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June 25, 2015
UHV experiments with free electronic textbooks

UHV experiments with free electronic textbooks

When it’s time for University of Houston-Victoria students to read the textbook in Gino Tozzi’s “Texas Politics & Local Government” course, most students pull out their cellphones.

Since spring 2014, Tozzi, a UHV political science lecturer, has supplied the textbook electronically at no charge to students taking two of his courses. Students access the textbook on mobile devices or can print it out for the fraction of the cost of a traditional textbook.

“It’s been useful from cost, accessibility and flexibility perspectives,” Tozzi said.

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June 25-26:
UHV Summer Soccer Camp, 9 a.m.-noon and 5:30-8:30 p.m., The Cage

June 29-July 3:
UHV Digital Simulation and Robotics Summer Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., UC 201A.

July 3:
UHV closed for Independence Day holiday
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UHV gets real-life jaguar mascot

UHV gets real-life jaguar mascot

jaX the jaguar makes his debut Monday at the Texas Zoo in Victoria. The University of Houston-Victoria made a donation to the zoo to bring jaX to Victoria and renovate the former lion enclosure for the male jaguar.

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