Architecture Tours Offer Insight into UTEP’s Bhutanese Style

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service 

Joe Gomez felt like he had been transported to a different country his first day as a student at Texas Western College (now UTEP) in 1965.

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UTEP, Texas A&M Collaborate to Improve Women’s Mental Health

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service

While many people experience feelings of disappointment or sadness, the National Alliance on Mental Illness finds women are twice as likely to experience depression as compared to men.

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Early College High School Program to Offer Study Abroad Opportunities

By Lisa Y. Garibay

UTEP News Service

Edwin Ramirez-Homs had the opportunity to study abroad in Spain for a semester last year. It was an unusual experience because Ramirez-Homs, a UTEP senior and double major in economics and finance, had come through El Paso’s Early College High School program (ECHS), which gave him enough college credit to arrive at UTEP as a junior at just 17 years old. Luckily, he was able to fit a semester abroad into his degree plan. Until recently, the majority of ECHS students had been left out of this collegiate experience.

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UTEP Kicks Off Centennial Year

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service

The University of Texas at El Paso rang in its Centennial year with a midnight toast and fireworks in front of the campus's new marquee, a gift from GECU. The University also started the year with gifts for babies.

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School Nurses Head Back to Class at UTEP

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service

The role of the school nurse has changed dramatically in the 15 years since Rebecca Madrid, a 1988 graduate of The University of Texas at El Paso’s nursing program, started her career as a school nurse.

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Reserved Student Became Catalyst for Desegregation at TWC

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

Few people talk about the role Thelma White Camack played in the 1955 desegregation of Texas Western College, now UTEP, and according to friends and family members, that’s how she’d like it.

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New Year Signals More, Bigger Centennial Celebration Activities

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

With the singing of “Auld Lang Syne” and most of the holiday decorations put away, organizers of The University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Celebration are serious about lighting the candles on this once-in-a-lifetime party.

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‘Miner Strong’ Exhibit Kicks Off New Year

By Lisa Y. Garibay

UTEP News Service

While UTEP remains the only Texas school to win an NCAA men's basketball championship, a new exhibit on campus demonstrates why the University has many other sources of pride when it comes to the history of its athletes and sports teams.

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