At 17, Dick Myers knew he was too small to play basketball at a major college. So, the Kansas native enrolled at nearby Hutchinson Junior College to gain height, weight and skill – hoping to eventually catch the eye of recruiters and coaches. The year was 1963 and two years later, Don Haskins came calling.
The University of Texas at El Paso is partnering with Utah State University (USU) on an innovative collaboration involving a consortium of universities working to transform the automotive, transportation and electrical grid industries on an international scale.
As the United States recognizes the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, The University of Texas at El Paso continues to innovate its accommodations process to create a more inclusive environment where all students can thrive.
The University of Texas at El Paso and the UTEP Alumni Association are proud to announce the 2020 Gold Nugget recipients.
The University of Texas at El Paso has appointed Luis Hernandez as vice president for information resources, effective July 27, 2020.
For the better part of the past 55 years, Tony Stafford, Ph.D., has spent part of his summers in preparation to teach English courses at The University of Texas at El Paso. He continued that tradition in 2020 although this year’s effort had a COVID-19 twist.
Suman Sirimulla, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso School of Pharmacy, was awarded $80,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) through UTEP’s Partnerships for Research and Education in Materials (PREM) Center for Advanced Materials Research (CMR) to support his research to develop antiviral drugs that will target COVID-19.
The Journal of Statistics Education (JSE) interviewed The University of Texas at El Paso’s Larry Lesser, Ph.D., professor of mathematical sciences, in its spring 2020 issue as part of its series on prominent statistics educators.
The University of Texas of El Paso houses the nation’s No. 20 most affordable accounting program, according to Discover Accounting, a notable online information provider that offers career advice and education resources for students interested in accounting.
Since Amanda Labrado was a young girl, she has been passionate about rocks and the great outdoors.
Franchesca E. Nuñez, Ph.D., assistant professor in The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing, has been accepted into the 2020 Butler-Williams Scholars Program from the National Institute on Aging, a division of the National Institutes of Health.
The University of Texas at El Paso’s Department of Art recently announced that Jill Font, Ashley Urueta and Gabriela Alvarado were its recipients of the 2020-21 Arleigh B. and Maxie G. Templeton Endowment for Three Dimensional Fine Arts.
As a member of the UTEP marching band, Zarena Dominguez is comfortable with the concept of working hard and staying focused. She hopes that attention to detail will lead to a career in veterinary medicine.
The impact Georgina Hernández Escobar has made on The University of Texas at El Paso was on display this spring.