Monday Night Science Café
The Monday Night Science Café is scheduled at 7 tonight at El Hueso de Fraile, located at 837 E. Elizabeth St. in downtown Brownsville. This event, hosted by the UTRGV Physics Department, consists of talks and discussion on topics related to science, art and humanities. Live music will be played. For more information, call the department at 882-6779.
Bra contest, Zumbathon
The University Recreation Department will host Shakin’ Cha Cha’s Zumbathon, featuring a bra contest and a dance party on the Edinburg campus. The Bra Fashionista event will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Tuesday in the UREC Lobby. The Zumba Party will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the UREC Main Gym. For more information, call 665-7808.
Folklore, mythology lecture
Author David Bowles will present a lecture titled “Mining Folklore & Mythology to Craft Relevant Literature” from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Arts and Humanities 310 on the Edinburg campus. The lecture will focus on the techniques Bowles uses to incorporate Mexican myths and south Texas legends in his books “Border Lore: Folktales and Legends of South Texas” and
“The Smoking Mirror.” For more information, call the Literatures & Cultural Studies Department at 665-3421.
George Mendoza art exhibit
An exhibit featuring the work of award-winning and legally blind artist George Mendoza opens at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Charles and Dorothy Clark Gallery, located in the Arts and Humanities building on the Edinburg campus. The show is part of the university’s observance of Accessibility Awareness Month. Mendoza, a former para-Olympic athlete and motivational speaker, will also share his process of creating art during a workshop scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Student Union on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call Student Accessibility Services at 665-7005.
Résumé, interview panel
The American Marketing Association at UTRGV will present its Experts Panel! Resume & Interview from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Main Building’s Salón Cassia on the Brownsville campus. Human resources experts will provide students with tips for résumés and interview preparation. For more information, email the association at email@example.com.
The UTRGV Small Business Development Center will present a seminar titled “Is Franchising Right for Me?” from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Community Engagement & Student Success Building, located at 1407 E. Freddy Gonzalez Dr., Suite 1.200, in Edinburg. For more information, call the center at 665-7535.
The UTRGV Counseling Center will provide weekly relaxation sessions for students to relieve stress and anxiety from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday in Cortez Hall 220 on the Brownsville campus. For more information, call the center at 882-3897.
Marketing Week, Brownsville
The American Marketing Association at UTRGV’s Brownsville campus will host a series of activities in observance of Marketing Week. “Fun Facts about Marketing” will take place at noon today in the Main Courtyard. Free coffee and doughnuts will be served. A NOLA Style Photo booth will be held at noon Wednesday in the Main Courtyard. For more information, email the association at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marketing Week, Edinburg
American Marketing Association at UTRGV’s Edinburg campus will host a series of events in observance of Marketing Week. Bridgett McAdams, an international trainer and executive coach with the John Maxwell Team, will speak about “Leading the Change” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. today in Business Administration Building 110; In “Breaking Barriers: Young Entrepreneurs,” Claudeth Aguayo, of Avant Concepts Media, will speak to women from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Business Administration Building 120G and Mark Hanna, assistant vice president at Inter National Bank, will speak to men in Business Administration Building 116; Raziel Cano, marketing director for State Farm Arena, will present a lecture titled “Stepping ’Tones” from 12:30 to 1:30 Wednesday in Business Administration Building 116; “Marketing Jeopardy,” a game that tests your knowledge of brands, advertisements and product placement, will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Business Administration Building 113; In “Stay Connected:LinkedIn,” Alex Garrido, UTRGV’s social media and digital marketing manager, will provide students with tips on using the professional networking website from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday in Engineering 1.300. For more information, email the association at email@example.com.