School starts Monday, Aug. 25 and books are available for purchase or rent at The University of Texas at El Paso bookstore, shuttle routes can be accessed via a mobile app and the Campus Transformation is almost complete. New Miner Convocation is this Sunday, Aug. 24 and keep an eye out for detours due to weekend I-10 closures. Find out which five faculty earned the highest teaching recognition from The University of Texas System.
This week, learn about a $1.9 million grant that will start a new institute at UTEP, the progress on the Rec Center’s multipurpose field upgrade, when you can meet the El Paso Chihuahua’s Chico and UTEP’s Paydirt Pete on campus this Friday, how you can enter the Centennial photo contest, and find out which UTEP athlete took home gold.
This week, learn why 50 students from Mexico are studying on the UTEP campus, see which areas UTEP was named “Best of the Best,” keep updated on the newest student housing complex construction progress and learn what UTEP had in 1919 that no other university did.
One of UTEP’s longest running traditions gets underway! This year’s may commencement ceremony will be one-of-a-kind! Not only will more than 2,000 students graduate during the university’s centennial year — they’ll all graduate together! The ceremony will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 17 at Sun Bowl Stadium.