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During an upcoming five-week trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, UTSA students will attend classes at the Universidad Autónoma de Benito Juarez de Oaxaca and participate in community-engaged learning programs.

May 15, 2024

Study Abroad at UTSA

UTSA Today highlights the wide variety of study abroad opportunities at the university and within COLFA, including over 20 university-led programs that are taught by dedicated faculty and staff who have the expertise to offer unique academic experiences abroad.

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May 7, 2024

Juliet Wiersema featured on New Books Network Podcast

Professor Juliet Wiersema from the College of Liberal and Fine Arts at UTSA was recently featured on the New Books Network's "Latin American Studies" podcast to discuss her latest publication, "The History of a Periphery: Spanish Colonial Cartography from Colombia's Pacific Lowlands."

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May 2, 2024

2024 University Excellence Awards

COLFA Faculty and Staff shined at this year's University Excellence Awards with 13 awardees from 8 different departments and schools recognized for their achievements this year!