• October 27, 2020

Tags : University of Texas at El Paso

UTEP awarded NSF grant to Study Word Choice Phenomena

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a three-year, $150,000 grant to The University of Texas at El Paso’s Iva Ivanova, Ph.D., to study the mental processes that bilingual speakers use to choose their words. Ivanova, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, said her research will focus on people’s natural tendency to reuse the […]Read More

UTEP’s Institute of Oral History to upload more Digital Content

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Institute of Oral History (IOH) has started to augment its rich and accessible catalogue of stories with podcasts and videos to better serve community members with internet access. The University of Texas at El Paso’s Institute of Oral History (IOH) has started to augment its rich and accessible […]Read More

UTEP, Community Partners awarded $1.5M NSF Grant; Will go to

A team of interdisciplinary researchers from The University of Texas at El Paso in collaboration with the City of El Paso and El Paso Community College (EPCC) recently was awarded nearly $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop and sustain the social connectedness of seniors to improve their quality of life through […]Read More

UTEP’s Adeeba A. Raheem named Educator of the Year by

Adeeba A. Raheem, Ph.D., assistant professor of civil engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, was named the recipient of the Educator of the Year Award in Higher Education for 2020 by the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE). “It is an absolute honor to receive this prestigious award,” Raheem said. “I am […]Read More

$30k Grant helps UTEP tracks traffic related air pollution near

The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Civil Engineering was awarded $30,000 by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) through the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin to address community exposure to traffic related air pollution near school zones in the Paso del Norte […]Read More

UTEP awarded $1.35M NIH Grant; Will aid Latinx Students to

The University of Texas at El Paso will receive $1.35 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help increase interest among Latinx students and English Language Learners (ELLs) in studying science and engineering. The five-year NIH Science Education Partnership Award program will attempt to attract the attention of high school students in economically […]Read More

UTEP Continues to Suppress Spread of COVID-19 on Campus, Assists

While the number of COVID-19 cases in El Paso County has risen significantly over the past two weeks, officials with the University of Texas at El Paso say they are continuing its mission to teach and conduct research in a safe campus environment and are evaluating additional measures that will help the region to suppress […]Read More

Six undergraduate UTEP Engineering Students awarded scholarships

Six undergraduate engineering students from The University of Texas at El Paso claimed the majority of scholarships awarded by the Department of Energy’s Minority Serving Institution Partnership Program (MSIPP) to take part in internships at the Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC), managed by Honeywell. MSIPP was created to promote the education and development of […]Read More

UTEP Professor earns International Book Award

Empowering Latino Futures (ELF) announced that The University of Texas at El Paso’s Andrea Cote Botero, Ph.D., was among the winners during the group’s 22nd annual International Latino Book Awards. Cote Botero, an associate professor in the Department of Creative Writing, earned the Best Poetry Anthology Book honor for her 2019 effort “Pájaros de Sombra: […]Read More

UTEP Honors Program celebrates 40th Anniversary

The University Honors Program at The University of Texas of El Paso is celebrating four decades of working hard to give students a competitive edge and providing them with premier opportunities that yield a foundation for professional success. The UTEP Honors Program has produced many alumni who have become leaders in their own communities. Current […]Read More