News Release Archives 2012-2013



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When Research Notes are Found on a Guitar - July 31, 2013
Sociologist David Spener, studying social justice movements and music in Chile, is invited to give a concert at the former home of Nobel poet Pablo Neruda

Trinity University Distinguished Lecture Series to Observe 40th Anniversary of Watergate - July 30, 2013
Journalists Bernstein and Woodward to share views on the White House from Nixon to Obama

Move-in Days Begin in Latest Addition to CSI - July 30, 2013
Equipment and faculty are now residing the Phase 3A of the Center for the Sciences and Innovation at Trinity University

Inventing a New Way to Process Proteins - July 30, 2013
Robert A. Welch Foundation supports Trinity University chemistry professor

Trinity University Senior Fights for Tiger Conservation in Washington, D.C. - July 29, 2013
Students turn concern for tiger endangerment into political lesson

Small Appliances Technician Celebrates Retirement After Half a Century with Trinity University - July 26, 2013
Tom Nixon leaves behind a legacy of hard work, expertise, and an ability to fix anything

Trinity University Professor Receives Award from City of San Antonio - July 26, 2013
Diana Glawe honored as 'Green Practitioner' at the 2013 Green Building Awards

Trinity Names Houston-area Admissions Representative - July 25, 2013
College admissions veteran Gail Roberson will work to increase University's visibility in the Bayou City



Landscaping Renovation Taking Place to Improve Emergency Access to Campus - Jun. 26, 2013
Area between front of Marrs McLean Science Center and back of Ruth Fine Arts Center getting broad sidewalks to accommodate fire engine access

Trinity University religion students, professor return to Israel - Jun. 26, 2013
Team once again finds stunning mosaic floor tiles in an ancient synagogue

Trinity University Student Wins Gilman International Scholarship - Jun. 25, 2013
Rising junior to study abroad in Hong Kong in the fall

Classical Studies Professor Receives Prestigious Humanities Fellowship - Jun. 21, 2013
American Council of Learned Societies awards fellowship to associate professor Corinne Pache for research on the figure of Penelope from Homer’s The Odyssey

Trinity University's Jazz Station, KRTU, Has New Leadership - Jun. 21, 2013
Ron Nirenberg is promoted to general manager; JJ Lopez is now station manager

U.S. Paralympics Track and Field Championships Draw Military Heroes - Jun. 20, 2013
National competition is held at Trinity University Stadium

Trinity University Honors Outstanding Students with Leadership Awards - Jun. 18, 2013
Undergraduates demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm to campus and beyond

Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance Conference Coming to Trinity University - Jun. 14, 2013
Event targeted for professionals seeking to 'manage during the recovery;' continuing education credits offered

Two Trinity University Graduates Commissioned into U.S. Air Force - Jun. 14, 2013
Both accepted into leadership program before attending intelligence officer training

Class Marshal and Alumni Sponsors Selected for the Class of 2017 - Jun. 13, 2013
Faculty, alumni provide support, unity, and mentoring for the incoming class

Healthcare Managers Upbeat Despite Profound Change - Jun. 11, 2013
Survey of Trinity University Health Care Administration Alumni Reflects Positive Attitude, in Sharp Contrast to Views of Physicians



Trinity University to Spend the Summer Reading TUgether - May 30, 2013
Selection looks at the changing landscape of cancer, author to discuss findings in campus lecture

Saying Goodbye - May 29, 2013
Three longtime Trinity University professors – Meredith McGuire, Judith Fisher, and L. Brooks Hill – retiring but looking forward to a 'second life'

Trinity University Biology Professor Wins Teaching Fellowship - May 28, 2013
James Shinkle uses a coaching perspective in the classroom and laboratory

Trinity University, Goodwill Team Up to Help Students 'Give and Go' - May 17, 2013
Donations can go to San Antonio agency instead of local landfills as the school year ends

Trinity University's Student Newspaper Wins National Awards - May 17, 2013
The Trinitonian recognized for excellence in website, overall publication, column writing, reporting, photography, cartooning

Two Trinity Seniors Win Fulbright Awards - May 15, 2013
The Fulbright grants will allow Marisa Plasencia to research communication technologies for protest movements in Spain while Monica Stanton will teach English to children in Malaysia

Student to Take Part in Chinese Language Immersion Program - May 14, 2013
Trinity University junior is recipient of prestigious Boren Scholarship

