UTEP Researcher Seeks High School Participants for STEM Study

Who/What: UTEP’s Pei-Ling Hsu, Ph.D., assistant professor of science education, will make a pitch to an estimated 150-plus Irvin High School juniors to participate in her latest STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) research.

When/Where: 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, in the cafeteria of Irvin High School, 9465 Roanoke Drive (at Sanders Drive).


UTEP Appoints Special Education Professor to Associate Dean

The University of Texas at El Paso announced today (Monday, Oct. 7) that Robert Trussell has been appointed associate dean in the College of Education.

Trussell, Ph.D., associate professor of special education, has worked in higher education for four years preparing the next generation of professional teachers and educators, and was a member of the second cohort of UTEP’s Leadership Development Institute in 2011-12.


UTEP Professor Developing Low-Cost Alternative to Diagnose Sleep Apnea

Homer Nazeran, Ph.D., professor of electrical and computer engineering at The University of Texas at El Paso, is developing a low-cost, patient-friendly biomedical device in the form of a headband to help individuals monitor their sleep, and doctors diagnose sleep apnea.


UTEP Joins with Fort Bliss for Guidance Counseling Internship Program

UTEP and Fort Bliss announce their partnership on a new internship program geared towards students working on their master’s degree in school counseling.


Alumnus Pledges Transformational Gift for Geosciences

What: College of Science honors James and Susan Cearley for their transformational gift

When: 9:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 

Where: Geology Reading Room

UTEP geology alumnus James Cearley, and his wife, Susan, have pledged a gift of $1 million to support the Department of Geological Sciences’ latest initiative: the Center for Entrepreneurial Geosciences.


UTEP Signs as Sponsor of Fort Bliss Freedom Crossing

UTEP has signed an agreement to be the exclusive academic sponsor at Freedom Crossing at Fort Bliss. From October 2013 to March 2014, UTEP’s logo will appear on all event promotional material.


UTEP’s Ph.D. in Int’l Business Named Among Nation’s Best

Elected officials and higher education leaders from across the country joined Excelencia in Education at the Liaison Capitol Hill hotel in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Oct. 1, to honor The University of Texas at El Paso’s doctorate in International Business program as one of America’s best at increasing academic opportunities and achievement for Latino students.


Mining Minds Lighting to Add to Homecoming Festivities

The Mining Minds pick at the UTEP roundabout will be illuminated in blue and orange from Sunday, Sept. 29 to Saturday, Oct. 5 to commemorate the University’s annual Homecoming celebration.