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
A few yards from Sun Bowl Stadium, just north of the Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, is an often forgotten reminder of The University of Texas at El Paso's mining heritage.
The man who designed several buildings on the UTEP campus and hundreds more all over the Southwest was born in Toledo, Ohio, March 5, 1860. Henry Charles Trost may have gotten his affinity for architecture and design from
As The University of Texas at El Paso commemorates its 100-year anniversary in 2014, Hoover House – UTEP’s official residence – has opened its doors to members of the El Paso community to join the celebration.
On Sunday, May 11, 2014, Charles Brown passed away in Antioch, California at the age of 83. Warmly remembered by El Pasoans and Miner fans, Brown, along with his nephew Cecil Brown, became the first African-American athletes at Texas Western
UTEP is not the only one celebrating a centennial birthday this year. Dr. Lola B. Dawkins recently celebrated her 100th birthday on December 29, 2013. The university and the College of Business Administration honored the special event with a birthday
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
Called one of the greatest upsets in NCAA basketball history, the Texas Western College Miners, coached by Don Haskins, defeat four-time champion University of Kentucky Wildcats under Adolph Rupp for the national championship in Maryland, 72 – 65.
Forty-eight years after the men’s basketball team won the NCAA championship in 1966, UTEP remains the only university in Texas to have a NCAA championship trophy for men’s basketball.
Don Haskins, the legendary UTEP Basketball coach, is an icon on the UTEP campus. Nicknamed “The Bear”, for his gruff sideline manner, he was head coach at the University from 1961 to 1999. He led the Miners to victory 719