CENTENNIAL

Convocation Reflects on Past Successes

Originally published October 6, 2015 By Nadia M. Whitehead UTEP News Service  University of Texas at El Paso President Diana Natalicio delivered her annual State of the University address on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 as part of the annual Fall …...

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UTEP Places Centennial Time Capsules

Originally published September 30, 2015 By Daniel Perez UTEP News Service A cherished “snapshot” of The University of Texas at El Paso circa 2014 was deposited in the ground outside the front of Old Main during a brief afternoon ceremony …...

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Centennial Plaza, Lhakhang Celebrate Grand Opening

Originally published April 24, 2015 By Laura L. Acosta UTEP News Service After nearly two years of construction detours, the chain-link fences surrounding the center of the UTEP campus finally came down on Saturday, April 18, unveiling the crown jewe...

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UTEP’s First Graduate is Remembered

A newspaper advertisement enticed the son of a Kansas chicken farmer to enroll in a new mining school in far West Texas. He became one of its first employees before being the first graduate of the Texas State School of …...

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UTEP Preserves Asarco History

By Laura Acosta UTEP News Service Editor’s note: The following is part of a weekly series commemorating the University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Celebration in 2014. When the ASARCO smokestacks were toppled by 300 pounds of explosi...

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Radio Series Highlights UTEP’s Range of Research

Originally published December 19, 2014 By Nadia M. Whitehead UTEP News Service In honor of the University’s Centennial Celebration, KTEP-FM (88.5 FM) hosted a special series in 2014 called 100 @ 100: Research for Our Next Century. The biweekly...

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UTEP Buildings Honor Community Members

More than 70 unique buildings make up the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso. Each structure constructed during the past century has served a distinct purpose — from providing classrooms and labs, housing students and hosting art …...

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This Week: Gildan New Mexico Bowl Edition

Centennial Events GILDAN NEW MEXICO BOWL GAME WEEKEND Join UTEP’s Alumni Association for the Gildan New Mexico Bowl! For Bowl Game ticket package options please visit us atalumni.utep.edu/tailgate. Different options are available through December 16,...

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UTEP Celebrates Centennial Winter Commencement

UTEP 2014 Winter Commencement Caps Centennial Year Graduates belonging to the Winter 2014 class helped bring The University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Year to a close on Saturday, Dec. 13. Approximately 2,300 Miners participated in the day’s th...

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Gildan New Mexico Bowl: What You Need to Know

Join the Miner Nation and fellow Miner Maniacs at University Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to cheer on the football team at 12:20 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 as they face off against Utah State in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.…...

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UTEP Bound For New Mexico Bowl

EL PASO, TEXAS – The UTEP football team is headed to the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The Miners (7-5, 5-3 C-USA) will face Utah State (9-4, 6-2 MWC) on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 12:20 p.m. at University Stadium in Albuquerque. …...

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This Week in the Centennial Celebration: Dec. 7 – 13

Centennial Events · Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on December 7, 2014 · Midnight Breakfast on December 9, 2014 11:30 pm · El Paso Paralegal Association – Attorney/Paralegal Luncheon on December 11, 2014 12:00 pm · Orange Friday on December 12,...

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Women Shape UTEP’s History and Future

Gladys Gregory From its architecture to its student population and institutional leadership, women have played an important role in the transformation and growth of UTEP from a single degree-granting mining institution to a comprehensive doctoral deg...

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UTEP Alumni-Owned Businesses Boost Local Economy

By Nadia M. Whitehead / UTEP News Service Editor’s Note: The following is a weekly series commemorating the University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Celebration in 2014. The El Paso economy would not be the same without The University...

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