Distinguished Achievements - May 13, 2013
Four Trinity University professors, one administrator honored for outstanding teaching, service, and scholarship

Top Teachers - May 2, 2013
Two 5th grade educators named recipients of 2013 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching

ARAMARK and Trinity University Partner with Local Mexican Food Restaurant - May 1, 2013
Taco Taco Café’s arrival on campus provides additional dining variety for students


April 2013

Trinity claims Fiesta royalty - April 30, 2013
Alumnus Steve Dutton ’82, ’88 reigns as King Antonio XCI

For many students, undergraduate research central to Trinity experience - April 29, 2013
Seniors Andreas Jozwiak, Lauren Wilks, and Will Shrout presented original research at national and international conferences

Blueprint for Trinity’s Fraternities and Sororities Approved - April 29, 2013
Designed to enhance student life, Blueprint sets in motion steps toward greater alumni involvement

True Stories: Creative Writing Professor and Students Start Online Literary Journal - April 29, 2013
Titled 1966, the journal features creative non-fiction writing by professional and prize winning authors

Trinity First-Year Debaters win National Junior Division Championship - April 24, 2013
Students Nathan Rothenbaum and Margaret Solice team up to take first place in tournament open to students in their first two years of college debate

Trinity University to Offer Mathematical Finance Major - April 23, 2013
New area of emphasis combines strengths of math, finance, and economics

Marketing the Rodeo - April 22, 2013
Trinity University students working to determine economic impact of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Trinity University to Hold Commencement May 18 - April 18, 2013
Alumni Matt Schatz and Midge Woolsey to speak to more than 500 graduates

A Room Full of Art - April 16, 2013
Trinity University artists to display eclectic collection in campus gallery

Serving the Community - April 10, 2013
Trinity University named to President's Higher Education Honor Roll for the 5th Year

Two Trinity University Seniors Honored for Service - April 9, 2013
Alumni Association recognizes students for cheering cancer patients, honoring the environment

Trinity University’s Policy Maker Breakfast Series April 16 Event Cancelled - April 5, 2013
Mark Zandi’s presentation, “Financial Shock: Could It Happen Again?” scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, has been cancelled.

Second Fraternity, Sorority Reinstated - April 3, 2013
Bengal Lancers and Spurs reinstated; two other groups reinstated earlier this week.

Trinity President to visit high schools, university in Asia - April 1, 2013
Dennis Ahlburg will visit alumni, parents, prospective students, and college counselors to increase awareness of Trinity’s international perspective in India, Singapore, Thailand, and China

Fraternity, Sorority Reinstated; University “Blueprint” Nearing Completion - April 1, 2013
Gamma Chi Delta and Chi Delta Tau reinstated; University approves reinstatement plans that center on scholarship, leadership, service, and camaraderie.


March 2013

History Making Skills - March 26, 2013
History Professor Linda Salvucci is part of the American Historical Association’s Tuning Project to articulate the value of a history degree.

CSI Construction Marks Milestone, Texas Style - March 26, 2013
Construction company holds a Tex-Mex luncheon to mark the topping out of Phase 3B of the Center for the Sciences and Innovation

Creating a Foundation for Peace in Syria - March 25, 2013
History Professor David Lesch is the leader of an independent project interviewing the major players in the Syrian conflict looking for common ground that can help end the violence

Trinity University Junior Recognized for Leadership Role - March 21, 2013
Katie Ogawa named a Newman Civic Fellow as a 'problem solver' for the future

When Does San Antonio Not Love a Parade? - March 21, 2013
Trinity University Participates in the 2013 San Antonio River Parade

Trinity University Professor Receives American Chemical Society Award - March 20, 2013
Chemist Nancy Mills to be recognized for stellar career in research

Trinity University Announces Promotion of Faculty - March 20, 2013
Faculty members plan different ways to celebrate the milestone including a trip to Alaska

Trinity University to Honor Exceptional Teachers in the Region - March 19, 2013
Nineteen exceptional teachers in the San Antonio area have been chosen as distinguished educators and finalists for the 2012-2013 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching that recognizes outstanding performance in public education.

