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“Useless” degrees: Not so useless after all

Julian Valdez September 3, 2020

Certain degrees seem to be much more respected than others. This creates an imbalance with what students want to study in college. I remember in high school so many people wanting to go into STEM and business...

Breakdown of STEM programs, departments shows disparity

Breakdown of STEM programs, departments shows disparity

Jolie Francis October 30, 2019

Graphic by Quinn Butterfield Of this semester’s 1,398 students enrolled in geoscience, biology, chemistry, neuroscience, computer science, math, physics and engineering classes, 50 percent are female,...

Barbara Schaal Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Lecturer urges scientists to diversify

Gabriella Garriga October 3, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookEvolutionary biologist and guest lecturer Barbara Schaal spoke to about 150 Trinity students and San Antonio community members about the importance of applying scientific discovery...

World-wide concerns for international students

World-wide concerns for international students

Robert Seese February 15, 2018

As of the 2017 fall semester, Trinity enrolled 141 international students from 42 different countries. International students, in this case, are students who are citizens of other countries and are studying...

Tuition, grants, donations fund departments

Tuition, grants, donations fund departments

Bobby Watson February 7, 2018

Trinity spent a total of $62,510,000 in academic areas for the 2016-2017 school year. Of that total, instructional services and research received $48,776,000, and academic support services received $13,734,000,...

Trinity visits Rice University for GCURS presentation

Dominic Walsh November 8, 2017

Last Saturday, several Trinity students presented their research at the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium (GCURS), which is an annual research conference at Rice University with 10 sections ranging...

A lecture panel encourages biology majors to pursue careers in fields outside of medical and research fields. Photo by Andrea Nebhut

Taking a biology major beyond med school

Meredith Goshell October 3, 2017

Biology department hosted an event titled "Biology Department Seminar: Diverse Career Paths in Biology," on Monday, Sept. 25. In academic settings, biology students are often exposed to careers that...

Upcoming events through Trinity's Humanities Collective. Graphic by Tyler Herron

Newly formed Humanities Collective promotes interdisciplinary learning

Meredith Goshell October 2, 2017

In the spring of last year, faculty members from various humanities disciplines got together and created the Humanities Collective. The Collective was created as an attempt to highlight and promote events...

Students gather in a cave without a name for a presentation. photo by Dinda Lehrmann

Geology department explores the Cave Without a Name

Dominic Walsh September 27, 2017

A group of Trinity geology majors led by Daniel Lehrmann, the Gertrude and Walter Pyron Professor of the geosciences department, recently attended the fourth annual Texas Hydro-Geo Workshop at the Cave...

Chemistry department soars with giant data-collecting balloon launch

Chemistry department soars with giant data-collecting balloon launch

Claire Nakayama September 13, 2017

If you've seen giant balloons floating into the sky on the weekends and thought you were hallucinating, your eyes haven't deceived you "” it's just the chemistry department's latest project. Funded...

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