week of Nov. 26, 2012  

Volcanoes: The Key to Powering Kenya

With few natural resources to help generate electricity, Kenya is turning toward a unique form of energy, and something it has in abundance: volcanoes.


Student Speaker Series Promotes Professional Growth

Speaking to several dozen pre-engineering underclassmen interested in internships, senior mechanical engineering major Alan Alvillar said he would break his number one rule: never tell people everything you know.



Literacy Camp Offers Win-Win-Win Opportunity

The young girl with an infectious smile spoke animatedly with UTEP junior Abigail Carrillo about the book they created during UTEP's fall 2012 Literacy Camp, an eight-week lab with multiple benefits for students, families and The University of Texas at El Paso.



Hispanic Chamber Honors MBA Program

The College of Business Administration has never been better. The Master of Business Administration program recently received the Vision of Excellence Award by the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, an honor bestowed upon an individual or group whose vision has grown from their past and the history of the people around them.



Health Sciences Welcomes Students from Ecuador

This past summer, four students from The University of Texas at El Paso traveled to Ecuador to participate in Hispanic health studies alongside researchers and students from the Universidad Regional Autónoma de los Andes "Uniandes" in Ambato.



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