s Message Summer 2016

President’s Message Summer 2016

Dear Friends: Two of UIW’s founding values are service and innovation. Both were in full display during a late spring press conference at which we announced an academic initiative with the potential of not only changing the health care landscape in Texas, but of also...

Class Notes Summer 2016

Class Notes Summer 2016

1970s Antoinette Franklin ’78 BA ’98 MEd has written and self-published several books of poetry and three anthologies. Franklin received an honorable mention for self-publication of her book “In the Mist of Struggle Stands a Woman.” She is presently...

University Collective Summer 2016

University Collective Summer 2016

Dr. Veronica Acosta, associate professor of biology, was elected the incoming chair of the Neuroscience Section of the Texas Academy of Science at the Texas Academy of Science Meeting in March. She will serve two years as chair. Acosta was recently on sabbatical leave...

A Legacy of Spirit

A Legacy of Spirit

People remember 1986 as a year of big hair and big fashion. At Incarnate Word, 1986 was also a year of big cheers and one giant milestone. While the nation was jamming out to Mr. Mister and fist-pumping over “Top Gun,” a small group of what was then...