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Minerpalooza to be the biggest for UTEP centennial

By on August 16, 2014

In honor of The University of Texas at El Paso's Centennial Celebration, this year's Minerpalooza will be "The Party of the Century."

M on the Mountain

Painting the ‘M’ a longstanding UTEP tradition

By on August 10, 2014

University of Texas at El Paso students who have helped whitewash the "M" on the mountain, whether the original above Scenic Drive or the one across from Sun Bowl Stadium, will admit it is one of the hardest jobs they ever loved.

ROTC program ties UTEP to military

By on August 3, 2014

Charles Alexander Puckett established the ROTC program at UTEP in 1935.


Daniel Perez: Radio station has played part of UTEP’s history

By on July 27, 2014

The University of Texas at El Paso's radio station, KTEP-FM, began as a college lab for aspiring broadcasters seven decades ago and has since evolved into a cornucopia of news and entertainment programming with legions of fans across the region.

Centennial museum

El Paso’s First Museum Located Next to ‘New’ College on the Hill

By on July 20, 2014

Editor’s note: The following is part of a weekly series commemorating The University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Celebration in 2014. El Paso’s elected and community leaders wanted to create a museum since the early 1900s, but it took

UTEP grads make a difference

By on July 6, 2014

What do Jack Handey, Abraham Chavez and Estela Casas have in common? They are among the 113,530 alumni of the University of Texas at El Paso.

Practice Mine

Mining an important foundation for UTEP

By on June 29, 2014

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.

Nadia M. Whitehead: Hoover House a gift that gives back

By on June 22, 2014

Donated to The University of Texas at El Paso in 1965, it is the only presidential residence owned by an institution in The University of Texas System.

Peace Corps’ roots part of UTEP’s mission of service

By on June 15, 2014

Texas Western College (TWC) was selected in 1961 to host the first training of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers because it was desegregated, and it fit in with the campus' legacy of service.

UTEP joins TxDOT on projects

By on June 8, 2014

TxDOT has contributed $8 million toward UTEP's Campus Transformation, an effort to create a safer, more open, pedestrian-friendly campus core that will become a legacy of the university's Centennial year celebration.