Trinity Theatre presents The Crazy Locomotive - March 19, 2013
The 2012-13 Trinity University Theatre Season continues with The Crazy Locomotive

Trinity University's Maverick Lecture Series to feature Michael Ratner - March 18, 2013
Ratner will discuss, "Truth Tellers as Heroes: Wikileaks and the Struggle for Democracy"

James F. Dicke Board Room honors Trustee's Service and Support - March 1, 2013



February 2013

Trinity University Receives Mellon Foundation Grant for Research in Arts and Humanities - February 27, 2013
Called a "game changer," the grant will change the teaching of courses in the arts and humanities by funding opportunities for undergraduate research

Community of Scholars - February 26, 2013
Collaborations by two Trinity University chemists results in research grant

Learning at High Lonesome - February 21, 2013
Colorado ranch ideal setting for interdisciplinary study

A New Wrinkle On Old Research - February 20, 2013
'Fat talk' studies linked to fresh research on negative body images as women age

Trinity to Host College Fair in April - February 19, 2013
High school students from throughout the region are invited to free event

Jack Burns presents a lecture on astronomy at Trinity University - February 19, 2013
Jack Burns, professor in the department of astrophysical and planetary sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder, will present, "Exploring the Universe from the Moon,"

Trinity Love Stories - February 14, 2013
Alumni share memories of young love on Trinity's campus

Homeless While in College - February 14, 2013
Author to visit Trinity University to share stories of living 'Under the Overpass'

Trinity Love Stories - February 14, 2013
Alumni share memories of young love on Trinity's campus

Trinity University's Teacher Preparation Program Named 'Exemplary' - February 13, 2013
State and national reviewers also named six students as 'exceptional teacher candidates'

Trinity University Announces Speakers and Events for Women's History Month - February 8, 2013
Celebrate Women's Histroy Month beginning in February and continuing through March

Trinity University Announces Speakers for the Spring 2013 Álvarez Seminar - February 8, 2013
Three guest speakers to give free, public talks in February and March

 Felipe Calderón Featured Speaker for 2013 Flora Cameron Lecture on Politics and Public Affairs at Trinity University - February 1, 2013
Felipe Calderón, president of Mexico from 2006 to 2012, is the featured speaker for the 2013 Flora Cameron Lecture on Politics and Public Affairs.

Becoming a Citizen - February 1, 2013
Trinity University professor says she has earned 'a degree in humanity'

Biology Student Receives Undergraduate Research Presentation Award - February 1, 2013
Research on invasive grass recognized by the Texas chapter of the Society for Ecological Restoration



January 2013

Out of Africa - January 30, 2013
Trinity students come home sobered-and successful-from summer internships at pediatric AIDS clinics in Swaziland and Botswana

Arts, Letters and Enterprise - January 30, 2013
Minor and certification program to expand business knowledge for liberal arts majors, increase career options

Planting 1,000 Pine Trees - January 28, 2013
Trinity University students join reforestation effort to benefit Bastrop State Park

Trinity University Receives Grant to Promote Public School Leaders - January 25, 2013
Funding is from the Raise Your Hand Texas Education Fund

Trinity appoints its first California-based admissions representative - January 17, 2013
Experienced recruiter Keith Stanford shares passion for advancing students into higher education as Trinity’s new director of California recruitment

Official Texas License Plates Now Feature Trinity University - January 16, 2013
Proud mom surprises sophomore with special Christmas gift for his truck

Trinity Theatre Presents Arcadia - January 9, 2013
The 2012-13 Trinity University Theatre Season continues with Arcadia



December 2012

Interviewing in the Age of YouTube - December 19, 2012
Trinity students learn how to produce multi-media profiles in an age of viral communication.

An Officer and a Gentleman - December 18, 2012
Army veteran receives highest service award for Trinity University alumni.

Selling the Valero Alamo Bowl - December 14, 2012
Students in advertising and public relations classes team up to work on communication plans for San Antonio’s premiere college football bowl game.

Launching New Lives - December 14, 2012
Trinity University faculty, staff, and students help mentor women seeking a fresh start.

Trinity University’s Food For Thought Luncheon 2013 Lecture Series Announced -  December11, 2012
Trinity professors to discuss their research or field of study.

Designer Michelle Wilby Friesenhahn to continue 2012-2013 Stieren Arts Enrichment Series at Trinity University -  December 11, 2012
Watkins will discuss “Five Ways to Bring Dr. King’s Dream Back to Life”.

Trinity University to Hold 2012 Winter Commencement -  December 7, 2012
Trinity University will hold its winter commencement for 98 graduates and undergraduates at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in Laurie Auditorium.

