The University of Texas at El Paso's foundation may be in mining, yet an array of UTEP graduates have made their mark within the visual arts, entertainment industry and other creative realms.
In 2011, the University unveiled a new master plan that incorporated parts of the Mission '73 vision for a Campus Transformation proposal.
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.
Finding out more about the first day of class in 1914 at the State School of Mines and Metallurgy, now The University of Texas at El Paso, was a research project with its own story.
Fifty-one years ago today, the first football game was played in one of the region's most storied local landmarks — Sun Bowl Stadium.
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.
In recognition of UTEP’s role in educating thousands of Mexican students and as a gift of friendship for the University’s Centennial, the Mexican people will present The University of Texas at El Paso with an original piece by renowned sculptor Sebastián.
For 100 years, UTEP and the El Paso branch of the NAACP have been enriching the local community while contributing to equal rights nationwide.
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.
In honor of The University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Celebration, this year's Minerpalooza will be "The Party of the Century."