Rachel Anna Neff, Ph.D., is a writer with the Office of University Communications.
While many associate Homecoming exclusively with football — and fans will not be disappointed with the University of Texas at El Paso versus Old Dominion game at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 — the tradition is historically meant to welcome back alumni.
The commemoration of the Mexican cry for independence, originally called "Grito de Dolores" and now commonly known as El Grito, was first organized in 1825 and is typically celebrated Sept. 15 or 16 each year to celebrate the Mexican War of Independence started Sept. 16, 1810.
Charles Alexander Puckett established the ROTC program at UTEP in 1935.
Transformations require a thorough or dramatic change in form or appearance, and during the past 100 years, The University of Texas at El Paso has undergone quite a few, including seven formal name changes.
On March 9, the biennial Carl Hertzog Award for Excellence in Book Design will recognize the 14th winner of a prize created to honor the craftsmanship and attention to detail behind fine presses and how they skillfully combine visual elements such as the title page, illustrations and typography with the physical aspects of the book such as binding, paper and ink.
The best part about The University of Texas at El Paso’s public art is how anyone can encounter beautiful and interesting pieces at almost every turn: inside the buildings, along the walkways and dotting the roadsides. Stacy E. Schultz, Ph.D.,
Allison Brownell Tirres, J.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of law at DePaul University College of Law, combined her interest and training in history and law to explain how the history of immigration law and reform could influence “just and humane solutions”
Students hurrying to classes around The University of Texas at El Paso might not realize they are passing by a renowned artist's work.