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Graduate Student Research Assistant Summer Program

Supported by the Office of the Provost, the Graduate School will provide summer research support for approximately 20 master's or doctoral students working under the direction of a faculty mentor during Summer 2015. Each student will be paid $3,000 for 10 weeks.
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UTEP Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student
Mark Lusk and Silvia Chavez Baray

As part of the commitment to promoting excellence in higher education, the Provost's Office and the Graduate School at the University of Texas at El Paso recognize graduate students who have had an outstanding influence on the educational experience of undergraduate students. Every year awards are offered in two categories: . . .   Read More

Student Research Raises Diabetes Awareness

With one hand on her stomach and the other on her upper rib cage, Maricarmen Vizcaino, a doctoral student at The University of Texas at El Paso, instructed students in her noontime yoga class at UTEP's Centennial Museum to close their eyes, inhale deeply and focus on their breath as it moved in and out of their bodies. . . .   Read More

Productivity Pod Wins $10,000 at Paso Del Norte Venture Competition

Two UTEP students are out to prove that napping is beneficial business – and they've just received $10,000 to do it. Mauricio Mercado and Leonardo Orea were named winners of the 2015 Paso Del Norte Venture Competition (PDNVC), beating out 13 other teams on March 7. Their first-place idea is for a concept named Productivity Pod . . .   Read More

UTEP Students Spend Spring Break Learning and Serving

There and Back Again: With a gentle nod to J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit, this is the eighth article in an occasional series covering the off-campus experiences of UTEP students with study abroad, internships and externships, because what students learn outside the classroom is as important as what they learn inside the classroom . . .   Read More