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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

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

UTEP Geological Sciences graduate students presented research at AGU

UTEP graduate students Yvette Pereyra, Jacqueline Engel, Syprose Nyachoti (faculty advisor Lin Ma), Anna Ortiz (faculty advisor Lixin Jin), Ezer Patlan, Lennox Thompson, Azucena Zamora, Richard Alfaro-Diaz (faculty advisor Aaron Velasco), Joe Collins (faculty advisor Tom Gill), John Olguin (faculty advisor Deana Pennington) presented research at the 47th Annual . . .   Read More

B.S./M.B.A. Program Readies Students for Leadership Positions
Mark Lusk and Silvia Chavez Baray

One alum's generous gift keeps on giving back to The University of Texas at El Paso. This time, it's
via the establishment of a course of study that can mean big career success for the ambitious students who undertake it. Thanks to UTEP mechanical engineering graduate Mike Loya's $10 million gift to the University in 2011, the wheels were put in motion for the . . .   Read More

Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Course Puts Research, Learning on New Path
Mark Lusk and Silvia Chavez Baray

Two University of Texas at El Paso professors from different colleges were impressed enough with the knowledge and skills displayed by the other's students that they decided more than a year ago to develop a new course that could put teaching and learning on a different path. "Literacy/Biliteracy: The Case Study" launched during the fall 2014 semester for Ph.D. students from the. . .   Read More