Writing to A Stranger - December 3, 2012
Trinity University poet is awarded Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts



November 2012

Trinity University Chemist Named ACS Fellow -  November 27, 2012
Joseph Lambert has been named a Fellow to the American Chemical Society

Happy Holidays -  November 26, 2012
Trinity University to hold multiple events to celebrate the season.

Trinity University and Texas Tribune present The Hot Seat -  November 26, 2012
A Conversation About the Upcoming 83rd Texas Legislative Session

Shakespeare, Italian Style -  November 26, 2012
The Trinity University theatre program, with Italian Theatre Troupe Teatro del Drago produced an adaptation of The Tempest with puppets and shadow work.

Author and Financial Scholar Boyce Watkins to Present Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture at Trinity University -  November 13, 2012
Watkins will discuss “Five Ways to Bring Dr. King’s Dream Back to Life”



October 2012

Helping First Generation Students Succeed -  October 30, 2012
As Trinity University recruits more students who are first-generation and from underrepresented communities, faculty prepare them for life in college.

Trinity University Announces Ewing Halsell Fellowship for School Leaders -  October 30, 2012
Graduate program has been redesigned to prepare principals for future challenges

Trinity License Plates Now Available -  October 29, 2012
Order your license plate today!

Trinity University to host presentation for New Book on ‘Undesirable’ Mexican/Chicano Characters -  October 26, 2012
The book, Wild Tongues, traces the development of Peladita/Peladito and the Pachuca/Pachuco characters in Mexican Transnational popular culture

Holiday Cheer: Trinity University to Present Annual Christmas Concert -  October 26, 2012
Trinity University will musically welcome the holiday season with its 19th annual Christmas Concert

Trinity University Named a 2012-13 Best Value College -  October 24, 2012
San Antonio school places in top third of Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine rankings

Trinity University Names Assistant Vice President for Special Projects -  October 23, 2012
Chemistry professor to chair crisis management team, provide strategies for effectiveness

Trinity Theatre presents La Tempesta, a magical adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest -  October 23, 2012
The production is directed by Roberto Prestigiacomo and produced by Stieren guest artist Teatro del Drago

Honoring the Memory - October 22, 2012
Trinity University to hold candlelight vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Trinity University Geosciences Professor to Receive Teaching Award - October 18, 2012
Kathleen Surpless to be honored for involving undergraduate students in her field

Pulitzer Prize Winner Douglas Hofstadter Featured Speaker for 2012 DeCoursey Lecture at Trinity University - October 15, 2012
Hofstadter to present two lectures: A Gentle Introduction to the Most Beloved Work of Russian Literature: Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin and You Are a Strange Loop

San Antonio Bat Fest 2012 Symposium at Trinity University - October 11, 2012
Merlin Tuttle will deliver the keynote address

Election 2012 - October 2, 2012
Trinity University Faculty with Political Expertise



September 2012

In Praise of the Poet - September 28, 2012
Trinity University Press director Barbara Ras is honored for literary excellence leadership

Disintegration of Syria Focus of New Book by History Professor David Lesch - September 27, 2012
Lesch, who authored biography of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, now writes on roots of Syrian Uprising

E. William Colglazier to speak at the Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series at Trinity University - September 27, 2012
Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State will discuss Science and Diplomacy

Trinity University's Strategic Plan and Curricular Proposal Taking Shape - September 27, 2012
Comments accepted through Oct. 31 to continue transparent, inclusive process

Helping School Administrators to Succeed - September 21, 2012
Trinity University education professor collaborates on guidebook for instructional leadership

English Professor Andrew Porter Pens First Novel - September 19, 2012
Porter, an award-winning short story author, talks on writing In Between Days and the growth of Trinity’s creative writing program

Three Trinity University Healthcare Alumni Named to 'Most Influential' List - September 19, 2012
Tennessee health system executive has appeared in magazine's ranking 11 times

Trinity Theatre presents A Bright Room Called Day - September 18 2012
Tony Kushner’s Production Opens the 2012-13 Trinity University Theater Season.

Trinity Theatre presents Pinocchio, performed by Stieren Guest Artist Teatro del Drago - September 17, 2012
Reservations required for free performances scheduled Oct. 10 and 11.

Love and Desire in Antiquity to be Discussed during Trinity University’s 2012 Lennox Lecture Series - September 17, 2012
Bettina Bergmann, the Helene Phillips Herzig '49 Professor of Art, Mount Holyoke College, will speak on "Landscapes of Venus," at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Ruth Taylor Recital Hall.

