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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.

Homecoming 2014

More to Homecoming than just football

By on October 5, 2014

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.

Raul Barberena

Classes at UTEP started 100 years ago today

By on September 28, 2014

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.


Sun Bowl celebrates 51 years

By on September 21, 2014

Fifty-one years ago today, the first football game was played in one of the region's most storied local landmarks — Sun Bowl Stadium.