• June 23, 2022

UT El Paso

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UTEP Faculty Use Leave to Write, Research, Network

For 10 years, Tim Z. Hernandez, associate professor of creative writing at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), has tried to squeeze in time to learn more about the doomed charter flight that carried 28 Mexican bracero workers to their deaths in 1948. UTEP’s new Faculty Development Leave (FDL) program will give Hernandez […]Read More

UTEP to use $1.1M grant to Enrich Counseling, Special Ed

Various traumas experienced by K-12 students in the Paso del Norte region during the past 10 years spurred Beverley Argus-Calvo, Ph.D., an associate professor and administrator at The University of Texas at El Paso, to consider academic solutions. Argus-Calvo, chair of the College of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology and Special Services, said she witnessed […]Read More

UTEP Professor’s NY, El Paso work keeps her sharp

This is a busy and exciting time for Georgina Hernández Escobar, assistant professor of instruction with The University of Texas at El Paso’s (UTEP) Department of Theatre and Dance. Her latest efforts debuted in New York and El Paso within days of each other. “Alebrijes,” a bilingual Day of the Dead play that she wrote […]Read More

National Group taps UTEP for Ph.D., Humanities Study

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) recently started its participation in the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) PhD Career Pathways Humanities Coalition Grant Writing Project, an innovative multi-institutional effort to highlight the diverse career opportunities available to new doctoral graduates in the humanities. UTEP was one of 10 U.S. doctoral degree-granting institutions selected […]Read More

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