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Centennial Stories – James M. Peak

By on July 30, 2014

"We started painting the M up on the mountain...You had to do it. This was a part of being at Texas Western College." -James M. Peak, Class of 1958

Robert Burlingame

By on July 25, 2014

  The English Department at  UTEP was home to an accomplished professor and poet who dedicated his life to teaching his students to love literature as well as realizing his own poetic vision. Originally from Kansas, Robert Burlingame’s pursuit of his

Goodbye Dove

By on July 11, 2014

  The English Department at The University of Texas at El Paso offered its first creative writing course in 1967.  With this expansion of the curriculum came the first issue of Goodbye Dove.  The literary magazine was a joint effort

Viva la Causa!

By on June 20, 2014

  On December 3, 1971, two student organizations came together to bring the Chicano Movement sweeping the nation home to UTEP.  La Mesa and MEChA (Movimento Estudantil Chicano deAztlán) presented a list of demands to then UTEP president Dr. Joseph

Dr. Cheryl Martin

By on May 21, 2014

  Dr. Cheryl Martin, professor and well-known scholar of Mexican and Borderlands history, recently retired after a thirty-six year teaching career at UTEP.  Dr. Martin graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University during the 1960’s. Her Foreign Service degree


By on April 23, 2014

Lisa Lopez is the Librarian at Herrera Elementary School and the driving force behind the introduction of the Little Free Library to the El Paso area.  She is the first person to erect one of these libraries in the state

UTEP Student Success Center – CCE:Center for Civic Engagement

By on April 22, 2014

From KINT: Culmina evento de bienvenida en UTEP

By on April 12, 2014

Las actividades del evento de bienvenida a la Universidad de Texas en El Paso culminaron abriendo sus puertas también a estudiantes de preparatoria que buscan una opción para seguir con sus estudios superiores.

From KTSM: Beamon speaks as UTEP finishes Springtime Invitational

By on April 12, 2014

UTEP dominated the competition at the 2014 UTEP Invitational as the Miners clinched nine crowns at the meet.

Photo Gallery: Orange, Blue and You

By on April 12, 2014

Thousands of potential students and their families from the Paso del Norte region participate in “Orange, Blue and You,” a recruitment initiative, during the University’s Centennial Open House.