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Scientist Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Photo: JR Hernandez/UTEP Communications Igor C. Almeida, D.Sc., professor of biological sciences, is part of an elite global group of researchers elected in 2017 as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology (Academy). The Academy is the honorifi...

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State Kinesiology Group Recognizes UTEP Students

Four UTEP kinesiology students, to include graduate students Cesar Meza and Manuel Amador, were recognized at the Texas chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM) conference this spring in Waco, Texas. Meza and Amador earned second an...

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Engineering Professor Awarded Air Force Fellowship

Vinod Kumar, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded a fellowship through the U.S. Air Force Research Lab Summer Faculty Fellowship Program. Photo: JR Hernandez, UTEP Communications Vinod Kumar, Ph.D.,...

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Top Business Ethics Essays Announced at UTEP

Erik Devos, Ph.D., associate dean for faculty development, left, and Fernanda Wagstaff, Ph.D., director of UTEP’s Center for Multicultural Management and Ethics, right, posed with winners of the 2017 Skov Ethics Competition, from left, Alondra Arias,...

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UTEP’s COBA, MBA Programs Earn State Rankings

Students of the BS/MBA program, Tuesday, June 28, 2016, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre/UTEP Communications Top Management Degrees, an online site for information about business and management education, recently selected The Universi...

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Study Will Focus on Keeping Secrets

Damien Van Puyvelde, Ph.D., assistant professor in UTEP’s Intelligence and National Security Studies (INSS) Program Photo: UTEP Communications The Texas National Security Network has awarded Damien Van Puyvelde, Ph.D., an assistant professor in UTEP’...

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Texas Group Honors UTEP’s Campus Transformation

The American Society of Landscape Architects Texas Chapter recognized The University of Texas at El Paso’s Campus Transformation Project with its Award of Excellence in Design during the group’s annual conference in Austin, Texas. The award for outst...

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UTEP Education Researchers Awarded NSF Grant

Alberto Esquinca, Ph.D., Elsa Q. Villa, Ph.D., and Erika Mein, Ph.D. Photo: UTEP Communications The College of Education at The University of Texas at El Paso has been awarded a $456,076 grant from the National Science Foundation to conduct research...

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UTEP Grant to Give Students with Disabilities a Voice

Jess Spohn, a graduating Master of Social Work student and Neelam Agarwal, Ed.D., assistant director of CASS NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, recently awarded a grant to The University of Texas at El Paso’s Center for Accomm...

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Army Post Honors Efforts by UTEP’s Natalicio

Fort Bliss celebrated UTEP President Diana Natalicio’s contributions to the military by announcing that her portrait would be added to the post’s Wall of Patriots during an evening ceremony April 26, 2017. The event, hosted by Maj. Gen. Robert P....

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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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