THIS WEEK: February 9 – 15

By on February 9, 2014

Centennial Events

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In UTEP History

Female students propose the establishment of the school’s first sorority (Feb. 9, 1925), Diana Natalicio assumes the presidency of UTEP after serving the previous year as the school’s interim head (Feb. 11, 1988).

Learn more in the UTEP Encyclopedia.


Recent Activities

Events – A lecture on immigration given by Allison Brownell Tirres, The Trials of Pobrero El Campesino debuted at the Wise Family Theatre, a two part lecture series on how Food Studies have become a major global area of scholarship. 

StudentsUTEP L.I.V.E continued its student leadership program series, the SGA builds a BIG birthday card, and future Miners celebrate the 100th day of school.

Tour – An expert-led tour of Public Art on the UTEP campus.

Black History Month – An interview with the first black homecoming queen and a profile of the first black faculty members.

Announcements – A book talk and signing on El Paso sports history.

Centennial Stories – 1969 Homecoming Queen Andrea Thompson-Harden.

100 @ 100 – Interviews with Timothy Roth (Economics & Finance) and Aaron Velasco (Geological Sciences).

El Paso Times Series – Article on UTEP alums who have participated in and earned medals in past Olympic Games.

In the News – The upcoming Baja SAE competition is stirring attention; the UTEP Encyclopedia builds for the future.

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Jessica Molinar Muñoz is the director of communications for UTEP's Centennial Office.