week of: July 16, 2012  

Nursing Program Aims to Improve
Children's Health

Carlos Ortiz’s desire to help children battle critical illnesses led him to pursue a career as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Ortiz became the first man to graduate from The University of Texas at El Paso’s primary care pediatric nurse practitioner program in 2011.


High School Students Study Arabic,
Careers at UTEP

Although just a sophomore at The University of Texas at El Paso, Victor Trujillo is taking steps this summer to achieve his dream job as he helps dozens of high school students learn about the language and culture of the Middle East through STARTALK@UTEP.



Students Create Citizenship Study
Guide in Spanish

It was a fulfilling Summer I session for more than a dozen American Government students at The University of Texas at El Paso. In May 2012, the executive director of the Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc. approached the students’ instructor, Irasema...



Alumni Pick-Nic Unites Miners Nationwide

This year’s Alumni Pick-Nic, held July 14, marked the start of what promises to be a yearly event held simultaneously in various cities across the country.  “We decided that we wanted to get together and celebrate UTEP across the country on the same day”...



Fraternity Brothers Take Different Kind of Summer Vacation

During a time when most students involved in Greek organizations at The University of Texas at El Paso keep busy with recruitment and planning activities, a pair of fraternity brothers decided to start their summer in an unusual spot: Honduras.


Leslie Robbins Joined White House Discussion

Leslie K. Robbins, Ph.D., interim assistant dean for graduate nursing, joined senior Obama administration officials and fellow nurse leaders for a discussion on improving care quality and patient health on June 13 at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C.

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George King Appointed Associate Dean

George King, Ph.D., associate professor and interim chair of the Department of Kinesiology, has been appointed associate dean of the College of Health Sciences, effective June 1. King joined UTEP in 2001. He has served as director of the Human Performance Laboratory and as graduate adviser, and in leadership roles with the Faculty Senate, Graduate Council...

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UTEP 2012 Miner Soccer Academies


UTEP Alumni Pick-nic 2012


Cheer Camp at The Don Haskins


Meet The Experts - Dr.Castañeda


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