Researchers Examine Fall Risk Factors in Older Adults

By Laura L. Acosta

UTEP News Service

During her 18-year career as a nurse practitioner, Guillermina Solis, Ph.D., has seen the devastating effects a fall can have on an older adult’s health and independence.

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Reducing Video Chat Bandwidth by Studying the Human Gaze

By Nadia M. Whitehead

UTEP News Service

If you’re not hooked up to WiFi, video chatting on your smartphone can be a pretty choppy experience. Users often run into frustrating problems like highly pixelated or frozen frames, lagging video or audio, and connection losses.

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Sleep Easy: Researchers Develop Comfy Alternative to Diagnose Sleep Apnea

By Nadia M. Whitehead

UTEP News Service

Spending the night at a sleep clinic can be a bit unsettling.

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Students Share Research at Local Biomedical Symposium

By Nadia M. Whitehead

UTEP News Service

On Saturday, Oct. 26 hundreds of local biomedical researchers, including students from The University of Texas at El Paso, came together to discuss health concerns and potential solutions at the first-ever Biomedical Research Symposium.

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Team Plans Research Opportunities for Underrepresented Minorities

By Nadia M. Whitehead

UTEP News Service

A team of interdisciplinary faculty members at The University of Texas at El Paso has been awarded $225,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to plan a new initiative that develops opportunities for mentoring and biomedical and health research for minority undergraduate students. Only 15 grants were awarded nationwide.

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Upcoming Cyber Threat Seminar Part of DHS $1.6M Grant

By Daniel Perez

UTEP News Service

Growing concerns about cyber threats along the border that could impact energy, business and other industries are the reason behind the one-day seminar hosted by The University of Texas at El Paso that will address aspects of cyber security as part of a continuing series funded by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Faculty Awarded More than $2 Million to Strengthen STEM Education and Interest

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) have awarded UTEP faculty grants totaling more than $2 million to help strengthen minority interest, participation and education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-related fields.

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Research Computing @ UTEP: John Chessa

This is the fourth in a series of profiles on users of UTEP’s high performance computing capabilities. To learn more, click here.

 

By Nadia M. Whitehead

UTEP News Service

Predicting how a navy ship will react to an underwater explosion is complicated.

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