McNair Scholars Cohort Announced at Trinity University - September 14, 2012
Eight students at Trinity University have become the latest McNair Scholars as part of a prestigious program that prepares participants for doctoral studies through research and related scholarly activities.  

Baroque Duo Corde á vide to Open 2012-2013 Stieren Arts Enrichment Series at Trinity University - September 12, 2012
The Stieren Arts Enrichment Series brings a distinguished array of outstanding leaders in the fields of art, music, drama, communication, literature, art history, and aesthetics to the Trinity campus.

For 21st Consecutive Year, Trinity University Receives No. 1 Ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” Guide - September 11, 2012
U.S. News college guide also rates Trinity No.1 in value and recognizes engineering program

Scott W. Tinker to Speak at the Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series at Trinity University - September 7, 2012
SWITCH, a film about the future of energy, will be shown after Tinker’s remarks

Trinity University Music Department Announces Fall Semester Events - September 7, 2012
A wide spectrum of concerts and other musical events will be presented on campus



August 2012

AlumNet Turns 20! - August 31, 2012
September 2012 marks the 20th anniversary of the Trinity University AlumNet electronic newsletter

Funding is Renewed for Trinity University's McNair Scholars Program - August 30, 2012
Federal grant helps prepare first-generation, low-income students for substantive research

Trinity University Names New Director of Campus & Community Involvement - August 29, 2012
Jamie Thompson promoted to leadership position that shapes programs across many departments

Trinity University Names Two Endowed Chairs in Business Administration - August 29, 2012
Professors will focus on corporate finance and accounting programs

Living and Learning in Community: HOPE Hall at Trinity University - Aug. 29, 2012
Student's dream of a service learning residence hall becomes a reality

From Crescendo to Climax - Aug. 29, 2012
KRTU-FM 91.7 to conclude Year of Jazz Celebration with concert marking a milestone for the radio station

Lawrence H. Summers Featured Speaker for Fall 2012 Distinguished Lecture Series at Trinity University - Aug. 27, 2012
His remarks will focus on 'Issues Shaping the 2012 Election'

Trinity University Joins the SAP® University Alliances Program - August 17, 2012
Information technology knowledge designed to give students competitive edge

Trinity University Featured as a 'Best Buy' in Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013 - August 15, 2012
Forbes magazine also includes University in listing of top colleges



July 2012

Under the Microscope - July 31, 2012
W.M. Keck Foundation, Trinity University combine resources for three new science instruments

Trinity University Middle East Scholar Named the Halsell Professor of History - July 31, 2012
David W. Lesch, professor of Middle East history at Trinity University, has been named the Ewing Halsell Distinguished Professor of History, effective in 2015 

Global Health Symposium Scheduled at Trinity University - July 30, 2012
International Studies and Study Abroad programs to host two-day symposium

A Dramatic Archeology Find in Israel - July 30, 2012
Trinity University professor and students help uncover Jewish history in village synagogue

Political Scientist Named International Relations Professor - July 30, 2012
Iranian scholar steps into prestigious post at Trinity University 

Teaming Up with the San Antonio Spurs - July 30, 2012
Trinity University students take up a marketing assignment from NBA franchise as a class project 

Snapshot of the Class of 2016 - July 30, 2012 
Trinity University's incoming first-year students are already auto racers and bankers 

Five New Head Coaches Join Trinity University Athletics Staff - July 30, 2012 
August will usher in a new era in five different sports at Trinity University, as a handful of teams will open the season with a new head coach in 2012-13 

Trinity University Staff Member Recognized for Dedication and Professionalism - July 30, 2012 
Susie P. Gonzalez honored by local chapter of the Association for Women in Communications 

Trinity University Names Vice President for Alumni Relations and Development - July 9, 2012 
Experienced fundraiser and executive manager Lisa Baronio will serve as Trinity's chief advancement officer 

Finding an Ancient Synagogue - July 5, 2012
Trinity University professor part of Israeli excavation that uncovers history



June 2012

Trinity University Health Care Administration Professor Weighs in on Supreme Court Decision - June 28, 2012
"In a way, the mandate is the vegetables we must eat if we want to have our cake, which is a working insurance market."


The Bell is Back - June 27, 2012
Trinity's athletics program has reclaimed the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference President's Trophy - the Bell - for the first time since the 2004-05 season.

