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UTEP Greek Councils Win Distinguished National Awards

Members of The University of Texas at El Paso’s Greek councils received five national awards for their leadership on campus at The Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) regional conference held in San Diego, California on April 9. rea...

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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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2017 AAPG Grant-In-Aid Recipients

Graduate geological sciences students Andre Llanos and Kate Grisi. Photo by: Benjamin Brunner Graduate geological sciences students Andre Llanos and Kate Grisi have been awarded research funds through the American Association of Petroleum Geologists...

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UTEP Photo Earns Top Design at Cyber Conference

Angelica Marquez, a freshman computer science major, won best photo design at the recent Women in Cyber Security (WiCyS) Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Marquez was one of 11 UTEP students to attend the March 30-April 1, 2017, conference that included...

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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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Online Nursing Program Among Nation’s Best

NursePractionersSchools.com announced in March 2017 that The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing was rated among the “10 Most Affordable Online MSN-NP Programs.” The website, an online resource for prospective students interested in th...

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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 Accounting Department Accreditation

The Association for the Advancement of Colleges and Schools of Business (AACSB) recently renewed its accreditation of UTEP’s accounting program. The international association also has accredited the University’s business administration program. read...

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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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National Group Adds Miner to its Exec Committee

UTEP College of Education doctoral student Jair Muñoz recently was appointed as the graduate student representative to the American Anthropological Association’s Council of Anthropology and Education Executive Committee. Muñoz, a member of the counci...

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UTEP’s Earns Tree Certification for Sustainability

The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced that The University of Texas at El Paso had earned its Tree Campus USA certification, which validates UTEP’s efforts to be a sustainable green space. Greg McNicol, associate vice president for business affa...

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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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