EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso’s renowned Aerospace Center, also known as cSETR, has partnered with El Paso-based defense contracting company Integrated Defense Applications, LLC (IDA) Technology to build a strong, small business aerospace and defense ecosystem in the Paso del Norte region.
Parents should know that an early introduction of antidepressants to children could lead to a lifetime of use, according to research by a psychology team from The University of Texas at El Paso that was published recently in Scientific Reports, a prestigious journal that is part of the Nature Publishing Group.
The National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE) has selected Emre Umucu, Ph.D., assistant professor of rehabilitation counseling at The University of Texas at El Paso, for the 2021 New Career in Rehabilitation Education award. Umucu will be presented the award at the NCRE’s conference in July 2021.
Amanda Labrado, a geological sciences doctoral student at The University of Texas at El Paso, was named a Congressional Science Fellow by the Geological Society of America (GSA) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and will spend a year in Washington, D.C., working for a member of Congress or a congressional committee from September 2021 through August 2022.
Lela Vukovic, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at The University of Texas at El Paso, is combining chemistry and artificial intelligence to develop new computational tools that will be incorporated into the design of sensors used to detect brain-relevant molecules.
EL PASO, Texas –Drug discovery researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso and the University of New Mexico have leveraged their expertise to develop a rapid online tool to accelerate the discovery of drug therapies for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Walking, jumping rope or throwing a ball can be difficult to do for children who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD). More than 80% of children with the disorder have gross motor skill impairments, such as problems with balance and coordination, which can interfere with their communication and social interactions.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Liberal Arts Tom Lea Fellowship Committee selected Javier Segovia, a graduate student in UTEP’s Latin American Border Studies Program, as the 2021 Tom Lea Fellow.
EL PASO, Texas – Food insecurity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an increased demand for emergency food assistance in El Paso County, particularly in households located in downtown El Paso and in communities outside the city, including San Elizario, Fabens and Tornillo.
EL PASO, Texas – The University of Texas at El Paso today unveiled its strategic plan for the next decade, built upon UTEP’s unique advantages and highlighting its status as America’s leading Hispanic-serving university.
A half-dozen students and alumni from The University of Texas at El Paso are recipients of 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowships in recognition of their potential to be high achieving scientists and engineers early in their careers.
Jaime C. Acosta, Ph.D., an alumnus and researcher at The University of Texas at El Paso, earned the Department of the Army Civilian Service Achievement Medal for his commitment to improving workforce diversity from October 2018 through December 2020.
Sreenath Chalil Madathil, Ph.D., assistant professor in industrial manufacturing and systems engineering (IMSE) at The University of Texas at El Paso, is working to streamline the process and ease the patient experience at COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the United States to ensure faster vaccine distribution.
Research being conducted at The University of Texas at El Paso by Wen-Yee Lee, Ph.D., is helping pave the way for advances in early detection methods for prostate cancer, one of the leading causes of cancer death among men according to the American Cancer Society.
EL PASO, Texas – Newly minted NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) fellow, Amelia Greig, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, will have the opportunity to expand her research to harvest water on the moon through the receipt of a highly competitive NIAC award.
A study by physiology researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso found that El Paso’s stay-at-home ordinance due to the COVID-19 pandemic had positive effects on the health and well-being of the region’s residents.
EL PASO, Texas — Kenji Santacruz readily admits he was awestruck when he opened an email from The University of Texas at El Paso Campus Office of Undergraduate Research Initiatives (COURI) informing him that he would have an audience with the state legislature to showcase his work during the 2021 Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol on Feb. 23-24, 2021. The senior electrical engineering major joins Jacob Hooper, a senior biological sciences major, as the 10th and 11th students to represent UTEP since the biennial event began in 2011.
The National Endowment for the Arts awarded The University of Texas at El Paso’s Sarah Jean Johnson, Ph.D., a grant to study how teaching and learning practices in community arts programs affect Latinx children and their families.
EL PASO, Texas – Science is a step closer to a new response to obesity, thanks in part to a study conducted by a team that included Sergio Iñiguez, Ph.D., associate professor of psychology at The University of Texas at El Paso.
EL PASO, Texas – Students from The University of Texas at El Paso will have more opportunities to train for competitive jobs in the energy industry through a $1 million grant from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
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