Posts By: Jenn Crawford

Jenn Crawford

Jenn Crawford is the director of editorial services for UTEP's University Communications Office.

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UTEP’s connection to Bhutan is a special relationship

By on August 25, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso first adopted its unique Bhutanese architecture in campus buildings completed in 1917. It wasn't until a half-century later that the university's bond with the remote Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan began to evolve into the strong and mutually beneficial partnership that today benefits students and the El Paso community.

Centennial Graduation is Largest in UTEP History

By on May 23, 2014

More than 25,000 friends and family members filled Sun Bowl Stadium Saturday, May 17 to celebrate the achievement of more than 2,800 spring and summer graduates.

UTEP centennial: First commencement ceremony took place in 1916

By on May 18, 2014

In a quiet ceremony on May 30, 1916, Judge Beauregard Bryan handed out the first diplomas from the Texas State School of Mines and Metallurgy to three mining engineering graduates — Vere Leasure, Lloyd Nelson and Clyde Ney.

Community Discovered UTEP’s Treasures During Centennial Open House

By on April 18, 2014

Early on a Friday morning, a group of juniors and seniors from Bowie High School’s international business academy crowded into the lobby of UTEP’s Business Administration Building, some eyeing the far table with large cookies decorated in orange and blue icing.

UTEP celebrates 100 years of history

By on January 5, 2014

Over the next year, the stories in this space will look at key moments in the last century where El Paso history and UTEP history connected.

Bhutan Experience Teaches More Than Opera

By on October 24, 2013

For several UTEP students in the Opera Bhutan chorus and orchestra, the trip to Bhutan was their first time on an airplane. Thirty-one people, including seven UTEP staff and faculty, boarded the plane at El Paso International Airport Sept. 29

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Curtain Call

By on October 12, 2013

The opera is over; we’re not ready to go home.

Final Dress Rehearsal Opera Bhutan

Final Dress Rehearsal

By on October 11, 2013

Almost 10 years in the making, tomorrow is the big day

Three Days in Paro Opera Bhutan

Three Days in Paro

By on October 10, 2013

Tiger’s Nest, Butter Tea and Prayer Wheels

Finding our Stride Opera Bhutan

Finding Our Stride

By on October 7, 2013

Halfway through our trip, we’re settling in