Evelyn Tovanche, a senior biomedical sciences major in The University of Texas at El Paso's College of Science, said her research experience in the summer of 2018 was life changing.
For eight students in The University of Texas at El Paso's College of Engineering, being part of the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program offered by the NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) represents the realization of lofty academic research aspirations.
The University of Texas at El Paso will host the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command’s (CCDC) inaugural student unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) design competition Tuesday, April 23 and Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at Sun Bowl Stadium.
A student team comprised of a trio of undergraduates from The University of Texas at El Paso won second place for its presentation of low-cost health technologies during the Rice 360° Ninth Annual Undergraduate Global Health Technologies Design Competition at Rice University.
Carlos Manuel Diaz, a doctoral candidate in computational science at The University of Texas at El Paso, is one of 70 graduate students from across the country selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to take part in the agency’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.
A research leader from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) lauded The University of Texas at El Paso’s research capabilities during the Southwest Emerging Technology Symposium (SETS) and Regional Small Business Summit, an event hosted by UTEP’s NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) on March 26 and 27.
Researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Geological Sciences who took part in a multimillion-dollar, joint-research program initiated by the National Science Foundation and the United Kingdom’s Natural Environment Research Council to analyze a receding Antarctic glacier will discuss their work during a free event on campus this week.
The National Association of Chicana and Chicano Studies - Tejas Chapter recently recognized The University of Texas at El Paso’s Miguel Juárez, Ph.D., with its annual Dissertation Award during the group’s annual meeting on Feb. 15 in Houston.
UTEP's Border Region Modeling Project (BRMP) has released its projections for the region's labor markets, demographics, commercial activity and more in “Borderplex Economic Outlook to 2020.”
A doctoral candidate from the College of Science at The University of Texas at El Paso continued a string of successes for UTEP students at the annual meetings of the American Geophysical Union.
The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) recently announced that Sasha Pimentel, associate professor from UTEP’s Department of Creative Writing, was among its 35 Creative Writing Fellows for FY 2019. The award-winning author, poet and educator will receive $25,000 to help with her creative pursuits.
Giulio Francia, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been selected to be a Fellow in The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers. He is one of only two UT System faculty members selected this year to join this distinguished group of educators. The new members will be inducted at a ceremony in April in Austin.
Ivonne Santiago, Ph.D., clinical professor of civil engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been named the 2019 El Paso Engineer of the Year by the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) El Paso Chapter.
On the heels of its recent designation as an R1 research institution, The University of Texas at El Paso reached a major construction milestone for a facility that will support the continued growth of UTEP's research agenda for decades to come.
Since electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, first came on the market in 2007, tobacco manufacturers have been touting their vaping products as a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes.
Open enrollment policies in the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) are not causing greater student segregation by race/ethnicity or poverty, according to a new study by The University of Texas at El Paso’s Center for Education Research and Policy Studies (CERPS). But the authors caution that these school choice policies are relatively new and could introduce inequities if district administrators do not monitor student enrollment and transfer patterns.
Gabriel Ibarra-Mejia, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor in UTEP’s Department of Public Health Sciences, will serve a second term as president of the International Society for Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (ISOES), effective June 2019.
UTEP School of Nursing Professor Diane B. Monsivais, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2019 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award presented by Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles.
Academically, Ozzy was an average high school student. He could live with that, but he knew he needed to work harder to improve his grades so his parents would approve his going on a much-desired out-of-town summer vacation. Instead, he took the quicker, easier approach. He cheated.
The University of Texas at El Paso continues to gain national recognition as the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) announced the election of Charles Ambler, Ph.D., associate provost and dean of the Graduate School, to its board.
UTEP doctoral student Francisco Morales-Acuña, M.D., was selected to participate in Stanford University’s PRISM (Postdoctoral Recruitment Initiative in the Science and Medicine) program in February 2019.
The National Institutes of Health and the National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded a three-year, $400,000 grant to The University of Texas at El Paso's Sergio Iñiguez, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology, to study the possible long-range side effects of a drug treatment for pediatric depressive disorder.
When Jeremy Slack, Ph.D., planned his initial Immigration and Border Community - Research Experience for Undergraduates (IBCREU) program, the assistant professor of geography at The University of Texas at El Paso thought his 2018 summer interns would study efforts to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
The UTEP College of Health Sciences has announced the inaugural cohort of the Charles H. and Shirley T. Leavell Endowed Chair Faculty Fellowships for five high-impact educational and research practice areas: interprofessional education, community engagement, scholarship of teaching and learning, applied and translational research (ATR), and global engagement.
A research assistant professor at The University of Texas at El Paso will strengthen curriculum and ties to African institutions of higher learning through a fellowship that will take him to Tanzania in summer 2019.
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