Excited About Science and Innovation - June 26, 2012
Trinity University Trustee makes gift to support building for interdisciplinary research

Trinity University Delegation Visits Latin America - June 26, 2012
Trinity President Dennis A. Ahlburg traveled to Latin America in late May. It was the first time a Trinity president has visited the region in an official capacity.

Truffle Hunting and the History of What We Eat - June 26, 2012
Trinity University student takes an interdisciplinary look at food while studying in Italy

Information Literacy Awards at Trinity University - June 26, 2012
Students research, master topics ranging from playing computer games to smoking in high school

Upward Bound $1.8 Million Grant Renewed - June 26, 2012
Program at Trinity University helps prepare high school students for college

Trinity University Elects Two New Trustees - June 22, 2012
Trinity University parent Ted Beneski, a business executive from Colleyville, Texas, and San Antonio oilman Walter F. Brown Jr. have been elected to the Trinity University Board of Trustees.

Funding Science Research - June 21, 2012
Trinity University to offer STEM grants to as many as 50 undergraduates.

Trinity University's Health Care Administration Department Receives Reaccreditation - June 7, 2012
Trinity University's Health Care Administration Department (HCAD) has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). The department prepares students to be effective managers and leaders in the health care field's various delivery systems and organizations.

Trinity University Junior Receives Scholarship to Study Abroad - June 5, 2012
Trinity University junior Ben Anderson has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship to study abroad during the spring 2013 semester. Only 161 scholarships were awarded to more than 1,000 applicants.


May 2012

Traversing Through Land and Memory - May 23, 2012
Murchison Professor Arturo Madrid pens memoir titled In the Land of Empty Crosses.


Trinity University Psychology Professor Wins Teaching Fellowship - May 22, 2012
Carolyn Black Becker, professor of psychology at Trinity University, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Dr. and Mrs. Z.T. Scott Faculty Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding abilities as a teacher and adviser.

Share the Wealth - May 22, 2012
Trinity University volunteer group partners with 'Urban Studs' to benefit charities

New Honor Society for All Members of Trinity University - May 22, 2012
Omicron Delta Kappa members include students, faculty, staff, and alumni

Trinity University Names Vice President for Finance and Administration - May 18, 2012
Financial management leader Gary Logan will serve as Trinity's chief financial officer.

Empire of the Summer Moon Selected for Reading TUgether 2012 - May 18, 2012
Empire of the Summer Moon, a New York Times bestseller and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, has been picked as this summer's Reading TUgether selection. The book, by S.C. Gwynne, traces the rise and fall of the Comanches, the most powerful Indian tribe in American history.

Second Trinity University Residence Hall Earns LEED Gold Designation - May 18, 2012
Calvert Residence Hall, home to first-year students entering Trinity University, has been designated a LEED Gold building, the second dorm at Trinity to earn the environmental distinction.

Trinity University Honors Outstanding Students with Leadership Awards - May 18, 2012
Twelve students at Trinity University were honored during the 11th annual Student Leadership Awards in recognition of their leadership skills, commitment, and enthusiasm.

Second Trinity University Residence Hall Earns LEED Gold Designation - May 18, 2012
Calvert Residence Hall, home to first-year students entering Trinity University, has been designated a LEED Gold building, the second dorm at Trinity to earn the environmental distinction.

Fulbright Fellowships Awarded to Trinity Graduates - May 16, 2012
Two alumnae will take part in prestigious programs in Russia and China

Fulbright Fellowships Awarded to Trinity Graduates - May 16, 2012
Trinity University graduating seniors Kellie Benn and Allison Krause have been awarded grants from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program sponsored by the U.S. State Department. Both students graduated from Trinity on Saturday, May 12.

Five Trinity University professors honored for outstanding teaching, service, and scholarship - May 11, 2012
Outstanding members of the Trinity University faculty have been honored for distinguished achievement in service, teaching, advising, or research.

Engineering Science Students at Trinity University Adapt Equipment for Goodwill - May 9, 2012
Six sophomore design teams spend a year applying knowledge to help workers who need a boost.

Trinity University's Class Marshal and Alumni Sponsor Chosen - May 3, 2012
Faculty, alumnus provide support, unity, and mentoring for the incoming class of 2016


April 2012

Photos: Trinity University Community Says Goodbye to Moody - April 30, 2012
It was a bittersweet farewell to a building where faculty, students, and staff since 1965 have grown to love the disciplines of engineering science and chemistry at Trinity University, but the Moody Engineering Science Building had to go in order to give way to a new facility for science, innovation, and engineering.


