Former Olympian Supports Future Athletic Stars

UTEP News Service

By Nadia M. Whitehead

Paul Ereng has accomplished what only a very few have achieved.

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Dreams of My Mother and Father

UTEP Alumnus Alfredo Corchado reflects on UTEP's impact on himself and others in the last 100 years

By Alfredo Corchado. The article below originally appeared in UTEP Magazine Winter 2014.

He doesn’t remember the day, but has never forgotten the time, nor the place he was when he imagined the future. Juan Pablo Corchado had arrived as a bracero worker in 1957 with dreams that went beyond the rural town where he was born, in a state shaped like a heart – Durango – or the border he crossed with 25 cents in his pocket. Like millions of braceros, who came before and after, these guest workers went on to change the makeup of the Southwest and over time, with their legacy, just about very corner of the United States. Like them, Juan Pablo came seeking a better life.

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Gridiron graduate finds fulfillment in peace corps adventure

Former Miner football player Will Osolinsky is on a self-described adventure of a lifetime in Ukraine because he chose to follow the road less traveled.

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Ethnography Lab Focuses on ‘History of the Present’

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

The globalization of society has spawned a growing need to better understand diverse language and literary practices, so The University of Texas at El Paso created a new research center that addresses this critical topic.

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Students Earn a Combined $17,000 to Study Abroad

By Rachel Anna Neff, Ph.D.

UTEP News Service

Four students enrolled at The University of Texas at El Paso received life-changing news: they were selected to receive Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarships to help them study abroad in the spring semester of 2014. One alternate candidate was also selected from UTEP.

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Skip the Mall and Find Great Holiday Gifts on Campus

By Rachel Anna Neff, Ph.D.

UTEP News Service

As the semester winds down and students finish up their classes and final exams, a sinking feeling might hit the Miner Nation: it’s almost The University of Texas at El Paso’s 100th birthday, and we haven’t gotten anything yet!

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‘A Christmas Carol’ Tradition Brings Holiday Spirit to UTEP

By Adriana Dominguez, Ph.D.

A heartwarming tradition will continue at UTEP when A Christmas Carol opens Dec. 15 for four public performances. The UTEP Department of Theatre and Dance invites the El Paso community to experience this spectacular journey of joy and revelation.

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On The Move: Miner Metro Winter Service Schedule

The following is the Miner Metro Winter service schedule by date:

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