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UTEP buildings honor community members

By on December 14, 2014

More than 70 unique buildings make up the campus of the University of Texas at El Paso. Each structure constructed during the past century has served a distinct purpose — from providing classrooms and labs, housing students and hosting art exhibits to serving as an arena for the community to enjoy athletic and entertainment events.

Gator Prank

Texas Western students made history with gator caper

By on December 7, 2014

“It was one of the greatest college pranks of all time,” crowed Ron Mishkin, one of the seven perpetrators who “borrowed” Oscar the alligator from the pond at San Jacinto Plaza during the overnight hours of Dec. 10-11, 1952, and deposited him in the second-floor office of Howard Quinn, a no-nonsense professor of geology.

Women Shaped UTEP History

Women Shape UTEP’s History and Future

By on November 29, 2014

In the early days of UTEP's history, two women, Kathleen Worrell and Ruth Monro Augur, encouraged and supported the admission of women to the male-dominated engineering school.

UTEP column: UTEP alumni-owned businesses boost local economy

By on November 22, 2014

The El Paso economy would not be the same without The University of Texas at El Paso. Since its establishment 100 years ago.

UTEP faculty, staff and students at the University's new computer center in 1967. Photo courtesy of the UTEP Prospector.

Computer technology played important role in UTEP’s evolution

By on November 16, 2014

From its beginnings as an engineering school in 1914, The University of Texas at El Paso has remained at the forefront of employing computing technology for both administrative and academic purposes.

Military Support Photo

UTEP, Military Have Strong Partnership

By on November 10, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso and the U.S. military have benefited from each other’s presence in the region during the past 100 years.

Greek life at UTEP about giving back to community

By on November 2, 2014

Being part of a Greek organization at UTEP is about growing as an individual and giving back to the community, and it has been part and parcel of the University’s rich 100-year history.

Haskins Center a part of community

By on October 26, 2014

Home to the UTEP men's and women's basketball teams, the Don Haskins Center is named after the University's legendary basketball coach, who died in 2008.

UTEP grads make marks in the arts

By on October 19, 2014

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.

Landscaping beautifies UTEP campus

By on October 12, 2014

In 2011, the University unveiled a new master plan that incorporated parts of the Mission '73 vision for a Campus Transformation proposal.