• October 15, 2021

UT El Paso

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Alumni, students, friends invited to celebrate UTEP’s Homecoming 2021

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is welcoming alumni, students, friends and fans to campus for 2021 Homecoming Week activities including reunions, tailgating, a pep rally and a Conference USA football game against Old Dominion University. Festivities tied to the theme of “Celebrate the Roaring ’20s” began last week with the SGA Homecoming […]Read More

UTEP Professor selected by EPA for Advisory Board

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced its selection of The University of Texas at El Paso’s (UTEP) Jayajit Chakraborty, Ph.D., to serve on the EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) and the EPA’s new Environmental Justice Science Committee. SAB is a federal advisory committee that provides the EPA administrator with advice and recommendations on […]Read More

UTEP Researchers develop tools to monitor cardiac damage induced by

Chemotherapy can be a lifesaver for an individual fighting cancer, but certain cancer treatments can put a person’s heart at risk. UTEP u Cardiac toxicity, or heart damage, is a serious side effect of many conventional chemotherapy drugs used to treat cancer. Chemotherapy can kill or damage healthy cells in the body, not just the […]Read More

UTEP welcomes 30 new Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty Members

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) welcomed 30 new tenured and tenure-track faculty members to begin the 2021-22 academic year. The new faculty members come to UTEP from a diverse array of disciplines, including philosophy, nursing, educational psychology, social work, chemistry, biochemistry, music and mechanical engineering. Three faculty members are UTEP alumni who […]Read More

UTEP Ph.D. Student earns Social Justice Fellowship from The Memorial

The Memorial Foundation, the organization behind the construction of the national Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, recently announced that Diana J. Lopez, a doctoral student at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), was among its inaugural Social Justice Fellows. Lopez, who completed her first year of borderland history studies, is one of 50 […]Read More

UTEP To Rely On Experienced Offensive Line In 2021

Often the most unheralded position on the field, offensive linemen have a tremendous impact on the game. Fortunately for the Miner faithful, the UTEP football team returns all five starters on the o-line from a year ago. In fact, UTEP has “a great group” according to head coach Dana Dimel. Each individual has started at […]Read More

Miner DBs Run Deep on 2021 Roster

Twenty-three defensive backs are listed on the Miner football roster heading into the 2021 season with numerous key returnees and some fresh faces making up the deepest position on the field for UTEP. Justin Prince is one of the key pieces returning in the secondary. The redshirt junior ranked third on the squad with 31 […]Read More

UTEP Course to prep students for Post-COVID-19 Classrooms

Professors at The University of Texas at El Paso have developed a new course – ECED (Early Childhood Education) 4300: Responsive Classroom Management – to help Pre-K-2 teachers ease their students back into an academic routine after the COVID-19 pandemic. The course, which launches in fall 2021, puts an emphasis on the social and emotional […]Read More

UTEP’s ‘Dr. Skateboard’ talks Science on StarTalk

When famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson wanted to learn about the science of skateboarding, a debut sport in the 2020 Olympics, he turned to The University of Texas at El Paso’s resident expert, Bill Robertson, Ph.D., interim dean of the College of Health Sciences. Robertson, who also goes by “Dr. Skateboard,” was part of a […]Read More

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