Center for Subtropical Studies

Shifting to Sustainability Thinking

The LRGV Sustainability Network invites you to consider incorporating sustainability approaches into your life by providing information about some of the United Nations Foundation Sustainable Development Goals:

Sustainability goals

Invited speakers will address aspects of select sustainable development goals. Information about the LRGV Sustainability Network will also be shared. The event is planned for May 5 and to be held on the UTRGV Brownsville campus.

This event is supported in part by the UTRGV Office for Sustainability.

Mission Statement

The Center for Subtropical Studies is a multidisciplinary research component of the College of Science and Mathematics at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV). The Center supports the research, education, and community service missions of the university by:

  • Focusing on the environmental concerns of the Lower Rio Grande Valley
  • Providing infrastructure and a forum for discussions of, collaboration in, and implementation of research and educational programs and initiatives involving UTRGV and non-UTRGV entities.
  • Enhancing institutional effectiveness by fostering organized interaction with area civic, business, and political leaders and with regional, national and international organizations with an interest in subtropical studies or the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
  • Providing opportunities for students in the natural sciences through an organized framework of research excellence.

For more information about the Center for Subtropical Studies, please contact:

Hudson DeYoe, Director
Phone: 956-665-3538
Fax: 956-665-3657

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
1201 West University Dr.
SCNE 1.324
Edinburg, TX 78539

Last updated 23 March 2016.
Webmaster: Zen Faulkes


March 2016: Sustainability resources added.

September 2015: The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley opens!

April 2015: Updated list of government programs.