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PACA finds new uses for historic buildings

PACA finds new uses for historic buildings

By Abrar Al-Heeti

December 4, 2014

When Thomas Garza attended Edison Middle School, he would often look out the classroom window and wonder about an old house on the east side of the building. It was moments like these that influenced him to work toward preserving that house and other buildings like it.   Garza is now the executive di...

REACT program connects chemistry students in teaching, learning

REACT program connects chemistry students in teaching, learning

October 28, 2014

While the start of a new school year can mean sharpened pencils and fresh crayons for many students, it means visits from the University’s Reaching and Educating America’s Chemists of Tomorrow (REACT) Outreach program for local third graders. What started as an event during National Chemistry week ...