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Imaging Technology Predicts the Risk of Breast Cancer

For most women, the annual mammogram is a no-brainer, a routine procedure used to detect breast cancer. But a growing group of researchers, including some at The University of Texas at El Paso, argue this yearly checkup is unnecessary for certain women. "For low-risk populations, it would be better to increase the interval between their screenings," said Wenqing Sun . . . Read More

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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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