A new agreement between The University of Texas at El Paso and the City of El Paso will enable UTEP faculty and staff to assist the city’s Department of Public Health in identifying cases of the novel coronavirus.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded more than $28,000 to The University of Texas at El Paso's April Gile Thomas, Ph.D., to support undergraduate researchers who will recruit and survey participants for her two-year Adolescent Social Development and Sleep Study.
Martine C. Ceberio, Ph.D., professor of computer science at The University of Texas at El Paso, will be inducted as a fellow into The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers during a ceremony Friday, April 3, 2020.
It could be the start of a joke: “An engineer, a chemist, a psychologist and an accountant walk into a room.” It also could be how some faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso start a collaborative effort to utilize space in UTEP’s new Interdisciplinary Research Building (IDRB).
The University of Texas at El Paso's NASA MIRO Center for Space and Exploration Technology Research (cSETR) has significantly enhanced opportunities for UTEP engineering students through a new cooperative agreement with NASA that will benefit 23 UTEP graduate and undergraduate students and provide internships at NASA centers for six of them.
The University of Texas at El Paso and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso have renewed their commitment to work collaboratively and expand opportunities for biomedical and health science research between both institutions.
The NASA MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research (cSETR) at The University of Texas at El Paso has successfully communicated with its Orbital Factory-2 (OF-2) satellite project, a significant feat that highlights UTEP’s position as a national leader in technological research and its implementation.
UTEP President Heather Wilson and NMSU Chancellor Dan Arvizu announced Friday a collaboration between their universities to inspire and increase entrepreneurship in the region. The creation of Studio G at UTEP, a student business accelerator, is a partnership between The University of Texas at El Paso's Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce and the Arrowhead Center at New Mexico State University (NMSU), where Studio G originated.
The University of Texas at El Paso will offer a new scholarship for top undergraduate students to help them finish their last semesters at UTEP. President Heather Wilson announced the establishment of the Hawkins Scholarship at UTEP's inaugural Honors, Scholars and Fellows Day on Wednesday, Feb. 5. The new scholarship will be awarded for the first time during the Fall of 2020.
Throughout high school, Daniela Morales was a model student. She studied diligently, was an active member in numerous honors and student organizations and frequently volunteered in the community. When the class valedictorian and self-described "overachiever" enrolled at The University of Texas at El Paso, she challenged herself to continue building off the momentum she created for academic success.
Officials with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts announced Jan. 16, 2020, that it awarded $100,000 to The University of Texas at El Paso's Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts to assist with future programs and exhibitions.
Raymond C. Rumpf, Ph.D., professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, was promoted to Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE), an educational nonprofit established to advance light-based science, engineering and technology.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s College of Science opened the spring 2020 semester with its newest undergraduate degree offering – a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB). The new degree is the campus’ latest effort in an ongoing mission of providing competitive academic and research opportunities at one of the most reasonable prices for a U.S. top tier university.
The University of Texas at El Paso's Department of Geological Sciences was awarded $40,000 from the Western States Petroleum Association to review and evaluate work by the California State Water Resources Control Board and the U.S. Geological Survey to study impacts of well stimulation related to oil and gas development in California.
A recent study published in the journal Molecular Ecology presents significant findings related to the genetic makeup of two North American iconic ducks: mallards and American black ducks.
Researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso's Computer Science Department will have a hand in bolstering the safety of cybersecurity operations conducted by fossil fuel power generation plants thanks to a $171,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
A professor from The University of Texas at El Paso will lend his expertise and record of significant advancements against Chagas disease to an $84,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded to the Research Development Foundation (Fundep) of the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) in Brazil.
Nigel Ward, Ph.D., revels in the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of computer science students at The University of Texas at El Paso. The campus, which recently announced it surpassed the $100 million threshold in research expenditures, is a place where students can think big, Ward said. It also provides a scenic setting for the 34-year teaching veteran, who enjoys the outdoors.
Nina Beltran capped an undergraduate degree milestone for The University of Texas at El Paso during last weekend's 2019 Winter Commencement festivities.
The University of Texas at El Paso's Center for Transportation Infrastructure Systems (CTIS) has been awarded a $155,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to investigate non-nuclear alternative methods and devices for quality management of earthwork of airfield pavements.
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