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The Office of Scholarships is dedicated to awarding the maximum amount of scholarship funds available to qualified students. As an organization, the Office of Scholarships strives continuously to research and identify new sources of funding from corporations, the private sector and foundation partners who . . .
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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

Biologists Examine How Pollutants Affect Aquatic Life

Most people don't think twice about brushing their teeth or sipping a daily cup of joe, but these ordinary habits do more than just give you pearly whites and an energy boost. Researchers at The University of Texas at El Paso are learning that pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) like toothpaste and coffee can affect aquatic life too – and not in a good way. . . .   Read More

The Mine Gives Student Entrepreneurs a Boost

Being a UTEP Miner has a new spin, thanks to a recently launched incubator for student business ideas. The Mine, which has its online headquarters at mine.utep.edu, is a one-stop shop for budding entrepreneurs to find all the guidance they need to bring their commercial concepts to fruition. Students who sign up for The Mine have access to business model development training; . . .   Read More

Engineer Gets Exclusive Tour of NASA

While most El Pasoans were busy with last-minute holiday shopping in the days just before Christmas, University of Texas at El Paso graduate student Matthew Garcia had his mind on other matters. He was preparing for the chance of a lifetime. Only a few weeks earlier, Garcia learned that he had earned one of 50 coveted press credentials to attend a rocket launch at the Kennedy Space Center. . . .   Read More