FACULTY & STAFF


Mathemusician Repeats Wins in National Song Contests

Larry Lesser, Ph.D., professor of mathematical sciences, has again won recognition in national song contests sponsored by the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath), and the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education (CAUSE...

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Study Focuses on Officer-Citizen Interactions

Jeffrey Rojek, Ph.D., associate director of UTEP’s Center for Law and Human Behavior and associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice. Photo: Laura Trejo/UTEP Communications Jeffrey Rojek, Ph.D., associate director of UTEP’s Center for L...

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Space Industry Experts to Convene at UTEP Symposium

What: Southwest Emerging Technology Symposium When: Saturday, April 1, 2017 Where: Wyndham El Paso Airport, 2027 Airway Blvd. EL PASO, Texas – Scholars, students and space industry experts will gather for the annual Southwest Emerging Technology Symp...

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Grant Funds Summer Language Experience

A grant from the National Security Agency will help Maissa Khatib, Ph.D., faculty member of Women’s and Gender Studies and the coordinator of the Arabic program, put on STARTALK@UTEP, a language camp this summer. The program targets 40 local high...

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UTEP Team’s Electronic Lab Wins Venture Contest

Personal Electronic Laboratory, the project by UTEP seniors Dante Chaparro, engineering leadership major, and Andres Mejorado, marketing major, won the fifth annual Paso Del Norte Venture Competition on March 4 at The University of Texas at El Paso....

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Grant Focuses on Network Management

Stanford University has awarded a sub-contract of $124,000 to Michael McGarry, Ph.D., associate professor with UTEP’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, for research on network management. His yearlong project will advance the ability...

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Dust Expert Featured on Weather Channel

Thomas E. Gill, Ph.D., professor of Geological Sciences and Environmental Science & Engineering, has been featured on The Weather Channel’s WX Geeks as this week’s featured “Geek of the Week.” “Wx Geeks is must-see TV for the meteorology co...

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UTEP Pharmacist Receives National Award

Margie E. Padilla, Pharm.D., clinical assistant professor at UTEP’s School of Pharmacy, has been named a 2017 APhA Immunization Champion Award National Winner by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Padilla is being recognized in the Partners...

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UTEP English Professor Awarded Book Prize

Courtesy: NYU Press Robert Gunn, Ph.D., an associate professor of English, was awarded the Early American Literature Book Prize for 2016 for his 2015 book “Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands”...

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Global Group Lauds UTEP Professor for Her Research

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) for English Language Education recently announced that a scholarly article by UTEP’s Katherine Mortimer, Ph.D., had earned the TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Planning and Policy in Edu...

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Influential Business Journal Accepts UTEP Paper

A research paper by David Folsom, Ph.D., assistant professor of accounting, recently was published online by Management Science, one of the country’s top scholarly journals in the practice of business management. Folsom, the primary investigator of “...

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Peace Corps Adds UTEP to Graduate Fellow Program

The Peace Corps recently awarded The University of Texas at El Paso an additional tool to attract talented and knowledgeable graduate students who will help build a stronger public health studies program. The University and the Peace Corps signed a...

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