Ben Ghalia is one of four UTRGV faculty members being honored with the 2017 University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award. Across the UT System, Ben Ghalia is among the 56 faculty this year to receive the ROTA, one of the most prestigious awards in higher education in the country. “I am very humbled and very happy with the award,” Ben Ghalia said. “But mostly, I am very grateful.
“It is an honor to be selected for poetry I wrote, from a place of love, about the Texas borderlands and the Rio Grande,” Pérez said, “and for topics that weigh on me, such as the dangers children face around the world due to war, violence, poverty, gender discrimination and religious persecution.”She said the application criteria and judging for an NEA grant are rigorous.
Dr. Kristen Croyle, vice president for student success, welcomed the dozens who attended the event to honor the newest officers. “This is so important and so special,” she said. “The SGA is a unified voice for the students – who aren’t really voiceless, but each voice only has a certain amount of power to make a difference because there are so many voices.”Croyle said it is the duty of the SGA to represent each of those voices to spread the important messages that help make a difference.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".