Neuroscience Majors Capture Coveted Brain Bowl - April 30, 2012
It's been three years since Trinity University took top honors, but neuroscience students have returned to victory in the 2012 Brain Bowl, winning by a mere19 points.

Veteran Fundraiser Named Director of Planned Giving - April 30, 2012
Kristine Nelson Howland is a proven fundraiser with more than 20 years of experience.

Sports Management Symposium Explores Ethical Challenges - April 30, 2012
That stimulating and sometimes controversial topic was the subject of the Trinity University's third annual Sports Management Symposium held April 18 at Chapman Auditorium.

Tennis Squads Win 2012 SCAC Championships - April 30, 2012
All eight of Trinity's spring sports teams competed at their Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships at various locations around the conference, and both the Tiger men's and women's teams brought home SCAC Championships.

Trinity President to Take Message to Latin America - April 30, 2012
Dennis Ahlburg to visit alumni, parents, prospective students, and college guidance counselors in an effort to strengthen the University's ties to Latin America.

Baker's Dozen Retiring from Trinity University - April 30, 2012
13 professors from nine departments leave big shoes to fill on campus.

Trinity University Celebrates Fiesta 2012 - April 27, 2012
Cascarones flew, children cheered, and alumni showed their Tiger pride at the 2012 version of San Antonio Fiesta.

$5 Million Gift to Support Trinity's Center for the Sciences and Innovation - April 26, 2012
Trinity University has received a pledge for a $5 million gift from the Centene Corporation and Michael '65 and Noémi Neidorff to support the development of its new Center for the Sciences and Innovation (CSI).

Alumni Association Honors Three Seniors for Serving the University and Community - April 26, 2012
Trinity University's Alumni Associated recently recognized three seniors for outstanding service to the University and to San Antonio.

Student-Athletes Celebrate D-III Week at Sunshine Cottage - April 25, 2012
In celebration of NCAA Division III Week, the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) at Trinity University organized a field day with student-athletes and coaches from numerous sports at nearby Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children.

The Well-Being of Female Collegiate Athletes - April 23, 2012
Carolyn Black Becker, a psychology professor at Trinity University, has been named one of two researchers who will head a five-year, $2.3 million study to improve the health and well-being of female collegiate athletes.

Trinity University Staff Member is Awarded Prestigious Professional Credential April 19, 2012
Edwin Blanton, coordinator for community service & engagement in Trinity University's Office of Campus & Community Involvement, has been awarded the credential "Certified in Volunteer Administration," a prestigious designation that is recognized internationally among professionals who oversee volunteer operations.

Winners of the Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching are Announced - April 13, 2012
Recipients are Spanish and mathematics educators from Edgewood and Randolph Field schools.

Alumnus Receives Trinity University's Distinguished Health Care Administration Award - April 12, 2012
Trinity University students invited to prestigious symposium to share global ideas.

Spring Commencement Speaker is Joe Armstrong - April 5, 2012
Trinity's Alumni Association honors three seniors for serving the University and community.


March 2012

For First Time in History, Baseball Team is No. 1 - March 30, 2012
For the first time in school history, Trinity University's baseball team is the top-ranked team in Division III, according to two separate national polls.


Jewish Scholar to Speak at Trinity University - March 28, 2012
Marc Ellis, director of the Center for Jewish Studies at Baylor University, will present "The Holocaust and Jewish Social Justice: Have We Learned the Lessons the Holocaust Teaches," at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in Chapman Auditorium. His lecture is free and open to the public.

New Look of SCAC - March 28, 2012
Conference will have 8 schools competing in various sports in a central location.

Rudolph Giuliani Featured Speaker for Lecture Series - March 28, 2012
Rudolph Giuliani, former mayor of New York City, is the featured speaker of the 2012 Distinguished Lecture Series scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, in Laurie Auditorium.

Student Andrew Rieger Lands Job with Academy Awards® - March 28, 2012
As the lights dim and the orchestra begins to play, I nervously wait behind the stage for the winner of the Best Cinematography category. This is no ordinary event; this is the Academy Awards® and I am working behind the scenes.

Trinity University Receives Presidential Community Service Award - March 28, 2012
Involvement in volunteer projects shows student concern about the world.

Winter Sports Roundup - March 28, 2012
Diving National Champion Highlights Winter Sports Season.

Professor to Receive Distinguished Education Award - March 22, 2012
Bill Christ has written about media education issues for almost 40 years.

