Health Promotion Students Sponsor Diabetes Education, Awareness

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service

With more than 300 million people living with diabetes worldwide, World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14 was an opportunity to engage millions of people across the globe in diabetes awareness and education.

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Impact of Kennedy Assassination Still Resonates after 50 Years

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

Texas Western College alumnus Curtis Spier was a third-year anesthesiology resident on loan from Parkland Memorial Hospital on Nov. 22, 1963, when coincidence made him a witness to a watershed moment in U.S. history.

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Centennial Speaker Provides Positive View of U.S.-Mexico Economic Future

By Rachel Anna Neff

UTEP News Service

The second presentation of the 2013-14 Centennial Lecture series featured Shannon K. O’Neil, Ph.D., who spoke about Mexico’s economic growth since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into effect in 1994.

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Liberal Arts Students Have CLASS

By Lisa Y. Garibay

UTEP News Service

Albert Einstein said, “The value of an education in a liberal arts college is not the learning of many facts, but the training of the mind to think something that cannot be learned from textbooks.” With this spirit, the College of Liberal Arts Student Success Center is open for business to encourage its students to make the most of their education within the college.

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Students’ Campus Sustainability Plan Starts with Recycling

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

An enterprising cadre of UTEP students has spent about nine months “talking trash” with University officials to promote enhanced environmental stewardship on campus while generating revenue at the same time.

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Music Department to Present Annual Gala Nov. 17

By Lisa Y. Garibay

UTEP News Service

Taking a step in a new direction by moving its biggest concert of the year to a Sunday afternoon, the UTEP Department of Music is looking forward to giving even more El Pasoans the chance to enjoy the wide variety of music performed by its students and faculty.

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Symposium and Lecture Reveal Complexities of Drug Policy

By Rachel Anna Neff

UTEP News Service

Two events on campus the week of Nov. 11 revealed the complexities behind drug policy and featured one of Mexico’s leading investigative journalists, Anabel Hernández.

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Men’s Soccer Club Earns Bid to National Championship Tourney

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

As the wind chill factor dipped the evening temperatures to the low 40s, members of UTEP’s men’s soccer club went through their paces at University Field in preparation for their participation in the 20th annual NIRSA National Soccer Championships Nov. 21-23 in Phoenix.

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