week of: July 9, 2012  

Interdisciplinary Group Travels to Spain, Creates Documentary

Twenty-eight students and three faculty members traveled to Seville, Spain this summer to participate in a Spanish culture class abroad. Hector Enriquez, a lecturer for The University of Texas at El Paso Languages and Linguistics Department, taught the class for the seventh time. But this year’s program was different...


Health Sciences Students Prepare
for Culture Shock

Living in a foreign country can be an exhilarating and intimidating experience, especially for 10 health sciences students from The University of Texas at El Paso who are spending their summer in Quito, Ecuador, and San Jose, Costa Rica, engaging in international research projects that look into eliminating disparities in Hispanic health.



Students Win Team Award at Bataan Memorial Death March

Rough terrain, high elevation and hot sun were just a few of the challenges a team of five student workers from the Liberal Arts Instructional Center for Technology (LACIT) faced when they competed in the 23rd annual Bataan Memorial Death March...



Student Health Center Keeps Miners Healthy

Taking advantage of health services offered at the UTEP Student Health Center may be a less expensive and convenient alternative for students who are on a budget. The Student Health Center is open during the summer and offers a full spectrum of services...



UTEP Ranks High for Producing Hispanic Journalists

The University of Texas at El Paso has been ranked No. 6 in undergraduate degrees awarded to Hispanics by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine’s Top 50 Communication, Journalism and Related Degrees survey...


Villalobos Publishes Book Chapter on Presidential Czars

José D. Villalobos, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science, and his co-author, Justin S. Vaughn, Ph.D.,  published a chapter in the book The Obama Presidency: A Preliminary Assessment on the debate over presidential czars. The book was released in July. In the chapter, they posit that the cost of czars, in political and organizational terms, has outweighed the benefits they have brought to the Obama Administration. Click here to learn more .


UTEP Students Create Spanish
Naturalization Study Guide


UTEP on Instagram


UTEP Visits Bhutan


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