Recycling Tires to Stop Disease in its Tracks - March 22, 2012
Trinity University students invited to prestigious symposium to share global ideas.

Exploring Latin America's Shift to the Left - March 15, 2012
Trinity University's Álvarez Seminar to look at "Democracy and the Left in Latin America."

Sweet Sixteen: Great Colleges of the South - March 15, 2012
Book portrays collaborations that benefit Associated Colleges of the South campuses.

Trinity University to Honor Exceptional Teachers in the Region - March 7, 2012
Twenty exceptional teachers in the San Antonio area have been chosen as distinguished educators and finalists for the 2011-2012 Trinity Prize for Excellence in Teaching that recognizes outstanding performance in public education.


February 2012

Trinity University to Take Part in The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies 43rd Annual Conference - February 29, 2012
"Back to the future: Revisiting San Antonio's Eighteenth-century Past."


Former Member of Iranian Parliament Visits Trinity - February 28, 2012
Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, speaks on the fight for women's and minorities' rights in Iran as Trinity's first Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers visiting scholar.

O'Neil Ford Symposium Traces History of University's Mid-century Design and Its Role in Learning - February 28, 2012
The design of a university - where and how the buildings are shaped and placed and how trees and shrubs are planted to complement the structures - is integral to the learning environment.

Tiger Swimming and Diving Teams Sweep SCAC Titles - February 28, 2012
Trinity had high hopes for the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving Championships, but when the dust settled on Saturday, Feb. 18, no one could have predicted what had just transpired.

Trinity Wins 2012 SCAC Men's Basketball Championship - February 28, 2012
It was late January. The Tiger men's basketball team had just returned home from a winless road trip, and the team had lost three consecutive conference games for the first time since the 2000-01 season

Trinity First College to Participate in KIND Mission - February 23, 2012
Students gathered en masse around the KIND Health Snacks Food Truck in early February to meet the "Do the KIND Thing challenge:" writing notes of gratitude for care packages to local veterans.

Trinity University Announces Faculty Promotions - February 22, 2012
Dennis A. Ahlburg, president of Trinity University, has announced the following faculty promotions effective Fall 2012.

Video: Trinity Celebrates Lunar New Year during Festival - February 22, 2012
The Chinese Cultural Club, Korean Student Association, and Vietnamese Student Association rang in the Lunar New Year at Trinity University.

Maverick Lecture to Feature Robin B. Wright - February 16, 2012
Speaker to present “Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World.".


January 2012

LGBT History Project Solicits Memories - January 31, 2012
Trinity University alumni, faculty, and staff encouraged to share campus experiences.


Trinity University Business Administration Students Act as Project Consultants - January 31, 2012
Management majors tackle real-world problems, gain invaluable experience.

Trinity University Music Department Announces Spring Semester Events - January 30, 2012
The Trinity University music department will host a variety of events during the spring semester.

Award-winning Playwright to Speak at Trinity University - January 27, 2012
Will Kern to present "Let Us Now Praise Famous Men."

The New Student on Campus - January 27, 2012
Bomb-sniffing dog to be trained by Trinity University community.

Trinity University's tennis teams guided by the 'Brothers McMindes' - January 27, 2012
Two brothers are spearheading the tradition-steeped Trinity Tigers tennis teams.

“Creation vs. Evolution: The Muslim Debate” to be Discussed at Trinity University during Darwin Week - January 25, 2012
Taner Edis, professor of physics at Truman State University, will talk about "Creation vs. Evolution: the Muslim Debate" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, in Chapman Auditorium.

Dean of Students at Trinity University Receives Award for Fitness Program - January 24, 2012
David Tuttle is recognized nationally for advocacy in physical fitness on campus

Trinity University Seminar to Explore Future of Water Resources - January 20, 2012
Securing future water resources for San Antonio is the focus of panel's talk.

International Business Professor To Write Column about Intellectual Property - January 19, 2012
Deli Yang, the Richard Burr and Don Clark Professor of International Business at Trinity University, has accepted an offer to write a column on intellectual property issues for the Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (JIPR) during 2012.

International Education Policy Adviser to Speak at Trinity University - January 11, 2012
Expert to be joined by Mayor Julian Castro and education leaders in panel discussion.

Ozone Pollution is the Subject of Trinity University Presentation - January 10, 2012
Tension between air quality and population management is the focus of speaker's talk.


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