RESEARCH


BUILD Symposium to Showcase Summer Research

What: BUILDing SCHOLARS Fall Research Symposium When: Friday, Sept. 30 (Session 1: 2:45-4 p.m., Session 2: 4:15-5:30 p.m.) Where: El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center, UTEP Campus Approximately 65 undergraduate students will present their health-related summer research at the first …...

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UTEP Student Awarded NASA Fellowship

Robert Ferguson, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been awarded a Harriett G. Jenkins Graduate Fellowship by NASA’s Aeronautics Scholarships and Advanced STEM Training and Research (AS&ASTAR) program.…...

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UTEP Research Shows Some People Need Drama

Originally published August 26, 2016 By Leonard Martinez UTEP Communications Every few months, Kim Kardashian posts a provocative picture or tweet that temporarily dominates social media feeds. In early July 2016, she shook up the Internet again when she posted …...

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Public Invited to COURI Summer Symposium

UTEP and the Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) will hold the Summer 2016 COURI Symposium on Aug. 6, featuring 117 undergraduate students from UTEP and other local, national and international universities presenting their research, scholarly and creative projects. …...

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UTEP Team Wins Global Geology Competition

Originally published July 14, 2016 By Lisa Y. Garibay and Lauren Macias-Cervantes UTEP Communications The Imperial Barrel Award (IBA) team from The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Geological Sciences brought home a first place win in the …...

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UTEP Researchers Lead Battle Against Mosquitoes

Originally published June 28, 2016 By Lisa Y. Garibay UTEP Communications Humans are bigger, faster, smarter and more powerful than mosquitoes, yet we still can’t beat them. But for 50 years, Doug Watts, Ph.D., has been trying. Well ahead of …...

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UTEP Secures $500K STEM Grant from NASA

Nate Robinson and his team accompanied by NASA’s Misti Moore and other NASA representatives and partner evaluators. Robinson is holding a handful of story characters created for their project. Photo: JR Hernandez, UTEP Communications NASA is investing $500,000 in UTEP …...

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UTEP Researcher Investigates Nanotechnology for Crops

Jorge Gardea-Torresdey, Ph.D., is shown in the growth chamber lab. Photo by J.R. Hernandez, UTEP Communications The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $5.2 million to support nanotechnology research at 11 universities, including The University of Texas …...

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UTEP to Host Annual Limbs Summit

What: Fourth annual LIMBS summit When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 3, 2016 Where: UTEP Business Administration Building, room 312 The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Engineering and El Paso-based nonprofit organization LIMBS International will …...

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