UTEP’s first Ph.D. program housed in our department has been thriv- ing since its January 2021 launch, with 8 doctoral students advancing to candidacy within 2.5 years and 3 students on pace to graduate in December 2023. For more information, visit the program's webpage.
The inaugural El Paso Science Festival will be held April 6-7, 2024 at the El Paso Convention Center. This free event aims to let the general public delve into the realms of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), transforming learning into an engaging and in- teractive hands-on adventure.
The AMS (American Mathematical Society) held its first-ever meeting on our campus with the Fall Central Sectional Meeting on September 17-18, 2022. The meeting’s approximately 300 attendees from multiple states and countries included many UTEP faculty who gave presentations and/or organized sessions as well as 11 UTEP students who gave research presentations.
Dr. Nancy Marcus Celebrates 42 Years of Service
Dr. Nancy Marcus was honored at a May 11, 2022 retirement reception hosted by the College of Science honoring her 42 years of service. In addition to being one of the longest-serving members in department history, she also showed great leadership for the College of Science, serving as its Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Success since 2004.
Dr. Lesser placed second in the Performing Arts and Film categories of the 2022 STEM Art and Film Festival held by Sigma Xi as part of its International Forum on Research Excellence. The latter entry showcased his recent NSF grant on interactive statistics songs.
UTEP is part of the Gaining Equity in Training for Public Health Informatics and Technology (GET PHIT) Consortium, which plans to train undergraduate students from underrepresented groups. More information and application materials are found at the GET PHIT website.