week of Dec. 3, 2012  

Students to Present Behavioral Medicine Research

Teresa M. Anchondo, a student in the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences (IHS) Ph.D. program at The University of Texas at El Paso, has spent the last four years mapping out "food deserts" in El Paso County.


Translating Science to Better Health

UTEP faculty and students will soon be journeying to the Caribbean island of Puerto Rico – not for a vacation, but to collaborate with researchers from around the country on serious health issues like leukemia, tuberculosis and Chagas disease.



Legend of Campus Gator Prank Turns 60

The University of Texas at El Paso offers Gator Camp as part of its fall orientation program to encourage new students to make their mark on campus as a handful of undergraduates did 60 years ago this month.



"A Christmas Carol" Continues Holiday Tradition at UTEP

Rehearsals are under way for this year's production of A Christmas Carol, the celebrated play based on Charles Dickens' timeless novel featuring Ebeneezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and some ghostly visitors who teach what the season is truly about.



Cooking Classes Help Kids Learn Science Skills

Close to 20 children are willingly gathered around tables, concentrating hard to answer questions, figure out problems, and fill out worksheets, despite the fact that it's after school hours.


Traffic Alert: New Gates to be Installed on University Avenue

The University of Texas at El Paso will construct new traffic control gates on University Avenue beginning Thursday, Dec. 6. Construction is expected to last 30 to 45 days and will temporarily close the following areas ... Learn More


UTEP Choirs' Holiday Festival


Engineering Seniors Present Innovative Inventions


Brain Art


Video: UTEP Engineering Senior Project Presentations


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