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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UTEP Professor Chases the End of Polio

By Lisa Y. Garibay

UTEP News Service

When it comes to the fight against diseases as deadly as polio, no one doubts the importance of medical advances. Yet communication – the basic creation of a message with meaning, then conveying that message to those who most need it – is often overlooked as a way to keep the world healthy.

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Nursing Students Put Their Skills to Work

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service

After taking an infant’s temperature in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at El Paso Children’s Hospital, Marissa Morales wasn’t sure if a temperature of 35 degrees Celsius was too high or too low.

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Annual Food Fair Combines International Flavors on Campus

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

UTEP’s Union Plaza was transformed into the region’s most eclectic food court and classroom during this week’s 30th annual International Food Fair that drew an estimated 1,000 students, faculty and staff who were ready to try something new.

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Campus Schedules Activities to Salute Veterans, Military

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

Special activities are planned to honor and salute UTEP students and family members who are affiliated with the U.S. military during Veterans Appreciation Week at different venues around The University of Texas at El Paso.

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Chicano Studies Department Attracts Hungarian Scholar

By Lisa Y. Garibay

UTEP News Service

For the past three months, Fulbright scholar and university professor Tamas Vrauko has been at UTEP demonstrating just how much of a connection there is between his home country of Hungary and Hispanic culture.

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