Bold Is... pioneering research to solve our grandest challenges
UTSA's research enterprise spans numerous disciplines and is relentlessly committed to inquiry and discovery that benefits society at large while providing transformational experiences for students.
UTSA is leading San Antonio's knowledge economy by training the next generation of scientists and researchers. With research expenditures reaching their highest levels in UTSA's 50+ year history, our designation as a Top-Tier research institution - or R1 university - by Carnegie, and our participation in the National Research University Fund, our future is bright.
Meet Dr. Jenny Hsieh
Professor and Director of the Brain Health Consortium
Recruited to San Antonio to start a world-class research lab, Dr. Hsieh and her team are making scientific discoveries to help those suffering from brain diseases.
Explore Dr. Hsieh’s work
Bold Is... bringing bright minds together to change the world
To accelerate society’s ability to tackle present and future emergent diseases, UTSA partners with three of San Antonio’s preeminent research institutions as part of the San Antonio Partnership for Precision Therapeutics. This powerful collective integrates the bioscience capabilities of each institution to create breakthrough treatments and rapidly develop lifesaving solutions.
Bold Is... having the tenacity to take risks
Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities
As a founding member of this consortium - established by 20 of the nation’s top research institutions - UTSA is continuing to advance social mobility and economic opportunities for Latino students and their communities through research opportunities.
Leading the way in healthcare
UTSA launches nation’s first dual degree in medicine and Artificial Intelligence
The program will enable physicians trained in San Antonio to uniquely lead in the practical use of artificial intelligence to improve diagnostic and treatment outcomes.
The Institute of Economic Development (IED) at UTSA helps create jobs, grow businesses and foster economic development locally, state-wide and internationally. By connecting real-world business savvy with UTSA's research and talent, the IED exemplifies our urban-serving mission. Highlights from Fiscal Year 2022 include: