• June 20, 2021

UT El Paso

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UTEP Grant to expand Diabetes Education for Men

On Monday, officials with the University of Texas at El Paso announced the launch of an initiative to offer health care providers in El Paso County the opportunity to help men with diabetes obtain the tools they need to manage their disease as part of Men’s Health Month in June and Father’s Day on June […]Read More

UTEP Diabetes Researcher published in Journal’s Scholars of Color Special

Jeannie B. Concha, Ph.D., assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Public Health Sciences, is among the authors being highlighted in a special issue of Health Education and Behavior (HE&B) journal that focuses on researchers from underrepresented populations. Concha’s manuscript titled, “Hispanic/Latino Ethnic Identity and Diabetes: An examination of Underlying Acculturation […]Read More

UTEP Grad Student earns competitive scholarship with U.S. Department of

Cameron Garcia, a student in UTEP’s Master of Defense and Strategic Studies (DSS) Program in the Department of Criminal Justice, will have the opportunity to apply his passion for foreign languages, culture and history while gaining experience to become a U.S. diplomat, thanks to a scholarship from the U.S. Department of State. The Critical Language Scholarship […]Read More

UTEP Ph.D. Student receives grant to explore resilience among migrant

Georgina Sanchez Garcia, a student in The University of Texas at El Paso’s Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (IHS) Ph.D. program, was awarded $5,000 from the Institute for Diversity and Civic Life (IDCL) to support her research project on resilience among migrant children. Garcia is studying child migrants from Central America and Mexico with her faculty advisor, […]Read More

UTEP Faculty Member honored with top Rehabilitation Education Award

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. The New Career in Rehabilitation Education award recognizes a rehabilitation educator who is in the third to fifth year of his […]Read More

Texas Digital Library honors UTEP’s Oral History Program

The Texas Digital Library (TDL) recently announced that The University of Texas at El Paso’s Institute of Oral History (IOH) was its 2021 Outreach Award recipient for its creative and successful approach to increased awareness and accessibility to digital information. The TDL will present the award virtually May 25, 2021, during the group’s Texas Conference […]Read More

UTEP duo honored by CUNY Unit for aid during COVID-19

Two faculty members from The University of Texas at El Paso’s Chicano Studies program recently won the 2021 Award of Distinction from the City University of New York’s (CUNY) John Jay College of Criminal Justice Latin American and Latinx Studies Department. A unit representative will present the award virtually to Josefina “Josie” Carmona, Ph.D., adjunct […]Read More

UTEP celebrates First Class of Pharmacists

As a pharmacy technician at Walgreens pharmacy, Alejandro Perez took great satisfaction in helping people with limited resources obtain their medications for free or at a very low cost. Perez, a student at The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Pharmacy, recalled how he helped a customer save hundreds of dollars on her […]Read More

UTEP’s Doctor of Nursing Practice Program surpasses 100 Graduates

Two years ago, Michelle Calderon would cringe at the thought of speaking in front of a large group of people. Today, Calderon, a family nurse practitioner for 10 years, is a vocal advocate for patients suffering from headache disorder. Calderon, a headache management expert and a Primary Care Pain Champion for the U.S. Department of […]Read More

Top UTEP Student Artwork on exhibit at Rubin Center

Dilan E. Torres and Barron Wortham, studio art majors at The University of Texas at El Paso, earned the top prizes at the 2021 Annual Juried UTEP Student Art Exhibition that opened May 10, 2021, in the campus’ Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts. Torres, a junior, won for “I Saw a […]Read More