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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.

El Grito

‘El Grito’ has been part of UTEP history

By on September 14, 2014

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.

Esfera Cuántica Tlahtolli installation

Presentation of Sculpture Esfera Cuantica by Mexican Artist Sebastián

By on September 10, 2014

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.

1955 Desegregation

UTEP and NAACP have long, rich history

By on August 31, 2014

For 100 years, UTEP and the El Paso branch of the NAACP have been enriching the local community while contributing to equal rights nationwide.

COBA Corner and Mountains

UTEP’s connection to Bhutan is a special relationship

By on August 25, 2014

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.