A team of interdisciplinary researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso in collaboration with the City of El Paso and El Paso Community College (EPCC) recently was awarded nearly $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and sustain the social connectedness of seniors to improve their quality of life through technology, community engagement and social sciences.
Osvaldo Morera, Ph.D., understands what it is like to be judged by an accent and undervalued by a standardized test. The son of Cuban immigrants also knows the benefits and importance of academic rigor and treating students with respect.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Civil Engineering was awarded $30,000 by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin to address community exposure to traffic related air pollution near school zones in the Paso del Norte region using low-cost air sensors.
EL PASO, Texas – Two renowned research centers at the The University of Texas at El Paso have announced plans to open a unit in Youngstown, Ohio, to create a joint presence for collaborative opportunities with Youngstown State University (YSU) and the region’s business community focused on advanced manufacturing, aerospace and defense technologies.
EL PASO, Texas – A team of researchers from multiple institutions led by Philip Lavretsky, Ph.D., assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Biological Sciences, was awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance ongoing research to understand the adaptive impacts of hybridization between wild and domesticated animal populations.
A team of interdisciplinary researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso was awarded $5.27 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) to advance critical zone (CZ) research in drylands. The University is one of nine funded CZ research projects in the nation.
This summer marked the first time a group of faculty and students at The University of Texas at El Paso were able to engage in meaningful research opportunities while staying safe amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through the launch of the Virtual Research Experience for Undergraduates (vREU).
The University of Texas at El Paso will host a virtual town hall conference on strengthening a national foundation for advanced modeling and simulations (M&S) at minority-serving institutions beginning at 8:30 a.m. MST Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, via Microsoft Teams. Various sessions are scheduled throughout the day until 1:50 p.m.
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) welcomed 37 new tenured and tenure-track faculty members to start the 2020-21 academic year.
The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved a new doctoral degree in data science that The University of Texas at El Paso will “soft launch” with some initial courses during the spring 2021 semester. The program’s full introduction will be the fall of 2021*.
EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have signed an agreement to create new research and internship opportunities for University faculty members and students.
EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso was awarded $1.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to shed light on how the combined function of neural circuits impacts specific behaviors in humans.
The STEMGrow Program, a groundbreaking initiative between The University of Texas at El Paso and El Paso Community College (EPCC) that has successfully stewarded students between the two institutions, continues to bridge gaps between faculty and students forced to be physically distant this summer by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Since Amanda Labrado was a young girl, she has been passionate about rocks and the great outdoors.
EL PASO, Texas - Biology students and faculty members from The University of Texas at El Paso have discovered a new target for tuberculosis drug development. Their study recently was published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a publication of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
Kathleen Cox, DNP, and Guillermina R. Solis, Ph.D., assistant professors of nursing at The University of Texas at El Paso, have been inducted as Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).
As a queer Latinx immigrant, William Campillo Terrazas, a pharmacy student at The University of Texas at El Paso, understands full well the unique challenges facing the LGBTQ+ population during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Chuan Xiao, Ph.D., associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso, is contributing his expertise to research on the transmission of the novel coronavirus from animals to humans.
In the Systems Neuroscience Laboratory at The University of Texas at El Paso, where Arshad Khan, Ph.D., associate professor of biological sciences, directs a team of undergraduate and graduate student researchers, the focus is on mapping individual pathways of the brain – down to a cellular level – to help understand how the human brain works.
EL PASO, Texas – The contributions of researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) have yielded the first indication that carbon quantum dots, a class of nanoparticles, can be utilized to combat neurological disorders, according to a paper published in the journal Processes as part its special issue on protein biosynthesis and drug design and delivery.
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